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Old 09-29-2005, 06:30 PM   #1
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There is a small paddle switch located in the ceiling of our bedroom. 1997 Safari Sahara. We, nor the prior owner, were able to figure out what it does. Any suggestions. It doesn't seem to affect anything but the factory would not have installed it for no reason.
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There is a small paddle switch located in the ceiling of our bedroom. 1997 Safari Sahara. We, nor the prior owner, were able to figure out what it does. Any suggestions. It doesn't seem to affect anything but the factory would not have installed it for no reason.
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Old 09-29-2005, 07:27 PM   #3
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3-way switch for a radio/CD player?
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Old 09-30-2005, 06:46 AM   #4
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Why not contact Safari and ask their tech service what the switch is for. They are usually very helpful when I have called.
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Old 10-01-2005, 09:03 AM   #5
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Is the Safari have a 30 Amp shore power cable? If so, the switch probably enables and disables the second a/c unit. In some rigs, the second a/c could be run via the genset, but not via shore power. Another possibility is that it shifts power between a washer/dryer [or a large microwave] and the second a/c. In the mid-90's it was not unusual for those appliances to share one power circuit, but the circuit could not handle both appliances simultaneously. The switch controlled which one received power. We had such a switch in our 1996 Southwind, even though it did not actually have a washer/dryer installed. The coach was wired for the washer, so it had the power sharing switch.
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The rig has a 50 amp shore power, no washer-drier but is wired for such. I will plug the unit into a 30 amp shore power and see if it does disable the rear a/c. Thanks for the suggestions.
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