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Old 11-26-2013, 06:58 PM   #1
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MY LIGHTS ON BOTH SLIDERS ARE NOT WORKING, I CHECKED THE FUSES,THEY ARE OK,
ANY SUGGESTIONS DID CARRIAGE PUT A IN LINE FUSE LIKE COACHMAN USE TO?
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:36 AM   #2
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Not likely, you have to start backwards from the lights and trace where the +12 quits. Are the bulbs good, lights socket wiring good, harness going in and out with the room good. Has the twist on (RV industry favorite) fallen off the connection bunch someplace, has the wire chafed off in the wall someplace. If you are lucky you'll find it right away, if not you might never find it.
I had an in-wall +12V running an appliance quit. I bypassed it and ran +12V from another location.

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I found with my coach that all of the DC lighting in front of the fuse panel is on the same circuit while all of the DC lighting on the other side of the fuse panel in on a 2nd circuit. It really doesn't matter if you start at the fuse and work your way out til you loose 12V or start at the other end and work back until you find 12V; just don't try to start in the middle. in your case, it would make sense to start at the light fixture and work your way back. It may be that moisture corroded the light connections (I had that in the bedroom in my rig.
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Was it ever working for you? If not, have you possibly overlooked a wall switch?

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"just don't try to start in the middle"...I don't agree.

I've found it wise and a time saver to start in the middle, after you've determined that the source is good....just as long as you know what appliances/switches/outlets are on the circuit in trouble. Therein lies he rub, we as end users rarely know how the rig was wired, sometimes it can be obvious, other times there is no rhyme or reason, for the routing.

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