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Old 06-23-2014, 06:30 PM   #1
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Low Voltage

have a 2015 excursion 35e twice now after a month of living in it plug in. when i start it up raise jacks pullin slides the dash disply says low voltage. it comes on after i start it up before i raise jacks and pull in slide.
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Old 06-23-2014, 06:42 PM   #2
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It is probably the intake heater creating the low voltage. Perfectly normal.

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Old 06-24-2014, 11:17 AM   #3
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low voltage

Make sure your inverter/convertor is working. We had the same problem. A reset of the inverter/charger fixed it. Read your manual, if it can be done it tells you how. It seems that a shore (220v) voltage fluctuation did something to make our reset necessary. The battery voltage went from 12.6 or so to well over the required 13.2 after the reset.
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You said dash display - are we talking about the chassis (engine start) batteries? If so, it may be that your Battery Charge Controller is not keeping the chassis batteries topped up while on shore power. I'm not sure what system your Excursion uses, but all Fleetwood coaches have this function. Since it's a 2015, I suggest having the dealer check it out.
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Would 220 volts really be considered LOW voltage?
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"new rver"....I'm going to reiterate what others said, but hopefully explain it a little better.

You could have one of two issues. The first issue "Ranger Smith" mentioned is that you could be seeing an indicator of low voltage from your engine. When you start your engine, there is a heater inside that heats the fuel to help it start easier. This heater can cycle on and off 3-4 times while the engine is running and will draw a LOT of 12 volt power and make your gauge drop and bounce back. This typically only happens when you're in colder weather, like 60 and below.

The other issue is that not all RV's charge the starting batteries while plugged into shore power. I would suspect that a 2015 Excursion would, but that is something you need to ask Fleetwood. Many high end motor homes haven't come with that feature in prior years and a small charging system had to be added between the two battery systems.
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thanks again for reply. taking in in for small warenty work.will call fleetwood to ask with a bunch of other ?.
safe travles full timing since may 1 and loving it.bob,linda & missy

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