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Old 09-02-2012, 09:47 AM   #1
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Question switch in glove box

Does anyone know what the switch in the glove box of a 96 Georgie Boy does or was intended to do?
The dealer has no idea and it appears to be from the factory.
Most people give me a blank stare and one guy said it opens the trunk (that would be interesting on a class A)
Tried following the wires but they disappeared in the dash in a mess of wires, changing color.

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Old 09-02-2012, 10:11 AM   #2
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Could be a "master switch " for the storage bay lights!
Just turn it off until you find something that doesn't work

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Old 09-02-2012, 02:51 PM   #3
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Skip you took the words right out of my mouth.

Two suspects.. If it is a front engine model check for a "Service light" under the hood

Check compartment lights in your storage areas

But I note those are "Suspects" might be somethign else entierly.
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Old 09-02-2012, 05:10 PM   #4
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Its a pusher so no service light, but you might be right about the compartment lights, I noticed the last one I tried did not go on. Laid up a few days but will check that out when I get back home and let you know. Thanks
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Old 09-02-2012, 08:50 PM   #5
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Can you trace the wiring?
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I had a switch in my Class A that was mystery. It seemed to do nothing.
Ironically, I had 3 exterior lights and 2 compartment lights that would not illuminate

I later found that the switch controlled the exterior lights...but that ALL the bulbs in ALL the lights were burned out.

Of course in 1996 it was a popular fad of installing after market car alarms...anyone remember the "Viper" with is annoying alarm pattern? It had an over-ride (Valet) switch, often mounted in the glovebox. Maybe you have a car alarm in the rig?

Ah, the treasure hunt that is ownership of a Motorhome...just takes patience to figure these things out.

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