I just blew my budget having a new fridge
installed, and now that I have the Bigfoot
back home, the battery
won't take a charge from the AC.
is new, and charges when connected to the car or my solar panel
, but the Power Centre doesn't supply 12V power to charge anymore. Everything else seems to work - we were in Echo Valley Provincial Park this weekend and had all the 120V receptacles working.
I've traced the black wire from the battery
: it connects to another black wire (from the 7pin plug), then a 30A circuit breaker, then the fridge
is spliced in, then it connects to a red wire coming from the back of the Power Centre. Using my voltmeter, it would seem that there is not 12V coming out of the Red wire, which I assume there used to be. (the fridge
works as long as the battery is hooked up and charged).
I have checked both of the 20A fuses, and the Power Centre circuit breaker.
Does anyone have, or could make, a wiring diagram for the Power Centre shown in the picture? Is there another wire that I could try instead of the Red...? All the lights
, fan, water pump seem to be getting power from the 120V?
I understand from the service tech at the dealership that replacing the Power Centre is not easy, and, according to him, the whole trailer would have to be rewired as the new power converters are entirely different!
My next question is, failing to repair it, Can I simply hook up a trickle charger to the battery while the camper is plugged into AC?