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Old 10-07-2012, 06:07 PM   #1
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loss of power to tv sets and to two outlets.

I plugged in a portable heater into the outlet below my bedroom Tv in my 2008 Berkshire. Shortly thereafter I lost power to the Tv in the kitchen and the bedroom as well as to two wall outlets nearby. From what I can see all the circuit breakers are okay and all the fuses look good. Is there another area where I can find a circuit breaker that has been tripped? Please advise.

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Old 10-07-2012, 06:15 PM   #2
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You might want to check your GFI receptacles and see if any of them have tripped. Lots of time, they feed other outlets from a single GFI.

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Old 10-07-2012, 06:36 PM   #3
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Many circuit breakers look OK and in the ON position but in reality have been tripped. Find the correct circuit breaker for the television and flip it to off and then back to on. Iíll bet everything will be working again.

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Old 10-07-2012, 07:09 PM   #4
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If it's not the breaker, could be a wire has come off the buss bars in the breaker box. You might want to take the cover of the breaker box off and inspect. (with power disconnected) we had some come off and melted the breaker box.

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Old 10-07-2012, 07:29 PM   #5
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I would be willing to bet that it is one of the two GFI breakers. Either the one that is found in the bath or the one in the kitchen.
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:39 PM   #6
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You pluged your heater into an outlet that is controled by your inverter. You triped the breaker on the inverter. It is a small black switch on the top of the inverter. Turn this off and back on and you will again be working.
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:37 PM   #7
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I also have an obscure GFI outlet in my front pass-through compartment, for the plug-in for the water heater. That outlet supplies one other outlet at bedside. The one time it tripped, I pulled my hair out trying to find the problem!
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:58 PM   #8
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Thanks Forum readers for your feedback. I found that the culprit was the circuit breaker on the inverter. I reset the breaker and I once again have power.
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:39 PM   #9
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What year and model of Berk do you have. My unit is in storage right now so I am having trouble visualizing where it is. The on demand water heater in my 2012 390BH-60 is on the rear right. I know that I have a powere outlet in the front right compartment (the one with shelves) ... is it that compartment of the one directly behind?

I can only imagine your frustration ... I know how long I seached for the ones inside the unit itself ... would never have thought to look in basement storage for GFI.
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Old 11-01-2012, 04:53 PM   #10
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New member here. I have the same problem on my 2102 Berkshire. Is the inverter the same as a 2008? Had to use extension cords to watch TV from oregon to our trip back to Texas.....what a pain!!!Thanks for your help. Possum

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