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Old 07-22-2007, 05:38 AM   #1
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I have an Intelli-power 9100 in a 2001 Holiday Rambler. The unit does not get much use although I keep it hooked to 50 amp service next to the house. With only the fridg and air conditioner running I noticed the battery will go dead and the systems shuts down. Using only a volt meter(no amp meter available) it is putting out less than 3 volts to the single battery. Is this a battery issue or converter problem???? I am leaving on a 10 day trip tomorrow and really need to get this resolved
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Old 07-22-2007, 05:38 AM   #2
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I have an Intelli-power 9100 in a 2001 Holiday Rambler. The unit does not get much use although I keep it hooked to 50 amp service next to the house. With only the fridg and air conditioner running I noticed the battery will go dead and the systems shuts down. Using only a volt meter(no amp meter available) it is putting out less than 3 volts to the single battery. Is this a battery issue or converter problem???? I am leaving on a 10 day trip tomorrow and really need to get this resolved
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Old 07-22-2007, 08:31 AM   #3
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How old is your battery, if its over 3 years it can be a problem...
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The battery is 2 years old, but the converter shows no output from the +/- leads. Both 30amp fuses have been checked for continuity.
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Try charging your batteries with an separate automotive 12 volt charger first, or pull the batteries and take them to the local parts house so they can run a load test on them.

You should be getting 12.6 to 13 volts out of the converter on the battery circuit.

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Do you have power at the outlet where the converter plugs in to? I had a similar issue where the outlet for the converter was dead, along with a few other rarely used outlets. Turned out that one leg of the 50A source was dead.

Else, it sounds like a faulty converter.
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After having a couple of my electronic buddies look at the situation, We have determined the converter has puked. Will not be able to install a new unit until Friday so will have to make do with keeping one house battery on charge and switching out the depleted one as needed.
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