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/>Sea-kayaking Posted 08 June 2007 - 07:17 am I've been here too ... Pete Back to top #9 Guest_rob_jax_* Guest_rob_jax_* Guest Posted 05 June 2007 - 10:27 am Hi - OK - that's clear now. Guess what, they state the wiring in the car is fine as well, and they do not check caravans. Join for free! Source

After driving 1hr and with engine still running , entered van and battery ico flashing, telling me either low or no voltage, no matter what I did turn engine off and Post liked! Pete Back to top #7 Guest_rob_jax_* Guest_rob_jax_* Guest Posted 05 June 2007 - 08:30 am Not sure what purpose this relay is there forThe relay is to protect your car battery Post liked!

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So as soon as the engine stops, the fridge is disconnected from the car electrical system. Simple really! Any decent auto-sparky will do this for you. This would facilitate a voltage to the fridge of approx 13 volts!!Or very close - and single core is better in the real world than multiple cablesI would appreciate if you

An auto electrician may be able to supply the answer.Ian,Basically no. Home List All Users Search Search Advanced Search User Details Calendar Click here for the Grey Nomads website -> The Grey Nomads Forum -> Techies' Corner -> problems with dometic fridge Can you try the fridge on another car to isolate if it's the van or car, also try your car on another van to see if that's OK. Caravan Electrics Not Working Why would this be different to when it is under load?

I woul;d suspect the caravan wiring as generally caravan manufactirrs try adn get away with murder.I would be interested in a logical reply as we have the same issue with our Also to unplug, if stopping for a while so as not to drain the car battery.Thank you everybody for contribution. Logical? I would suggest measuring the ampere between the car and the caravan.

I just checked a new 20 metres drum of 1.5mm2 cable I have in the shed, and this reads 0.6 ohms from end to endNow, correct me if I am wrong, Caravan Road Lights Not Working The answer? Pete Back to top #2 RADIOTWO RADIOTWO Over 1000 posts Approved Member 1,352 posts Location:GLOSSOP Posted 04 June 2007 - 09:27 pm Hi,I have a prbolem where I believe the fridge Forum Want to know what's been going on?

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There have been threads about this. https://caravanchronicles.com/guides/caravan-fridge-circuit-tracing-a-fault/ Also to unplug, if stopping for a while so as not to drain the car battery. Caravan Electrics Explained The big green switch is the 240v mains switch which should be on when connected to the EHU and off when it's not. Caravan 12 Volt Electrics Wiring Diagram Hiring Contact our experts Glossary of caravanning terms Travel advice Owners' Reports Try our training courses Towing and manoeuvring made easy Whether you’re new to touring or just wanting to improve

I do not know what current rating this relay socket would be supplied with as I do not know what its purpose would be for. http://clearduplicatefiles.com/not-working/caravan-sockets-not-working.html Next12 Post a reply Share / subscribe: Facebook Twitter RSS feed Send via email You are now following this discussion and will receive email updates when someone posts. My advice is to have the fridge wiring setup to draw from tow vehicle only through an anderson plug with an isolation device to turn 12v wire off when vehicle is Thanks Back to top #13 jennifernn jennifernn Over 500 posts Approved Member 784 posts Location:Glasgow Posted 26 August 2009 - 10:15 pm You definitely need to turn on the red 12v Caravan Battery Charging While Towing

The big green one will light up on EHU and the small red one will light up when its connected to the car. Top richiecee2 Posts: 102 Joined: Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:56 pm Tow Vehicle: Landcruiser diesel Caravan/Motorhome Type: 21' tandem caravan, simplicity suspn First Name: Location: Perth, North metro, West Aust Re: This uses the signals via the CanBus system to control the lights, and also the 12S circuitry. http://clearduplicatefiles.com/not-working/caravan-12v-system-not-working.html My Caravan fridge wont work when towing 8 years 3 weeks ago #208241 BigAl1 Offline Platinum Boarder Posts: 422 Alf.

CARAVANERS FORUM Q & A Your QUESTIONS About The Forum ANSWERS to FAQ Member's Test Forum GENERAL INFORMATION RESOURCE Hints, Tips, and Modifications Safety and Security Caravan Interior Lights Not Working From memory I think that is line 50. Howards Member Status: Offline Posts: 8 Date: 11:12 PM Jan 14, 2014 Permalink Thanks to everyone who has replied, we are organising to borrow a multimeter so will check the voltage

member tigerfish, Caravanner From Avon one purple star [Online] Posted 03 March 2016 by tigerfish Quote | Report I had a similar problem and just could not trace the fault, so

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As others have posted, you need to check that the wiring (in the car and caravan) is rated to at least 30 amps capacity to avoid resistive losses in the cabling. If this is right, then 5 metres of my new 1.5mm2 cable (quarter of the length), would only create 0.15 ohms resistance, and if I connected these cables in a parallel Arrived at site stayed a few days , set off again , all OK drove for 1hr , same again battery icon flashing.Is it caused by low voltage between car and Check This Out So may well try this both ways - their car on our van and our car on their van if the above test does not work.

When the car engine is running, and the fridge connection block is disconnected, the voltage across the red/yellow (power) and white/black (earth return) wires is 13.82 volts. Choose between over 20 tours in America, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, where you’ll get to visit iconic locations and gaze upon awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping landscapes.