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Old 06-10-2011, 05:05 PM   #1
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Converter Panel changeout

Trying to change out my power converter on 1987 Winnebago Chieftan. I found it under the fridge and it's a rusted burnt out mess. Without it no power to pumps or generator. any idea what I'm lookin at costwise & where to shop for replacement? Thanks----JD

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Old 06-10-2011, 05:14 PM   #2
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What size is your battery bank?

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Old 06-10-2011, 05:33 PM   #3
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Look at bestconverters.com for good price and service. They can give you advice on what would be the easiest swap-out for your rig.

Recommend you go for a converter with a smart charger to maximize the life of your expensive battery bank.
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Old 06-10-2011, 06:04 PM   #4
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Note about Best Converter.. Tell him what you have and what shape it's in, He may have a drop in replacement that is vastly superior to your old one.

NOTE on placement.. Consider waterprofing the site.
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First thing is to determine what you have. Winnebago used Progressive Dynamics for many years for both the Power Center and Converter. I list most of the information here Daves Place - RV Electrical Systems. Once you know what you have, then you can determine what your replacement needs are. I recently replaced my power panel with a newer version from a wrecked trailer and the converter with a PD9260. You have to clearly understand what your going from / to when doing this.


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