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Old 03-26-2014, 06:56 AM   #1
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Electrical Gremlins, repair shop in Ft Myers area

I seem to have some electrical issues.For some reason I have developed low voltage to many of my accessories. example, all of a sudden my electrical outside awnings wont open/close. However I hook a 12v battery up to them directly they work fine/ Also have an issue with one of my slides closely very slowly (sometimes). Installed new chassis batteries but problems continue. Think it is time to have a professional take a look so if you can recommend anybody in or near Port Charolette/Ft Myers I am going to be in that area for a week I would appreciate it very much.

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Old 03-26-2014, 07:01 AM   #2
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I've heard good reports from fellow park residents about Horner's RV on US41 south of Punta Gorda. I haven't used them myself, however.

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Old 03-26-2014, 07:55 PM   #3
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A possibility is a faulty battery cable. I've seen many older cable ends that were not making a solid connection.
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Old 03-26-2014, 08:55 PM   #4
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Sounds like bad connection someplace.

Likely ground first or suppy line to distribution.

Do you have volt meter?
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Old 03-27-2014, 04:29 AM   #5
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Check your battery ground cables to your chassis frame.



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I 'hate' electrical problems with a passion!!!!! I would be looking for a bad ground connection to start off with. Then look for loose connections and/or broken wires. Our MH's take a beating and something has got to give.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:54 AM   #7
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Get a volt meter and measure voltages.

Look for changes when loads change and connection losses (measure voltage drop across connection) one example is placing one lead into negative post of battery and other on frame, this checks both cable to battery and cable to frame at same time.

If drop is observed move either lead into the cable someplace and repeat.

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Call Mr. Front End on Taylor Rd. in Punta Gorda. 941-505-7757

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