Habitation lights

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  1. jaygee

    jaygee Funster

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    Dont know if some of you leccy teccys can help me out ?
    I have a power isolator switch on control panel which shuts down power to habitation lights etc (as with many vans) however mine does not switch off fully,it leaves the lights very dim (low voltage). I can hear the EBL99 clicking as switch is operated. My thoughts is the EBL is at fault but before i start going through it all has anyone had a similar fault?
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    Tony
     
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    Hi Tony!

    I think your lights are simply following their owner's example!

    Due to your snowboarding and emulation of Bradley Wiggins, they simply simply won't roll over and die!::bigsmile:

    I hope someone comes along with a sensible answer mate!:thumb:

    -Jon
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Has this just happened ?

    If it's always done this I think someone has modified the wiring and some power is being fed from a none switched circuit into the switched one.

    Possibly a bad earth somewhere.
     
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    Hi Jon
    Glad you did not mention the DIM bit::bigsmile:
     
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    It done the same thing a couple of weeks ago then cleared itself,
    Now fault back permanently.
    Thinking you may be on the right track,i shall start by isolating each circuit
    Thanks
     
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    I agree with Brians conclusion.

    a bad earth and whatever else is on that earth is being earthed through the light circuit
     
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    Now sorted,simple realy
    I had a 12v rechargable torch pluged in,this must be faulty as it was back feeding when hab power switched off:thumb:
     
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