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Old 06-13-2016, 10:05 AM   #1
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30 Amp Furrion Power Twist Lock Issue

I have a 2017 cherokee 274DBH. I can not get the nut/coupling to thread on the inlet power with the furrion 30 A. Dealer said push hard and it should catch. Any suggestions It is brand new.

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Old 06-13-2016, 10:28 AM   #2
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I have a 2017 cherokee 274DBH. I can not get the nut/coupling to thread on the inlet power with the furrion 30 A. Dealer said push hard and it should catch. Any suggestions It is brand new.

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Those connectors have too fine of a thread, and they're notorius for getting cross threaded or stripped.
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Had one now for almost 2 years and never had any problems threading it. I wouldn't recommend "pushing it hard" as you may cross thread it and then you'll have to replace it.
Just apply a little push while turning the nut. I have found that the threads must be clean...don't allow any dirt to build up in the threads.
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I have also found that I unscrew it a few turns before tightening it, seems to let the threads set I to place and screw on easy. I agree it is WAY to easy to cross thread.

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Make sure cord is level and straight when trying to attach nut coupling. Cord has a tendency to sag when trying to turn nut coupling. Later RJD
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Old 06-13-2016, 04:55 PM   #6
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Those rings can be a real bugger to get started without cross threading.
If by chance the ring has been damaged, (cross threaded) your only hope is another end or a new cord. Hopefully the socket on the side of your rig isn't damaged too.

Like mentioned above, I hold slight pressure on mine while UNSCREWING (righty tighty-lefty loosey) to set the threads/ring to the proper position and then tighten slowly and easily.
Works every time with no problems.
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I too back if off a little until I feel it 'click' then easily turn it clockwise until the threads catch. It'll usually thread right on then.
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I have a 2017 cherokee 274DBH. I can not get the nut/coupling to thread on the inlet power with the furrion 30 A. Dealer said push hard and it should catch. Any suggestions It is brand new.

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Go easy with that ring as other have said turn counter clock wise a couple of turns using both hands to center the ring and then turn clock wise to thread the ring on, there should not be allot of resistance it should thread on easily. Make sure your cord is fully seated and turned clock wise to lock the cord into the receptacle.
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Go easy with that ring as other have said turn counter clock wise a couple of turns using both hands to center the ring and then turn clock wise to thread the ring on, there should not be allot of resistance it should thread on easily. Make sure your cord is fully seated and turned clock wise to lock the cord into the receptacle.
Thanks I will give that a try. I did notice that the cord itself does not twist once inserted either?? This is another concern as my previous camper I could insert and twist in place to the right and then screw into place to secure the cord. I called and e-mailed the manufacturer Furrion and have been playing phone tag with no results.
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Those rings can be a real bugger to get started without cross threading.
If by chance the ring has been damaged, (cross threaded) your only hope is another end or a new cord. Hopefully the socket on the side of your rig isn't damaged too.

Like mentioned above, I hold slight pressure on mine while UNSCREWING (righty tighty-lefty loosey) to set the threads/ring to the proper position and then tighten slowly and easily.
Works every time with no problems.
My brand new Furrion cord had a broken lock ring. They sent me a new ring free of charge. They are easy to change.
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