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Slides dont work, no lights, 2 new batteries, converter is…

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Slides dont work, no...

Slides dont work, no lights, 2 new batteries, converter is hot

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Interior lights

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your RV?

2012 brookstone

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, new batteries. converter is getting hot and making humming noises

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No AC, slides won't work, but did work with the old batteries fuses look good

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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 11 months ago
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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Sorry for the delay....

Need to make sure you have 12 volts at the batteries, make sure they are hooked up correctly as well. Go to the batteries and follow the cables and make sure you did not trip a breaker, below is a picture. As a general rule the breaker would be 18" from the battery. IF you see any the voltage on each post should be the same to chassis ground, not across the posts. Most have a tiny tab on them that you can reset.

Some RV's will also have a disconnect for the batteries, it can be an interior switch which triggers a solenoid OR a manual switch near the battery some do not have one at all. IF you have an interior switch make sure voltage is passing through the solenoid, if not jump the large posts on the solenoid and see if the power comes on. IF you have a manual disconnect switch make sure the cable going in and coming out of the disconnect switch has voltage.

Hope this helps some, if you have more questions or concerns please feel free to contact me.... Robert

Breaker...

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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Hi was just checking in to see if my answer helped?? IF you have more questions or concerns please feel free to contact me...

Robert

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Took to long. Went to shop for repair
RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Sorry it took to long, click HERE for customer service if you would like a refund, I only get "credit" when you select a STAR rating on the page... ROBERT

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