patelis
My new 166 is in the driveway as I load up for our maiden voyage. I have her plugged in to shore line at the house and notice that the converter fan is running continuously. Can't find anything in the manual about this. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance.
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sunvalleyjoe
mine has done this before. Then it stops .I have 2 batteries and what I do is run the exterior light for  1 or 2 nights to discharge the batteries then hook up shore power and the fan shuts off. Not sure if we have same unit but I would call the manuf and ask them.I suspect that batteries are low and pulling high current and fan runs to dissipate the heat. GBA!!SVJ
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efranzen
I have a 177 and had a similar issue, but mine was also boiling the battery. I replaced the inverter\converter with a smart charger type and I haven't heard the fan kick in yet. It's a retrofit to the existing unit, so no drilling or cutting to get it to fit.

PowerMax PM4 55A mba 110V AC to 12V DC 55 Amp Power Converter with Built-In 4 Stage Smart Battery Charger


2015 177
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sunvalleyjoe
how many branch circuits . I looked but could not find that info..
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efranzen
It doesn't replace the whole power panel, just the invertor/convertor below.  Here's a photo of the old unit just before getting disconnected. The replacement has the same wires and mounting holes, so just slid right back in.

Old_Converter.jpg 

2015 177
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sunvalleyjoe
mine looks completely different. Ac breakers are on left side cooling fan in the middle and 12v fuses on right hand side.Our unit is a 2013 150 with 35 amp unit. Have had no problem so far guess I better look into a retro fit just in case. Thanks for the photo. GBA!!SVJ
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rsfisher
Did you check the electronic break pin? It its pulled it takes energy to apply the breaks
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