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Old 01-26-2015, 09:53 PM   #1
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Do all TTs have detachable power cords?

Ok, this might sound like a stupid question. We just purchased our first TT. We thought the power cord was stuffed inside of the inlet like the one on our pop-up. When we went to check it out, there looked like nothing but the plug-in end inside of the inlet. So we were thinking that there was a power cord somewhere to plug in there but looked everywhere in the storage box and could not find one. Is it possible that the cord is stuffed inside the inlet and we just have to try to pull on it or is it just the plug-in part there? Sorry this sounds so stupid
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Old 01-26-2015, 10:04 PM   #2
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Many units are getting away from the slide in or out power cable. They have a external cord to plug into the unit and the pole at the cg. Cant say your unit is like this or not.

My cord was in the storage area when it was new.
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What model RV do you have?

Usually, they is a round 4" diameter hole the has a cover / cap on it. The cap lifts up and the cord is inside. Pull it out. Should come out about 25' or so.

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Old 01-26-2015, 10:09 PM   #4
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Your Flagstaff Micro Lite should have a detachable cord. Did you buy is used from a dealer or privately? You'll want to track down that cord as they are not cheap!
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I believe you have a 2011 Micro Lite 23LB? YouTube videos show a 30A plug-in above the back axle on the rear (drivers) side. It has a round, flip-up cover. If you can't find the cord, ask the dealer you bought it from if they removed it from the trailer.
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We have a 2011 Micro Lite 23 LB. Bought it from a car dealership that took it as a trade-in. Found out today that the previous owners of the camper are friends of the dealership owner. He said he had the camper stored in his barn and will look for the cord. I'm not confident that we will ever see it so I'm thinking we will be purchasing one. Not sure why a power cord would not be stored inside the camper instead of being taken out.
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Ask your dealer they may have forgotten to give it to you.
Just a little more help...Do you have a sewer hose? Most units dont come with them.
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We have a 2011 Micro Lite 23 LB. Bought it from a car dealership that took it as a trade-in. Found out today that the previous owners of the camper are friends of the dealership owner. He said he had the camper stored in his barn and will look for the cord. I'm not confident that we will ever see it so I'm thinking we will be purchasing one. Not sure why a power cord would not be stored inside the camper instead of being taken out.

Happens more than you think as many of us charge at home (or in the barn). Anyway, if you need a replacement do note that you will need a 30AMP RV cord that has the locking female connector on one end that is a NEMA L5-30R connector plus it needs the boot that attaches to the little door on the camper with a spin-lock. What I'm saying is don't confuse a 30AMP RV extension with the needed RV power cable.
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Well, at least you know it was stored in a barn which means it wasn't left out to weather. I have mixed feelings about the plug on the camper verses pulling the cord out. You can never lose the attached cord. When you only need a few feet, you just pull out what you need. Now I have to use a hanger to keep the cord from lying in the mud when it rains.
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Well, at least you know it was stored in a barn which means it wasn't left out to weather. I have mixed feelings about the plug on the camper verses pulling the cord out. You can never lose the attached cord. When you only need a few feet, you just pull out what you need. Now I have to use a hanger to keep the cord from lying in the mud when it rains.
The mix separates quickly the one time you have an army of ants march into your camper up a perfect highway! Happened to us with one of our pop-ups with the cord through the mouse hole. After extermination, I bought and installed a Marinco conversion kit. Every camper we've owned since was either immediately converted or purchased with the detachable cord!

I keep ours coiled and hang the slack around the rear bumper tube since our connector in toward the rear on the curb side.
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