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Old 08-26-2014, 09:42 AM   #1
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I am having a problem whenever I am plugged into shore power. My batteries are getting drained. They charge back up again when I have the engine or generator running, but shore power of any amperage is sucking the life out of them. Could this be a faulty power converter? Or does anyone have any other ideas?

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Old 08-26-2014, 09:49 AM   #2
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Faulty convertor is a possibility.
My coach has a dedicated 110v circuit breaker for the convertor / charger, and that would be the first thing to check, also breakers on the C/C it's self; it may have some.
If you can find and post info on the C/C that's in you coach , maybe we can track down a manual and testing info , if you don't have it already.

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It could be a problem with your converter/charger but a lot more info is needed about your RV.
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Old 08-26-2014, 11:46 AM   #4
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Since your batteries charge ok on generator, it seems your converter must be working OK. All the generator does is provide an alternate source of shore power - it does not charge batteries on its own.

Please provide more details, starting with year/make/model of coach and brand/model of the charging system (converter/charger).
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Old 08-27-2014, 01:46 PM   #5
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My 1st rv was a 2002 georgie boy v-10. The batteries would never charge off of the converter. Found Under the hood in the electrical panel the reset button was out on either a 30 or 50 amp reset. The converter would provide full power to the rig just wouldn't power the batteries
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