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Old 08-18-2020, 05:52 AM   #1
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Battery cables cut off by thieves

Squatters got into my 1992 Thor Pinnacle Class A. GM P30.
They flattened all the tires and cut off all the battery cables. I feel like I've been transported to an episode of the Trailer Park Boys for the last 10 days.

On the firewall is a terminal with 3 cable connectors still bolted on. I know one goes to the engine battery,one to the house battery but don't remember where the third one goes.They also took the cables for a big inverter I mounted on the dash in the cabin. They were attached to the 80 amp fuse with the red button.
I don't think there was a cable from the fuse to that terminal but not sure about it. The 3rd cable is the mystery.
Does anyone have a similar set up? If someone could send a picture of theirs if it's the same or if you know where the 3rd one goes it would really help me out. What is that terminal on the firewall called by the way?

I hope this doesn't happen to anyone else out there. If you don't have storage insurance you might want to consider it
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coach battery , chassis battery and the alternator,
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Thanks Rustyrim, Of course,makes sense,current has to come from somewhere.
Do you know if the terminal on the firewall in the picture is the battery isolator or just a connecter. If it's not the isolator do you know where those are usually located?
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I do not see an isolator in your pictures. i would start by looking at the color and gauge coming off the alternator and follow that. many older RV's had the isolator removed when they failed and all the lugs hooked together.
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Got it. Thanks
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Squatters got into my 1992 Thor Pinnacle Class A. GM P30.
They flattened all the tires and cut off all the battery cables. I feel like I've been transported to an episode of the Trailer Park Boys for the last 10 days.
WOW! So sorry to hear what happened to you. That's a bunch of damage done. Six tires, installation, three batteries and cables. Yikes, that sounds like $3000 in damages.
Again so sorry to here you are going through this hassle.
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