For RVers who remain mystified by their RV's electrical systems - 120-volt alternating current (AC) and 12-volt direct current (DC) - this book is a godsend. It provides a better understanding of what electricity is and what it does. This problem-solving reference answers questions such as: "why do interior lights dim or burn out rapidly?" and, "why won't the batteries recharge after a night without electricity?"It tells you: how to repair and improve electrical systems; how to troubleshoot faulty brakes, taillights, and "house" circuits; how to detect dangerous shorts, faulty grounds, inadequate connections, malfunctioning switches, dead battery cells, or current leakage; and much more. This book could save your vacation, or even your life.
All you need to know about RV electricity, including: how to safely use a campground hookup; how to increase battery charging efficiency; how to take the pulse of your AC and DC electrical systems; how to recognize and correct dangerous wiring practices; how to troubleshoot electrical problems of all types; how to upgrade your RV from fuses to circuit breakers; how to calculate your electrical needs and upgrade your system to meet them; how to select the most effective components - batteries, alternator, regulator, coverter, charger, generator, solar panels; and how to recognize phantom electrical loads that can drain your batteries.
Buy RV Electrical Systems: A Basic Guide to Troubleshooting, Repairing and Improvement book by Jan Moeller from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(233mm x 185mm x 17mm)
Ragged Mountain Press
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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Author Biography - Jan Moeller
Bill and Jan Moeller have lived a mobile lifestyle for more than 20 years, during which they have had much experience overcoming problems with and upgrading their 12- and 120-volt electrical systems. At present, as they have done for many years, the Moellers live fulltime in their fifth-wheel trailer and travel the year round. In addition to writing books, including RVing Basics (Ragged Mountain Press, 1995), the Moellers also write a nationally syndicated newspaper column about RVing.