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gene, RV Mechanic
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It will crank and that's it - no other electrical is

Customer Question

It will crank and that's it - no other electrical is working, including transmission, generator, ect
JA: When was your transmission fluid last checked?
Customer: I will check that today - I think it may have been leaking Why would that effect the electrical
JA: What is the model/year of your RV?
Customer: 1994 Allegro bay
JA: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes and I am very new, Haven't really tried anything except checking fuse connections etc. I am having to look up where to put the transmission fluid in... that's how new. I am a 56 year old women hahaha and I can do this, just need to fine the correct information
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: It was working perfectly 2 weeks ago
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: RV
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will try to help you with this

what is the battery voltage of your coach battery ??

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
12 volt I believe
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Am I going to need to be near the RV
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


Yes you need to be there to measure the voltage at the battery

you can not guess what volts are, need to be exact

looking for 12.9 to 13.2 volts

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok Shall I contact when I get there? I will be later.Thank you,Cindy
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi Cindy

Later is fine , bring a volt meter

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok - but how do I put transmission fluid in? It will not go into gear at all but the motor runs. Is that also affected by battery voltage?
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


Ignore the JA questions, they are Generic

fluid has nothing to do with the no start


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yeah but the rv starts but won't go into gear at all wouldn't that be transmission?
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


so you are saying that the engine does run???

but trans won't go into gear, and trans control board is out ??