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Old 10-14-2019, 08:44 AM   #1
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3400RL 12 v lights

Those of you have this rig which switch turns on the four 12v lights in the center of the living room. I have tried having all switches I can see turned on then turned each of the four light switches on and off. I pulled each bulb out and the filaments appeared to be all good. The PO said they hadnít worked for the four years he had it. He didnít attempt to work on them. All the fuses in the breaker box are good. Seems strange all four of them donít work. Any info would be appreciated. Plan going on our first trip in this rig on Saturday.
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Old 10-14-2019, 10:46 AM   #2
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My model has the 4 overhead lights you are referring to. I would start with pulling the wall switch out and check for 12 volt power coming into the switch. If there is power coming into and then going out of the switch, I would suspect a bad connection at one of the lights. If that is the case, pull down one light at a time, start with the light closest to the switch and check the wire nutted connections. They should be daisy chain wired together.
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The switch you are looking for is located in the rear on the side wall.There are two of them. One controls the two lights that are under the rear cabinets and the other the four ceiling lights.
I would pull the fuse that protects that circuit and replace it. I went through a similar scenario on the two rear lights under the cabinet and this worked.
If it doesn't, follow the instructions given by beeje.
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Old 10-14-2019, 02:22 PM   #4
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Before you do any of the above suggested things, make sure the switches on the individual lights are turned on. The reason I say this is because, we had a group of grandkids stay with us overnight several months ago, and they were not aware of the wall switch at the right rear corner of the livingroom, so, and I'm baffled how they were able to do this, but they turned all four switches off at the light fixtures, which solved their problem. The next day, I tried to turn on the lights, and nothing happened. I got the stepstool out and started checking things, and that is when I discovered the switches turned off. Hope this helps.
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Old 10-14-2019, 08:53 PM   #5
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The switch you are looking for is located in the rear on the side wall.There are two of them. One controls the two lights that are under the rear cabinets and the other the four ceiling lights.
I would pull the fuse that protects that circuit and replace it. I went through a similar scenario on the two rear lights under the cabinet and this worked.
If it doesn't, follow the instructions given by beeje.

Thank you Lenny. I only have one switch on the rear right side wall. Not getting juice at the switch. The fuse is good. I traded switch with another switch and the switch is good. I guess the next thing to do is pull the panel cover and check for a loose wire.
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Old 10-14-2019, 09:21 PM   #6
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When you remove the fuse panel cover use your voltmeter to verify you have voltage at the fuse. You would not expect a fuse panel to have a bad circuit. But never rule anything out without making sure.
Check voltage at all your fuses. Wouldn’t be the first time they were mislabeled.
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Old 10-15-2019, 08:35 AM   #7
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It is very common to have loose connections at the panel. Everyone should be periodically checking there panel lug screws. I check mine once a year.

I also have marked every light, recepical, switch with its corresponding breaker/fuse # which makes for easier to diagnose issues later.
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