Auxillary power

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  1. durhamahoy

    durhamahoy Funster

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    Hi,
    Just been away this weekend and thought I would give 'Auxillary' power a go.
    Lights seem to work, but not sure about the fridge? set the rocker switch to auxillary and the fridge to battery but no light came on? does this mean the battery might be on it's way out or a fuse problem?

    Hope someone can help me understand a bit better.

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    the fridge is designed to only work off the battery whilst the engine is actually running
     
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    Hi,
    I did try that as well but the rocker switch still didn't light up?

    Thanks for the reply
    Steve
     
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    the switch doesn't light up on 12v and although it can keep a fridge cold, it wont chill it down like on gas or 240v. its much the same as those fitted in caravans, it only keeps it cold whilst you travel
     
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    my 12volt rocker switch lights up.
     
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    TheBig1 is right here, however, if it doesn't work when the engine is running check the fuse, if that's okay, check the bulb in the rocker switch.
    When on 12v it won't be anywhere near as efficient as with gas or 240v hookup. It will also be very quiet so I wouldn't be listening out for the condenser. Hope it turns out to be just the fuse for you. Lance :thumb:
     
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