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I have an older unit. 1988 Fleetwood Southwind. Had it

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Hi Pearl...I have an...

Hi Pearl...I have an older unit. 1988 Fleetwood Southwind. Had it idling...bumped the generator switch on the dashboard and everything just quit. I checked all fuses under the hood. I checked the breakers on panel under the refridgerator. I cant find any type of shut off near the generatro and have now pulled out all of my hair...LOL> any ideas??

Mechanic's Assistant: Most vehicles have two fuse panels. Have you located both?

There is an automotive fuse panel under the hood. I have a breaker panel near the floor under the refridgerator...those are the only two that I know of.

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

Can Could not attempt anything...since I cannot figure a path to follow.

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

Not that I am aware of .

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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 8 months ago

So what is the exact issue? Are you missing all the dash power and the engine will not start OR are you missing the interior house power?

Please let me know if you need more help, follow ups are included.

I am around daily and respond WHEN I can.

Thanks, Robert

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