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Old 04-28-2007, 08:30 PM   #1
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I just recently realized that the factory wired my soleniod wrong. one wire goes to the isolated stud and the other wire goes to the coach + side. Both wires are red. The factory reveresed the locations. I realized this when I went to install trikl start and the light would not come on and I started measuring voltage. It appears that I was charging the engine battery with the converter/plugged in, instead of the house batteries. Now I have wired it correctly. During my travels over the last year I did ruin a engine/chassis battery(red light on inverter switch came on), a converter (put out too much ac current out), and noticed that my drycamping was for only short periods.

Everything worked fine, except that I was always running the generator when unplugged.

Does anyone have a picture of the battery compartment I would like to double check the wiring. I looked on bagos website but I still want to make sure how many wires go to the isolated stud. My battery has 4 wires on it.

1. to + of the engine/chassis battery
2. one wire to the solenoid (left side)
3. one red wire with a red label
4. one red wire with a blue label

wire #3 and #4... I believe one is the starter/alternator but I can't figure out what the other wire is?

Thanks for any help...
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I just recently realized that the factory wired my soleniod wrong. one wire goes to the isolated stud and the other wire goes to the coach + side. Both wires are red. The factory reveresed the locations. I realized this when I went to install trikl start and the light would not come on and I started measuring voltage. It appears that I was charging the engine battery with the converter/plugged in, instead of the house batteries. Now I have wired it correctly. During my travels over the last year I did ruin a engine/chassis battery(red light on inverter switch came on), a converter (put out too much ac current out), and noticed that my drycamping was for only short periods.

Everything worked fine, except that I was always running the generator when unplugged.

Does anyone have a picture of the battery compartment I would like to double check the wiring. I looked on bagos website but I still want to make sure how many wires go to the isolated stud. My battery has 4 wires on it.

1. to + of the engine/chassis battery
2. one wire to the solenoid (left side)
3. one red wire with a red label
4. one red wire with a blue label

wire #3 and #4... I believe one is the starter/alternator but I can't figure out what the other wire is?

Thanks for any help...
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Old 04-28-2007, 10:36 PM   #3
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I don't have have picture for you, but take a look at page 2 (Detail AA) of this diagram: Chassis Wiring Installation and page 11 (lower right corner) of this one: Body, 12V Wiring Diagram
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Old 04-29-2007, 07:22 AM   #4
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Thanks. My rv is gas. I located the two wires #3 and #4. one is the alternator and the other is the starter. Unknow if they go to the same lug. I disconnect the + on the engine battery and my rv still started and the gen started..really confused now. I'll let you know how i make out after I call bago. If anyone knows the starter and alternator wire locations inside the battery box area that would be great!


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The two links above are to the wiring diagrams for your coach. The first 'Installation' link has a drawing of the battery box showing the physical arrangement of the wires.
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Old 04-29-2007, 09:55 AM   #6
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Chris that link does not show the alt going to the isolated stud in battery compartment, i believe is shows the starter.

I am assuming that the starter, alt and the left side of the solenioid, and the pos + of the engine battery all go to the isolated stud in battery compartment. Everyhting appears to be working ok except when I disconnect the + leasd to engine battery...the engine still starts..Just making me a little paranoid that maybe something isn't right. either the soleniod is bad or something else is wrong. Somehow the engine is getting power from the house batteries to still start.

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