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Old 06-12-2010, 02:46 PM   #1
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my electrical in my trailer is clicking every 10 seconds or so and is unable to hydraulicly lift or use any of my other electrical equipment anybody have any ideas on what I could have that has gone bad.
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Old 06-12-2010, 03:22 PM   #2
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Could you explain that a bit more? I don't understand what is clicking or where it is coming from. What all is working and what is not? Is the battery in good condition? There is sure to be somebody here that can help you.
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It sounds like it could be a circuit breaker clicking off and resetting. You might have a short that's causing the breaker to overheat and trip. I would try pulling all of the fuses and insert them one by one until it trips again. Them you can start tracing that branch and find the short. It might be as simple as worn insulation on a wire. I'm no electrician by any means but this is the way I would proceed. Good luck and let us know what you find.
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So I was coming home from a camping trip in which everything seem to work fine. I flipped my fridge to low volt (I have three settings gas /120/ low volt) to drive home thinking that it would remain charged while plugged into my car. when I arrived home my trailer would not lift and my water pump would not work. I checked the fuses all were good then I thought my battery might be dead. I checked that it read at 12 volts, but this clicking was going on down in my hydraulic box, but I can't isolate exactly were the clicking is coming from but it is definately electrical because the next morning my battery was dead. thanks for all the help
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Old 06-13-2010, 03:14 PM   #5
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found the problem it was a short thanks for the help and remember never to run any wires over your frame were your trailer lowers the clicking was the circut breaker
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