RV

Have RV questions? Ask an RV mechanic online.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

This answer was rated:

I have a 2010 Monaco diplomat.the batteries were being drug…

I have a 2010 Monaco...
I have a 2010 Monaco diplomat.the batteries were being drug down and I could not get power from my shore power,the power plant had no power to starte it.I charged all six batteries,they all tested good but still no power to anything.I started the engine it ran for 10-15 seconds and quit.no power to even the engine now. Put new 41260 transfer switch on two years ago with no problem till now. What can it be? Ron
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own RV Question
Answered in 3 minutes by:
10/21/2017
Randall
Randall, RVIA Certification
Category: RV
Satisfied Customers: 13,661
Experience: RVDA/RVIA Master Certified Technician with many years experience.
Verified

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.

Ask Your Own RV Question

H​ow old are those batteries? If they are over 3 years old they should be load tested to be sure they are viable. Batteries and cables account for the largest share of RV electrical problems. Once you rule out those as a proximate cause, we can do some testing on the charging circuit and see if there are issues there. You inverter/charger should put out at least 13.7 VDC or more when you are plugged into shore power. if not we can use a small digital multimeter to find out the problem. Or if there is some AC voltage issue here that is affecting the charging. The make and model of your inverter/charger would be helpful here. Get back to me and let me know when you are ready to test. All follow ups are included in our fee. No time limit. If you remove the batteries for load testing, be sure to take a photo of the cable hookups so you get them back the same way again.

Randall
Randall, RVIA Certification
Category: RV
Satisfied Customers: 13,661
Experience: RVDA/RVIA Master Certified Technician with many years experience.
Verified
Randall and 87 other RV Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Did a load test they are all in the green .two years old.filled with water,charged each one for 45 minutes. I'm sure batteries are good
Phone call session started

T​ried calling.............no answer. Will try again later.

Ask Your Own RV Question
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
My ringer was turned off,its on now,sorry.Ron

Call me when you need more.

Ask Your Own RV Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a rv mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Randall Your Own Question
Randall
Randall
Randall, RVIA Certification
Category: RV
Satisfied Customers: 13,661
13,661 Satisfied Customers
Experience: RVDA/RVIA Master Certified Technician with many years experience.

Randall is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Excellent reply, and also very quick. Really sounds like the Expert knows what he is talking about. I will be back to use your service when I need more help with my RV.

DutchUSA

Highly recommend this RV expert. Prompt, good and detailed answers were given. Very willing to help with genuine concern. I will ask for him next time.

JackUSA

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

gene

gene

RV Mechanic

1,100 satisfied customers

28 yrs exp in the industry

Nick

Nick

RVIA Certification

664 satisfied customers

5 years RV repair and reconstruction, Fleetwood RV Training course completion.

Steve F.

Steve F.

RVIA Certification

443 satisfied customers

Journeyman and Master RV technician, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineer. RVIA Technical Consultant

Randall

Randall

RVIA Certification

13,661 satisfied customers

RVDA/RVIA Master Certified Technician with many years experience.

Robert

Robert

RV Mechanic

13,558 satisfied customers

18 yrs. RV experience including Cummins North West, Country Coach, Monaco Coach - vendor certified.

Wayne

Wayne

RV Mechanic

978 satisfied customers

Work on several type of Rv engine, Trans, brakes

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

RV Mechanic

502 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

< Previous | Next >

Related RV Questions
121X series SN9724401 R801201, If the high temperature limit
121X series SN9724401 R801201, If the high temperature limit switch is open will it close automactic when it cool down? Fault code shows LI "op" … read more
Robert
Robert
RV Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,558 satisfied customers
I have a 2008 Winnebago Adventurer 35L with Workhouse
I have a 2008 Winnebago Adventurer 35L with Workhouse Chassis. Ever since I returned from a cross country trip have had ignition problems. I turn the key to start the RV with no results. No power, no … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
We want to cool our refrigerator on our 2019 forest river
we want to cool our refrigerator on our 2019 forest river forester without using our generator. how do we know it is cooling with propane? Esmeralda … read more
Robert
Robert
RV Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,558 satisfied customers
My tiffin phantom seems to have a problem. I cannot run all
My tiffin phantom seems to have a problem. I cannot run all three cooling units without it kicking out all power to the unit. … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
My 1998 domestic RM 3862 fridge makes all the clicking
my 1998 domestic RM 3862 fridge makes all the clicking noises and the pipes are hot on gas mode but it doesn't cool off. An RV dealership said it's probably the cooling unit. The lights work so it's n… read more
Robert
Robert
RV Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,558 satisfied customers
I have low water pressure coming out of all the faucets. I
Hi, I have low water pressure coming out of all the faucets. I turned on all faucets and the turned on the water pump. When water was flowing I turned off all cold water first and then hot water and t… read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
Can I get a kit to make a propane refrigerator into either
Can I get a kit to make a propane refrigerator into either propane or electricity … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
Freezer works.......refrigerater wont cool at all. 1994 ford
freezer works.......refrigerater wont cool at all JA: What's the make/model/year of your RV? Customer: 1994 ford ....honorbuilt 25 ft JA: What is the model of your '94 RV? Customer: eldurado JA: Are y… read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
My norcold refer will only turn on for a few seconds and the
My norcold refer will only turn on for a few seconds and the the lights go out on the switch panel … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
I have a 1994 holiday rambler aluma lite travel trailer.
i have a 1994 holiday rambler aluma lite travel trailer . wateris leaking from fresh water tank. how do i access the compartment to see whats wrong and maybe replace or repair tank? … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
Connected fully charged battery but no power in
connected fully charged battery but no power in camper/trailer … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
Slide, stabilizers and awning stopped working 30 minutes
Slide, stabilizers and awning stopped working 30 minutes after we got to campsite. What could be wrong … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
I just purchased an '87 RV, Chevy Chassis, AC did not work,
I just purchased an '87 RV, Chevy Chassis, AC did not work, converted to R134 to ascertain status of system, compressor locked after start up, replaced compressor, receiver dryer, flushed/vacuumed sys… read more
Wayne
Wayne
RV Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
978 satisfied customers
How do you get anti-freeze out of water heater in a camper.
how do you get anti-freeze out of water heater in a camper … read more
Robert
Robert
RV Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,558 satisfied customers
I have a roo21SS--shore power works fine, just installed new
I have a roo21SS--shore power works fine, just installed new batteries but when disconnect shore power no juice..how do I trouble shoot this problem? … read more
Robert
Robert
RV Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,558 satisfied customers
Have a domestic rv fridge. Works fine on AC, not on gas.
have a domestic rv fridge. Works fine on AC, not on gas. Just clicks but no ignition. … read more
Robert
Robert
RV Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,558 satisfied customers
Tons of flies inside our rv trailer. don't have any clue
tons of flies inside our rv trailer. don't have any clue where they're coming in at. … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
My Fridge, lights, pullouts are not working but plugs and
My Fridge, lights, pullouts are not working but plugs and microwave is working ??? what to do … read more
Randall
Randall
RVIA Certification
13,661 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x