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Old 06-05-2016, 12:29 AM   #1
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Brand: Thor Motor Coach
State: Texas
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THOR #4445
Rear view cams not displaying

2014 Thor Chateau 31W.

Last week all three rear view cameras stopped displaying.
1. Backup cam
2. Left rear view mirror cam
3. Right rear view mirror cam

When placing the turn signal on or the transmission in reverse the display comes on, but it only displays black (backup cam) or white (left/right mirror cams). My primary suspicion is that the cameras do not have power.
I suspect:
1. possible blown fuse.
2. Setting that has the cameras turned off
What is worse, is I can't find the fuse because the chassis fuse panels do not look like the fuse panels in the Thor manual or the Ford manual. So I'm at a loss. I doubt all three cameras went bad at one time. I also doubt the integrated radio/display (pioneer) went bad because all other display options work perfectly.

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Old 06-06-2016, 03:49 PM   #2
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Brand: Thor Motor Coach
State: Texas
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THOR #4445
Cams fixed

Here is an update and the fix.

Turns out the rear camera was working, it was just whited out. Finally found the fuses and they were all good. We decided to "reboot" the display unit (integrated pioneer system with radio/DVD/Camera/etc). To reboot we had to cut all power, so we shut off the short power breaker at the pole and placed the battery in storage. That cut all power to the RV. Put the batter back in use. When the Pioneer system rebooted, everything was working 100%.

Our best guess is that somehow the camera was in a night visions (infrared mode) and was being whited out by the daylight.
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Old 06-07-2016, 08:34 PM   #3
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Model: 2013 31L
State: Florida
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same thing happens to me form time to time. Just a few weekends ago, I did the reboot with no luck..... tried again later and it came up just fine???
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