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Old 08-08-2014, 07:46 AM   #1
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DS Flood Lights

We have a 2011 Keystone Montana 3800 RE. We turned our DS flood lights a week ago and now they won't go off. The switch on the panel stays lit also, so thought it was the switch. Got new switch at Modern Trailer and was told that was what was wrong. Put in new switch and they still stay on. Tried turning battery connect key off and STILL stayed on. Was told they run by the battery so thought that would turn them off, but no!!! As soon as you put the wire on the back of switch the red light comes on.
My husband and I are going crazy trying to figure this out. Has anyone out there have any ideas???? We are not real electrical inclined. LOL
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Old 08-08-2014, 08:17 AM   #2
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If the flood lights are intentionally or unintentionaly turned on by the remote ... they have to be turned off by the remote. The wall switch will not turn them off.
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Old 08-08-2014, 09:04 AM   #3
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With my 2010, I found if I unplugged (shutting down the converter), at the pedestal and killing the battery it would go off and stay off after reconnecting.
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Old 08-08-2014, 01:30 PM   #4
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I agree with dieselguy, you need to use the remote to turn them off.
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Old 08-08-2014, 04:55 PM   #5
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Dieselguy they weren't turned on with the remote. They were turned on with the wall switch. Will try disconnecting at pedestal in morn and turning battery off and see what happens.
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Old 08-08-2014, 06:57 PM   #6
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The remote has been known to get involved almost on it's own. Try turning it off that way first before more drastic action.
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Loads of experience by members here, this problem comes up several times a year, ...and it always ends the same way.

Take our advice, just use the remote to turn it off, ...you can thank us later.
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Old 08-11-2014, 09:35 AM   #8
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Still wont go off. unplugged from shore & turned battery off. Can't use remote because it has never worked from day 1. Had it in shop twice to get it fixed and nothing, so just threw it in drawer and decided it was one of those things that Keystone put in that is junk!
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I wouldn't call the remote "junk" as many of us here use and love it. Since you are sure the remote was never used, then the next place to look is the remote "brain" located on the wall of the front compartment (where the batteries are). I believe the wire which illuminates the DS scare light should be labeled on there. I would disconnect it and see if the light goes out. The "brain" looks similar to this but is a picture of an older one. Yours may appear different.

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quote:Originally posted by nanstev

Still wont go off. unplugged from shore & turned battery off. Can't use remote because it has never worked from day 1. Had it in shop twice to get it fixed and nothing, so just threw it in drawer and decided it was one of those things that Keystone put in that is junk!
....but, did you try the remote, or not? Try a remote reset if it still does not work.
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We have a 2010 3665RE that has the DS Flood and LED light on. We do not have a remote so we have no idea why it will not turn off. HELP. Thanks.
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What is this remote of which you all speak? Should my 2016 3610 Legacy have one? Not sure how I feel about having another remote

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Old 04-27-2016, 08:52 PM   #13
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Mark-- The new units do not come with a remote. They came with some units a few years back but I think Keystone realized the remote was more of a hassle than a good thing and they eliminated it.
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Mark-- The new units do not come with a remote. They came with some units a few years back but I think Keystone realized the remote was more of a hassle than a good thing and they eliminated it.
Actually I'm kind of relieved.. There's like 6 remotes in this thing already, LOL
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