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Old 07-25-2019, 12:19 PM   #1
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2015 Kodiak Inverter

Does anyone know the location of the inverter in a 2015 Kodiak? My battery isn't charging and the 12v only runs on the battery. The breaker and fuses all seem to be ok. Thanks
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Your power converter should be behind the fuse panel.
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Is it integrated into the panel or a separate unit? I didn't see it under the sink.
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Converter/Charger or Inverter/Converter/Charger

Here is a possible troubleshooting path for a converter/charger.
If you have an inverter/charger/converter, there is a whole different set of possibilities.

Plug into shore power. Test that 115 volts is available in the TT by running a 115 volt appliance.

Disconnect the battery.
Do 12 volt appliances and lights work?

If "no", converter/charger is not working.

My 2018 Kodiak Cub has a WFCO 30 amp all in one converter/charger, service panel. All of these functions are in one plastic box mounted in a cabinet.

There is one circuit breaker dedicated to the WFCO converter/charger. You said it is working OK. I assume you turned it off and back on again to reset it.

There are two fuses in the fuse panel that could interrupt charging. A 30 amp main and a 40 amp reverse polarity fuse. Either of them could shut down battery charging. Continuity check is the definitive test for a fuse. Appearances can be deceiving.

You said 12 volt appliances and light work from battery so a battery disconnect switch or disconnected or loose battery wire are not the problem.

Failing these easy tests, a deep dive into the converter/charger is warranted.

Some TT's have a service panel separate from the converter/charger. The converter/charger is likely to be inside a cabinet near the service panel. The converter/charger may be in an electrical service bay. Fuses and breakers can be anywhere in the wiring system.
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Also, the converter has a fan, that is audible. If it is recharging your batteries, you may hear the fan running, but the fan does not run continuously.
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