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Old 07-08-2013, 10:19 PM   #1
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1978 Holiday Rambler 5th wheel battery wiring question

We just got a 1978 Holiday Rambler 5th wheel,we only plan to park it on our hunting property in the woods where we do not have any power so 12v and the generator is all we have. we are trying to figure out the wiring for the battery when we hooked up the generator we were able to find a green ground wire and a red positive which we hoked to a battery. right now all the lights and fans are working but what are the other 3 wires for? we still have a yellow a green and another red not hooked up to anything. my husband thinks 1 should go to trailer light plug to charge the battery while driving down the road but wasn't sure on the others. the other thing is the charge indicator light in the power panel isn't working could that have something to do with the other wires or maybe just a bad led as it is charging. thanks in advance and i'm sure we'll have more questions when we figure out a way to fill the water tank and start using the plumbing


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Old 07-13-2013, 06:46 PM   #2
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Not sure about all the wires, but for sure , 1 would be the charge wire from the tow vehicle. Others could be a feed from the converter/charger , so until you figure them out tape them up to prevent shorting if you plug in the power cord.
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