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Replaced house batteries. i can start my gen off of them but…

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Replaced house batteries. i...

Replaced house batteries. i can start my gen off of them but not geeting a reading on panel nor can i turn on interior lights

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the vehicle's manual for this?

No, probably should have. ill go there next

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

2001 winnie adventurer

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

Yes I did batteries myself, i was crunched for time so I thought id look for suggestions online. (its a*****to wear my rig is stored)

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

I dont think so

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RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 4 months ago
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
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RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 4 months ago

D​id you remember to hit the battery disconnect solenoid switch again so that the batteries were back in the charging and service loop again? That is the usual cause of this. Either that or perhaps you may have gotten the hook up wrong on the cables. Easy to do. Check that and get back to me. All follow ups are included in or one time fee. No time limit.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
i took a photo of old batteries and hookup before de-install so im confident the hookup is correct. is it possible I need to cycle the switch more than once?
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 4 months ago

No, just once. You should hear a distinct click. If you have a small digital multimeter we could check this quickly and find out if that is working properly or not.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I did here the relay click. I'm not at the coach currently. next time im there ill break out the multi meter and ask again
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 4 months ago

If the batteries are in the loop and getting a proper charge you should see about 13.7 VDC to them off the charging circuit. If not, let me know and we can find out why. No time limit here.

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