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Does anyone know if the grab handle just outside the front door on my 1991 Breakaway lights up? It is made of clear plastic and says "Barth" on it. In the literature I have, there is a reference to it being lighted.

Does anyone know if it should light, and if so, how do I change/check the bulb? Finally, where is the switch for it? Just inside in a four switch panel adjacent to the door?

Thanks,

Tom
 
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That handle should light up. On the four switch panel, mine is the bottom left. The bulb is in the bottom of the handle.
 
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I just found the original manufacturer for the Barth lighted handle (Brightbar). The are available for about $50. the one your have on your barth requires a bulb that is not available anymore. Yours may not have the lighted option also. If not you can buy that seperatly. This is not the same one that is sold by camping world. That one will not fit. Go to the following URL for ordering info...

http://www.flemingsales.com/html/brightbar2.htm
 
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Thanks for the info on the bar. I pulled it off (taking the bottom bracket off first) and the light was burned out. I could not tell what the bulb number was, but I replaced it with a 631 bulb. There were 3 bulbs with the same base, that would all have worked, but the 631 cost the most, so I assumed it was the most heavy duty (whatever that means). It is a well made piece of equipment (like most things Barth included). Thanks again.
 
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