Originally Posted by jeffphilly
Class A Georgetown 2002. When I plug into power, the entire RV has a current going though everywhere you touch. Not dagerous level but always there. There must be a ground issue or can this be the converter?
This is ABSOLUTELY DANGEROUS!!!
Just because you haven't died yet does not mean it
is not dangerous.
Your ground is apparently not grounded for one thing.
You need to find and correct the missing ground issue
first and then see what's up.
Could be a shorted water heater element for one thing.
If you are actually able to read voltage from the
coach/trailer body to a known ground with a meter, then
you can try shutting off circuit breakers one at a time
to see which one stops the voltage bleed.
If none of them do that-- ie, you've shut off every
circuit breaker in the place and still have that voltage
then the circuit box itself needs to be checked by a
Don't mess around with this.
One rainy day you or a loved one could die from a
Anytime you get a "tingle" from an electrical device that
device should be taken out of service until it is corrected.
That includes small appliances or large motor homes!!
I'm not kidding.
37 years of industrial electrical maintenance speaking here....
Be very careful out there!