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We came home last night and our lights went dim?? Our

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We came home last night and our lights went dim??
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Our ceiling lights
JA: What is the model/year of your RV?
Customer: 2013 jay I jay flight
JA: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just plugged it into my truck and recharge the battery and it is good for a while, but going dim again this evening
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: All the outlet still work and the microwave still works
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: RV
Expert:  Randall replied 2 months ago.

Hi! My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with this. I may need some additional information from you first in order to give a complete answer.

Expert:  Randall replied 2 months ago.

A​re you plugged into shore power or not?

Expert:  Randall replied 2 months ago.

How old is the battery? Most batteries that are 3 years old are failing.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Battery was bought last year
Expert:  Randall replied 2 months ago.

It may be just a converter not charging. If you have a small multimeter we can do some testing and find out. About $20 or so at most hardware stores and easy to use. I can direct you in some testing. The converter should be putting out about 13.7 VDC to the battery. All follow ups are included in our fee. No time limit.

Expert:  Randall replied 2 months ago.

Just following up here on your question. I am wondering if you perhaps missed my earlier response or did you get this resolved? Easy to do with the large amount of e-mail most of us get these days! If you need me to resend it, please let me know. Thanks