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Old 06-15-2021, 10:17 AM   #1
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Fuse for refrigerator

While our coach was having some driveline work done, the batteries went dead due to the refrigerator (domestic 1350) being left on for 10 days. The refrigerator showed a E0 code and one of the solutions was to cut the power to it to have it reset. I turned off the batteries and shore power, but the refrigerator was still on. It appears to be directly wired to the batteries with no fuse (except the one in the refrigerator itself). Is this normal? By the way, the reset did the trick.

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The 12v control for the refrigerator is one of 4 circuits that are wired directly to the batteries. The fuses for these circuits are located on the ceiling of the battery compartment in my coach. the other 3 circuits are the seats, the steps, and the DC fuse panel. In the case of the fuse panel, it also runs through the house disconnect switch.



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In Andy's Pic....those wires are connected to Short Stop DC Circuit Breakers
Many are Auto resetting.....drop DC and they reset
Some can be Manual Reset...small button on end of CB
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Old 06-15-2021, 03:39 PM   #4
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My 09 has a fuse block in the wet bay on the passenger side that has a fuse labeled refer. If I remember right there are fuses in the control board also. I went through a few issues when I first bought mine and it ended up being the thermister. pretty easy part to find and install. cleaned up all of the connections and it has worked fine since.
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My 09 has a fuse block in the wet bay on the passenger side that has a fuse labeled refer.

Fuse or re-settable breaker?
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I found the panel in the battery bay, but all appear to be chassis related. There is 1 pair (red and white) attached to the - and + terminals and I知 assuming they go infused to the refrigerator. The seats grab power from the front and I have not found where the steps are getting power.
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That was my first guess, but I pulled all the fuses and it still had power (nothing is labeled)
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Your 09 is probably significantly different than my 01, but I have had the same issue trying to find fuse (under pressure) that you are having. In fact, I recently started a thread showing the location of the fuses in my coach. It might give you some ideas.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f104/fig...es-540806.html
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For those who are not aware, this coach was the last one being built when WRV closed and was finished by the PO. I知 wondering if was scheduled to have residual refrigerator and the PO changed it. I知 also not sure why a #12 wire was used for 4 amp circuit. Since there are several open slots in the fuse block in the wet bay, So I think I値l move the + to the wet bay.

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For those who are not aware, this coach was the last one being built when WRV closed and was finished by the PO. I知 wondering if was scheduled to have residual refrigerator and the PO changed it. I知 also not sure why a #12 wire was used for 4 amp circuit. Since there are several open slots in the fuse block in the wet bay, So I think I値l move the + to the wet bay.

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So according to the gurus on here mine was the third from last to be built.I will try to attach some pics to show what I have. last pic is kinda hard to read but refer was penciled in.Click image for larger version

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not sure why pics uploaded sideways. I guess you have to take pics in landscape instead of portrait.
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Was just curious, as the picture posted by Andy show breakers.
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when I turn your photo over and blow it up some it looks like the circled fuse says refer.
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