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Old 05-17-2015, 10:48 PM   #1
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No power to outside electrical outlet.

I have a 2013 3010, we were out this weekend and during a downpour our outside outlet and outlet by door lost power. I checked breaker in bedroom and it's not tripped. Any suggestions?


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Old 05-17-2015, 10:55 PM   #2
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Was it working before? Ours has an inside switch and it is GFI protected so check both, all I have to offer.
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Old 05-18-2015, 04:43 AM   #3
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On our 3100, the GFI receptacle in the bath feeds the outside receptacle. With shore or generator power, reset your GFI receptacle. It also feeds the receptacle at the kitchen sink.
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Old 05-18-2015, 11:30 AM   #4
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Yes, they were both working be fore the rain.


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Old 05-18-2015, 01:05 PM   #5
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Agree, bathroom gfi, had the same experience
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Old 05-18-2015, 03:30 PM   #6
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Thanks everybody. The crazy ways to connect the dots or wires in this case


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Old 05-18-2015, 05:35 PM   #7
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Moisture in outlet box trips GFI.

As mentioned above, the quick remedy is to push the reset button on your GFI receptacle in your bathroom (or wherever it may be). The same thing happened to me because water got into the outside outlet box during a heavy rain, tripped the GFI - and it probably will trip yours again in the future during wet weather if you don't fix the real problem. The long term solution is to make sure the outlet box is water-tight: Remove the cover (power OFF) and dry out the box, check the foam cover gasket for mis-alignment, etc., and see if there is any other way that rain water or road splash can enter the box. As long as that box lets water in you will have problems with the GFI tripping. To me, it is bad practice to put multiple outlets on a single GFI (as it makes it difficult to figure out which outlet the problem is coming from), but they all seem to do it to save a few bucks.
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Usually they save money by having only one GFI that will control the exterior plug, the bath outlet and the outlet above the sink in the kitchen area. If you want an "early warning system" that the GFI has kicked, try putting some sort of night light, etc. in the outlet above the sink. When it goes out, the GFI has kicked.
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Ground fault bathroom.
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