I have a 2006 Georgie Boy class A. We camped this weekend with no problems. When we pulled out, I heard an alarm after unplugging. I noticed that the radio wouldn't turn on. Then I saw that the fridge was off, I checked my status panel, water pump, and water heater. All were without power. I fired up the onboard generator, and still no power. Once I got home, I plugged into my 50 amp service, and everything came on fine. Any idea what this could be?

Answer

The RV radio should operate on your engine battery and has nothing to do with the COACH 12-VDC system.

The Water Heater runs on either propane or 110-VAC, and you should have switched over to propane when you unplugged.

The fridge's control circuit board, your water pump, your AC Power Control Panel and your interior lights run on your 12-VDC COACH battery.

As to your generator, when you started it, the power control panel (which operate on your COACh battery.

So, I would get that battery checked for water, and that it takes charge, so that all of those things I mentioned can work properly.

Updated on June 7, 2018

Original Article:

Troubleshooting and Repairing RV Electrical Problems for the Beginner
By Don Bobbitt

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