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Old 04-01-2020, 10:03 PM   #1
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12 volt lights flicker

2010 Denali 28 RL with WFCO model 9865 converter flickers lights when i jump up and down on floor. I know (don't jump up and down on floor) Is this most likely an interanl issue with the converter or could a short be causing my problem? If you sit still in camper it seems fine only when you move.
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Old 04-01-2020, 11:25 PM   #2
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2010 Denali 28 RL with WFCO model 9865 converter flickers lights when i jump up and down on floor. I know (don't jump up and down on floor) Is this most likely an interanl issue with the converter or could a short be causing my problem? If you sit still in camper it seems fine only when you move.
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Probably a wiring harness under the floor is grounding or shorting out. The harness probably runs through a non insulated hole through the frame. It won't get any better until you get under there and find where the problem is.
I wouldn't wait too long to do it though...........
Of course you might want to check connections at the converter and the load center for loose wires. Anything is possible with these well built machines.
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I will open it up tomorrow. I am camping in it now and it is snowing out (crazy weather) so I need the power to run the furnace tonight. That sounds like a very probably cause. Thanks
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As an afterthought, the wires might even be between the floor and the frame. The blind installers might have had a rushed day when they stuck yours together.
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I will have to check this out when it warms up. Good ideas though. Thanks
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Also what can cause this issue is low water or bad batteries in the RV, I know jumping up and down in the RV should not effect the light issue...but would not hurt to check
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Looking at my post that i can not edit now, i said low water, what i meant is low water level in the batteries.......hello
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Probably a loose connection. A short would more than likely blow a fuse.
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