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Old 03-04-2016, 03:08 PM   #1
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Damon Disconnect Switch

Been having a electrical problem with my 2001 Damon Ultrasport and a lot of people have told me to check my "battery disconnect switch". But I don't know where it is. Can any Damon owners tell me?
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The "typical" Damon Class A has a house battery disconnect. The switch for the system will be inside the coach and can be labeled with stay-store, connect-disconnect, etc.

This system only disconnects the house batteries using a solenoid that is part of the Battery Control Center (BCC). To operate, there must be a good charge in the house batteries or the solenoid can fail to connect/disconnect properly.

The BCC should be a device that looks like 2 solenoids end to end with a group of fuses next to the solenoids.

The BCC primarily does 2 other actions...
Operates the Start Assist to "jump start" the engine with the house batteries and
Feeds engine alternator power to charge the house batteries.

See a photo of the BCC from a Challenger at the bottom of the thread here:
2001 Challenger: volt..batteries..replacing..any power in the coach

First, the batteries must be in good order, then you can find and check the BCC with House Battery Disconnect.

Hope that helps.
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On my 1995 Damon the switch is on the dash left side panel. The relay is located in a box on the driver side next to radiator. But that might not be the same location in yours.

I found a link that had a similar problem.
http://www.irv2.com/forums/f120/damo...es-126822.html

http://www.irv2.com/forums/f120/batt...ect-98009.html
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I should of known! Mine has use/store but I was getting mixed up by others saying "disconnect". I guess besides needing to learn more about the coach, I also need to learn the terms!
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Glad it was easy to sort-out.

Damon always built a good coach...we love ours. "Value by Design" was the motto and it's true.

Hope you enjoy that 5.9 (non-DEF/DPF) chassis...and safe travels.
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Mine was not labeled. It was throw the switch and see what happends.
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