RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Fleetwood Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 12-07-2019, 08:13 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 64
Storage compartment lights?

What's the trick to get the lights the storage compartments in our 2012 Fleetwood Bounder 33C to light? The switches in the compartments don't do anything-- perhaps there's some kind of toggle somewhere?
tymzee is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 12-07-2019, 08:33 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
AZ RV'r's Avatar


 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Phoenix, AZ.
Posts: 357
I dont know your year specifically but, we had a 2016 Bounder and now a 2019 Southwind and both had a switch by the stairs and entry door that read "cargo lights" that button turns them all on and all off. I never touched the switches on the lights themselves, never needed to.

See picture below from our Bounder with red arrows pointing at switches.
Click on the picture to make it bigger!

Good Luck!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_9329.jpg
Views:	16
Size:	291.3 KB
ID:	268874  
__________________
2019 Fleetwood Southwind 37 F
2018 Jeep Wrangler JL - towing
2020 Jeep Gladiator not towing
We RV'd ALL of the lower 48 states and into Canada
AZ RV'r is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2019, 09:43 PM   #3
cwk
Senior Member
 
cwk's Avatar


 
American Coach Owners Club
Spartan Chassis
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,736
IIRC, on our coach there is a switch on the dashboard that controls the compartment lights. Then, each light fixture has a switch on it as well.


We also changed the bulbs to LEDs. If the incandescent bulbs are left on for a long time the heat melts the fixture lens and could potentially start a fire.
__________________
Charles and Beverly
"The Eagle" - 1991 American Eagle 38J - Cummins 6CTA8.3 300hp DP, Allison MT643 4spd. Trans., Spartan chassis.
Link to our Eagle Thread
cwk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2019, 05:55 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
mchero's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Full Time USA
Posts: 2,176
On my rig I have a utility light switch by the drivers seat. It powers three clear 12 volt lights, one under hood in front, one in wet bay and one at the rear just above radiator.
I have a switch by the entry door thats for the basement lights. Also, each of my basement lights have a switch on them.
__________________
Robert & Deb
07 Discovery 39v FWS Full Timers, Henniker NH
1K solar - 05 Jeep Grand Cherokee
mchero is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2019, 01:16 PM   #5
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by AZ RV'r View Post
I dont know your year specifically but, we had a 2016 Bounder and now a 2019 Southwind and both had a switch by the stairs and entry door that read "cargo lights" that button turns them all on and all off. I never touched the switches on the lights themselves, never needed to.

Good Luck!
Aha--appears to be one of those situations where what I'm looking for is "hidden in plain site".

We're pretty snowed in at the moment but I did see that among all the switches just inside the door there's one labeled "Luggage compartment". Could have sworn I checked all those in the past.

The previous owner had replaced all of the lighting inside with LED bulbs, not sure whether those down there were replaced as well. Will check when we get thawed out a bit.

Thanks for the input!
tymzee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2019, 06:44 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Stonehands's Avatar
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Spartan Chassis
Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: Jackson,Michigan
Posts: 496
On our 2004 Bounder 35B,there is a switch by the door well for it. Ours is not marked but does have a light on it when on. Our storage bins have 12 volt incandescent bulbs.
Stonehands is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
light, lights, storage



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
05 Essex 4502 - location of 12v fuse for storage compartment lights harich Newmar Owner's Forum 2 08-26-2019 10:47 AM
Storage compartment lights holidaybill Class A Motorhome Discussions 4 04-04-2017 01:20 PM
97 Fleetwood SouthWind Storage compartment lights AlsSouthWind Class A Motorhome Discussions 9 09-12-2015 07:15 PM
turn signals, running lights, tow lights side clearance lights not working gowhiz Tiffin Owner's Forum 3 02-26-2014 08:02 AM
Storage compartment lights don't work ddz1952 Newmar Owner's Forum 5 07-08-2011 03:46 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:57 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.