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Old 06-01-2013, 09:50 PM   #11
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WM, good to know, but the question remains, why now? When it has been running fine all week???

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Old 06-01-2013, 09:55 PM   #12
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Am I hearing that your tripping problem start with it raining outside? Have you checked the camper's plug in...it may be getting wet and causing tripper trips.

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Old 06-01-2013, 09:56 PM   #13
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on all the RV forums i've been on, it's always recommended NOT to use a pressure washer on an RV, especially the roof because you're likely to cause leak.
even if there weren't any in the first place.
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:00 PM   #14
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Dave, I guess I am not sure about that. As I kept trying diferetn things but all on the same circuit. Electricity is like magic to me, it seems to exist and does some cool things but I can't explain it.

We turned everything off except AC and concertone system and signal booster. It kept blowing. I guess I can try to tomorrow, but we have been running everything all week and have had no problems.
Might dry a different supply circuit/outlet. You been running that breaker to the max, may have "gotten soft" and now tripping prematurely. Like it was stated, you should not operate the A/C on anything less than 30 amp as AC alone may draw 18 amps and the converter another 6-7 amps then bingo out it goes.
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:07 PM   #15
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Checked the RV plug, dry as a bone. Don't know about softening the circuit. Can't get to another without running a longer extension cord and I don't think that is a good idea (right?.)

I did not pressure was the roof and the pressure washer was not closer than four or five feet from the trailer when being used.

My fear is the rain leaking into the bathroom is causing the circuit to pop? All bathroom features work, lights fan etc.

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Just thought of one other thing. As a trouble shoot I connected my Honda 3000IU generator to the trailer and as soon as it got going the Overload alarm light came on. I immediately disconnected. So I figured it was the TT.


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Checked the RV plug, dry as a bone. Don't know about softening the circuit. Can't get to another without running a longer extension cord and I don't think that is a good idea (right?.)

I did not pressure was the roof and the pressure washer was not closer than four or five feet from the trailer when being used.

My fear is the rain leaking into the bathroom is causing the circuit to pop? All bathroom features work, lights fan etc.

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Yes, it could be definitely getting something wet that wasn't before. I asked about an extension cord previously. What are you using currently?
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Old 06-01-2013, 10:19 PM   #18
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Try tripping all the circuit breakers in your power center. Try connecting to the house circuit, and if it stays on try closing one circuit breaker at a time. This will tell you which circuit is causing the problem.
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Electricity is like magic to me, it seems to exist and does some cool things but I can't explain it.
This may help you understand your RV better, along with why you shouldn't be using the AC when hooked up the way you are, as well as extension cords.

http://rveducation101.com/articles/b...city_savvy.pdf
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WM, Just saw that. We are at a friends home and there is a big red and black extension cord we are plugged into that plugs into the house. It is a heavy duty extension cord but it is pretty long 50FT?

Should I then just work on sealing all of the leaks and give it time to dry out?


Joe, not following, I have the circuit breakers in the house but not in the TT, there I just have a fuse box. Can I do what you suggest to isolate the bad area?

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