Author Topic: Put Too Much Power into DC system. Heard a pop, smelled something burn  (Read 653 times)

Offline Jbsolarguy

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Offline yellowrecve

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How did you go about, putting too much power into the system?
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Offline Rickf1985

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There should be a fusible link on the hot wire coming from the starter terminal. There may also be one or two fusible links off of the battery but not sure as each RV is different. Main power comes from the one on the starter though. And I ask the same question, how did you put too much power and you are mentioning AC power. Did you put 110 AC power into the DC power system of the RV? That would be REAL bad!

Offline Jbsolarguy

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Offline Rickf1985

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Your solar panels are not on a charge controller? Not good.

Offline Gearhead88

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Did this guy vapourize himself ??

Offline Rickf1985

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Well, The last time he was on here was the same time he posted so......................................?

Online ClydesdaleKevin

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Well, The last time he was on here was the same time he posted so......................................?
  LOL!  I hope he's okay...lol!
Kev and Patti, the furry kids, our 98 Cherokee lifted beastie tow vehicle, and our 1995 Itasca Suncruiser Diesel Pusher.

 

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