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Old 03-26-2019, 06:29 PM   #1
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I have a 2014 voltage 3950 and while parked for the winter I noticed my "blue" shore power indicator is out. Now that I've noticed this my converter is whining. I havent went through the whole electrical system as of yet. has anyone had this happen
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I have a 2014 voltage 3950 and while parked for the winter I noticed my "blue" shore power indicator is out. Now that I've noticed this my converter is whining. I havent went through the whole electrical system as of yet. has anyone had this happen

My blue LED indicator has been out/dark for a long long time. The converter is probably whining because it's working running lights and charging the battery. It should quiet down in awhile.
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thanks. I think I have figured out the problem. when I turn shore power off I have no electricity what so ever. so it maybe my transfer switch went bad
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I'd be more inclined to believe the battery gave up the ghost, hence the hard working converter.
It's possible the converter boiled the battery dry and is still trying to charge it.
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well after responding to your reply. I did exactly that i replaced the battery, shut off shore power and turned the main switch on for the battery usage only and it worked. so now I'm back to the begining.the converter still whines with the new battery. all my fuses are good. so I'm stuck
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Must be time for a new converter then. You could go through the trouble of checking the output of the converter before you replace it but it sounds as if that's the culprit.
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thanks as I see it now I may troubleshoot it 1st
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well after responding to your reply. I did exactly that i replaced the battery, shut off shore power and turned the main switch on for the battery usage only and it worked. so now I'm back to the begining.the converter still whines with the new battery. all my fuses are good. so I'm stuck

Are you sure it is not just the cooling fan in the converter making noise? The fan in ours is noticeable when it runs. (does not run 100% of the time.) Fans can make weird noises. Fan may be easily replaced???


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ok once again. heres another question. what would make my converter go bad in my unit
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Old 03-27-2019, 05:05 PM   #10
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possibly. bill, but I noticed the problem after I learned of my blue indicator on the outside of my rig has gone out
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