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Old 07-01-2011, 12:55 AM   #1
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Purchased slightly used t21RD Salem Northwest. Have hooked up and plugged in 110 power cord but have no sign of power anywhere. Is there a Master Switch?
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Old 07-01-2011, 01:09 AM   #2
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Purchased slightly used t21RD Salem Northwest. Have hooked up and plugged in 110 power cord but have no sign of power anywhere. Is there a Master Switch?

I don't have your trailer but you should have an electrical panel inside and normally close to the floor. It should have a main circuit breaker. It usualy is below the refrigerator. It usually is a brown blastic cover that you push in and it opens. It should have breakers and probably 12 Volt DC fuses like your car.
Here is a picture of mine and may help you find it.
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Old 07-01-2011, 01:17 AM   #3
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Thanks, but checked all these and all good. still no power
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Thanks, but checked all these and all good. still no power
Are you positive you are plugged into a good electircla circuit?
I mean checked with a meter. What do you mean by all of them are good?
Have you checked with a meter at the panel? Have you turned off all circuit breakers and turned them back on?
Are you sure you are turning them on? Sometimes people turn them off and think they are on.

A meter at the panel will tell if you have power or not at that location. If not I would check the cable connections inside the panel and under the trailer where you hook up shore power.
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Power is getting to trailer. All breakers have been switched off and then back to on. I guess I'll get meter out and start taking things apart to trace down problem. Thanks for your quick responses and suggestions!
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Start by checking your adaptor if you are using one. If not checked you cord and GFCI circuits in the camper. The run them in series so when one goes you have to power anywhere.
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Old 07-01-2011, 08:28 AM   #7
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Do you have 12v power if not you may want to check your battery. In mine battery has to be good for the whole circuit to work.
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Do you have 12v power if not you may want to check your battery. In mine battery has to be good for the whole circuit to work.
I don't know why that is. You should have full power to all items 12 VDC and 110VAC with shore power even if the battery is missing.
What model power center do you have?
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The Battery apparently is the deal. Un hooked the battery wires, gave battery 15 minutes on trickle charger, Rehooked up, plugged in the 110 shore power and "there was light". I can't figure out why it wouldn't work on 110 when battery had no charge, but THANK YOU for the info. Battery is charging now as normal through the system.
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Man, I would love for someone to explain THAT to me.
I don't doubt it for a minute; I just don't understand it.
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