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  • nitehawk
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Our coach was acting weird
1. Hooked up to 30A at home: both furnaces worked. Water heater worked. Generator worked. Toilet held water for almost a month.
2. Drove about 30 miles in the rain to the CG. Furnaces don't work. Water heater didn't work. Generator didn't work....

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Re: Our coach was acting weird
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Norm,

Sounds like an exorcism is in order.

But, water and electrical devices don't play well together.

  • dsd
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The new Zip Dee flex key let water thru so it dripped all along the coach under the big awning. Caulked the key today.
I will be changing my flex keys next week. I'll keep that in the...

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  • nitehawk
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Re: Our coach was acting weird
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Guess what? Now a different set of issues!!
The LED lights above the sink and couch will only come on very dim.
It is circuit from 15 Amp fuse   and labeled #5.

Another issue: The generator starts really hard. I have to start the coach engine first....

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Could be a bad connection somewhere-- start at the house battery bank.  Under no load, a circuit may show good voltage.  But if lots of resistance in a connection, as soon as you put a load on it, voltage DROPS.

Re: Our coach was acting weird
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Always start at the batteries like Brett says. Don't just check voltage but pull connectors and clean and double clean. How many start/electrical problems on this forum have been cured by going to the batteries first?

No free rides when you own a...

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While you are checking the battery terminals, make sure you separate the stacked flat terminal ends, On the back side of the battery post. (House batterys) On my motorhome they had been loose for some time and had created a hard porcelain type...

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  • nitehawk
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Re: Our coach was acting weird
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Rain, rain, lots of rain. Coach is going to have to wait for a dry day. I'll post what I find out.
Thanks, all.