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Old 11-08-2010, 01:08 PM   #11
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Ganged breakers are designed to trip all poles even if only one sees an overload. However, I agree that the op SHOULD change the double pole out to a single pole.

Mtnguy -- I completely agree that the hired guy should be the one fixing this. If he was specifically told it was an RV outlet he should have researched found out that is was 120 volt single phase.
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:16 PM   #12
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Bout time to get that electrician back to straighten out his boo-boo.

I agree with you, but don't get a handyman back. What I am thing about is did he correctly wire the grounding or is it grounded, is the polarity correct, wire sizing & 120 volts ???????? If he can't get the outlet right. Like I have posted before, The RV panel Are isolated grounds & neutrals. This if miss wire can kill someone or smoke a RV.

There come a time cost saving short cut may just come back to bit you in the butt.
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Old 11-09-2010, 06:22 AM   #13
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I'm with Camprat. Get a licensed, bonded, and insured electrician to check this out. If he makes a mistake and puts 220 VAC into your camper, he's covered. If he uses the wrong breaker and your house catches fire, he's covered. There are to many variables here. I used to hear about those type boo boos all the time when I was doing home service work.
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Old 11-09-2010, 10:46 PM   #14
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Sounds to me like the handyman may just have not been aware that an RV 30 amp plug is different from the more common plug used for dryers.
If that was the case it will be easy to fix.

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Old 11-10-2010, 08:56 AM   #15
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I agree with you, but don't get a handyman back. What I am thing about is did he correctly wire the grounding or is it grounded, is the polarity correct, wire sizing & 120 volts ???????? If he can't get the outlet right. Like I have posted before, The RV panel Are isolated grounds & neutrals. This if miss wire can kill someone or smoke a RV.

There come a time cost saving short cut may just come back to bit you in the butt.
You are so correct. I missed the handyman part in the 1st post.....I thought it was an electrician. Get a licensed electrician, and bill the handyman.
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Thanks for all of the input guys...just to play it safe...I am going to give the electrician a call back and tell him to fix it.
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