Gulf Stream Owners RV Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 12-27-2017, 08:31 PM   #1
03heritagerider
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 389
Default Electrical

Due to some health issues, I haven't used my rig in almost 2 years. Travelling to Florida and stopped at a campground for the night. Plugged in and the Xantrex control panel is dancing like a 70''s disco. What's going on?
03heritagerider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2017, 11:17 PM   #2
Chuck v
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 433
Default

No way to be sure, but perhaps the 4 golf cart batteries are too flat to take a charge. Did you have your rig plugged into shore power where you had it stored? The inverter should have kept the 6 volt batteries charged up enough to start the generator and/or run the inverter for the residential fridge -- but you would have needed to check and top up the water several times in that storage period.

I had a really difficult time watering my 6 volt batteries due to the tight quarters under the windshield where they are mounted -- so I had the watering caps and squeeze bulb system installed. Now I just pump the bulb until all the white floats show each cell is properly filled about once every 3 months or so...

By the way, I replaced my Xantrex with a true sine wave inverter about two or three years ago...and I don't recall much about the old control panel anymore.

Chuck
__________________
2007 Tour Master T40C
Acura MDX toad

"It takes a great deal of time to recover from any improvement..."
Chuck v is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2017, 08:54 PM   #3
Frutza
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 132
Default

Don't know what Xantrex you have, but when I had a Xantrex, I sometimes had to do a hard reset, unplug 110 and disconnect 12v, wait a min or two and reconnect battery 1st and it will draw a big spark,
__________________
Mike & Becky
2005 Crescendo 8356
Frutza is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.