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Old 03-06-2021, 06:22 PM   #1
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No battery power

Zinger 18bh. My camper wont run the lights on battery alone what im i doing wrong
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Old 03-06-2021, 06:43 PM   #2
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Are you sure the battery is charged?

Do you have a battery disconnect and if so is it turned on?

And what year is your camper?
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Old 03-06-2021, 07:33 PM   #3
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Its a 2019. No battery disconnect that i can find. No sure on battery i dont have my volt meter on me. But it has not worked from day one. No clue it was supposed to till a friend said it should
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Old 03-06-2021, 07:58 PM   #4
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Sorry but a few more questions.

Did you buy it new?

Have you had the battery out/disconnected?

The battery cables are not marked very clearly so it would be easy to connect them backwards. It happens more than you think.

First you would need to determine if the battery is good then start from there.
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Old 03-06-2021, 08:08 PM   #5
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No problem. Yes bought it new. No never been disconnected. The power wire goes to the breaker and down the frame. I havnt chased it all the way back ut assume it goes to the power board.
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Old 03-06-2021, 08:19 PM   #6
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Not sure if you store the camper where it cannot be plugged in. If so and the battery was not disconnected the camper has some "parasitic" draw and will drain the battery. If it drained completely down then the battery may be bad and not take a charge.

This may sound strange but a cousin bought a new camper and always went to campgrounds with hook-ups. We all went to a campground with no hook-ups and they also had no lights. After checking fuses we checked the battery and the dealer had not installed one.
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Oh one other thing -- Welcome to the forum!
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Old 03-06-2021, 08:59 PM   #8
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Thank you. I will pull the battery and check it when we get home tomorrow. Luckily i have another battery at work i can throw in it. But my biggest concern is im not sure it ever worked i will give an update in couple day
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Old 03-07-2021, 07:16 AM   #9
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Yep sounds like the battery. Welcome to the forum.
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Old 03-07-2021, 08:12 PM   #11
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Ok so i got it working. Charged up the battery. Still nothing. Had power to the fuse panel. Started moving fuses around and the light came one real dim. Moved another and boom my lights are all working now. So tomorrow i will change out all the fuses. Thanks for the advice.
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