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Old 02-25-2013, 01:57 PM   #1
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35K Vacuflush Breaker Location

Last week as I was about to leave for school our vacuflush toilets lost power. DW called Fleetwood Customer Service and could not get much info. After getting back from school I tested fuses and checked the switch for continuity. All were good. Called Fleetwood again, and found out that the vacuum pump is in the next to last luggage compartment on the passenger side behind the access panel. We called several mobile repair places and was able to set up an appointment for today with Camping Connection.

The tech came out, and together we searched to find out why there was no power. Checked all the fuses in the bedroom 12V panel, all in the propane bay and even the panel to the left of the dash. Called Fleetwood again, and this time a very helpful gentleman did some research and told me to check behind the drawers under the wardrobe on the right of the bedroom. Sure enough there is a circuit breaker on the outside wall. The reset was on the side away from our vision so I would not have thought to push anything on that side. The toilets are working again.

I have the electrical diagrams and they do not show the lines or breaker, but I believe that this may have been the first run of this particular floorplan.

Please don't take this as a bash against Fleetwood, because that is not my intent. Just be aware that when you call on an issue, the level of knowledge between contacts on the phone may differ. So be prepared to ask specific questions and call back if necessary until you get the answers you need.

Photos are posted below to help others locate the breaker.
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Wow. So glad you persevered and found it.
Thanks for the thread. It will surely save others the hassle.
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Old 02-25-2013, 07:08 PM   #3
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Cliff,
Why I love this forum, that is great information! Love the quote by the way....
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Old 02-25-2013, 09:22 PM   #4
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Thanks for the info and pix. I will be pulling all my drawers this weekend, thats for sure.
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Very helpful info! Thanks, Cliff.
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Old 01-24-2014, 10:47 PM   #6
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Smile Wow! Thank you!

I just wanted to thank you for this post! We just arrived at an rv park and the toilets had no power. We checked every breaker, fuse, and anything else we could think of. We were about to give up when we decided to do an internet search and found your post. Toilets are working just fine now. Thank you for taking the time to post the pictures and everything! We did a happy dance once we got it working!
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Thanks! Im sure this will come in handy one day. Probably when wife is on the road alone!
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We have a Fleetwood Excursion and toilet has done the same thing twice - no power. Luckily we have just had a faulty wire and jiggling it gets it back working (for now) will take it in to be replaced when we get home.
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checked mine tonight and its in the same spot.
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I rewired a new hot lead from a 12v power outlet to the vacuum motor power (red wire) lead, just last week. Wish I'd known about the circuit breaker sooner. Why don't they show this on their wiring diagram I have also??? GRRRRRRRRRRRR
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Vacuflush Circuit Breaker Location

We have just traveled from Akron, Ohio to the door step to the Florida Keys (Homestead) without a working toilet. We have a 2013 Fleetwood Excursion 35B. Is there anyone out there that has found the exact location of this so-called circuit breaker. We have looked everywhere and added probably an additional 3+ hours to our trip looking.
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We have just traveled from Akron, Ohio to the door step to the Florida Keys (Homestead) without a working toilet. We have a 2013 Fleetwood Excursion 35B. Is there anyone out there that has found the exact location of this so-called circuit breaker. We have looked everywhere and added probably an additional 3+ hours to our trip looking.
If your light on the macerator panel in the bathroom is not lit, it is probably the panel. I'll PM you with my phone number and I can walk you through it. We had the same problem last month.
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Thanks for sharing the photos and information.

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Smile exactly same problem

Spent an hour looking for this ... was planning on taking off for Nashville tomorrow. Wife suggested googling and here I am now happy as a clam cause I think my 35K can be fixed. Hooray and thanks to the author and iRV2. This is what makes this forum great!

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