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09-08-2016, 03:30 AM
Hi everyone, just purchased a new to us 2008 Mobile Suites 36TK3. I looked it over yesterday and was amazed at the quality, the extras, all the storage, and how the HVAC and plumbing system were installed. I was also surprised at how much rv you can get for your money! I do have a few minor repairs but for a 9 year old rig it is in amazing shape. Hope I didn't miss anything!!!! I would like to ask the first of what maybe many questions. There are two switches under the thermostat that I could not determine what they controlled. Anyone have any ideas?

09-08-2016, 09:11 AM
I have an '05, same model--not sure which switches you refer to, as mine does not have any below the stat. Pics? Several times the switches for the scare lights can be hard to figure out, and the switch that controls the stairway light is also an odd one to figure, but that would only be a single switch.
Hope yours does as well as ours has over the 9 years we've had it.

09-08-2016, 08:58 PM
I don't know how to post a picture on this forum. There are two brown rocker switched right under the thermostat.

09-08-2016, 10:17 PM
Another guess might be holding tank heaters if your trailer has the Canadian package--do you have 1 or 2 furnaces?

09-09-2016, 06:06 PM
I remember only one furnace. We bring it home Wednesday I'll be able to look it over closer once it's home. Any idea how I post a picture?

09-09-2016, 07:49 PM
The two switches in question are the brown rocker switches under the thermostat. I made a photobucket account so I could post pictures.

09-09-2016, 09:09 PM
Docking lights! I have the exact 5er!

And the briefcast is full of money ;)!

09-09-2016, 09:28 PM
Yes, I believe those switches are the docking/scare lights. My stat isn't in the closet is what threw me off.
Turn the switches on and go outside and look at the big lights at the upper corners of the trailer--they should be on, left switch is driver side, right switch is pass side. Let us know what you find out.

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09-10-2016, 04:59 AM
Thanks wingnut! Picking up the rv in a few days will confirm if these are for the lights.

09-20-2016, 08:11 PM
You guys were right on, the switches are for docking/scare lights! Thanks for saving me a lot of looking.