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Old 04-19-2015, 09:04 PM   #1
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Shore Power Outlet

My 2014 Lacrosse 327 RES is having an issue with the cover on the shore power connection. The cover is not spring loaded and comes open when towing. I don't know that this is a big problem but I don't like the idea that moisture/dust, etc. could be drawn in there while towing. Anyone else come up with good way to keep this cover closed? Don't really want to replace the receptacle/cover.
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Old 04-19-2015, 09:12 PM   #2
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Mine is not spring loaded either, but it will snap shut if pushed.
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Old 04-19-2015, 10:01 PM   #3
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What make of power outlet?


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Old 04-20-2015, 12:03 AM   #4
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Mine is not spring loaded either, but it will snap shut if pushed.

X2 Just give it a little tap with the palm of your hand to snap it closed.
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Mine does the same thing. I can give it a tap with my hand and most of the time it will stay closed, but still sometimes it pops open and flaps in the wind. It's caused no issues thus far, I do have an old toothbrush in my toolbox and I'll give the contacts a wipe from time to time.
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Mine does the same, I really have to push hard to get it to "snap". The first time I thought I may break or crack it but it is just tight.
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Pics really Help! Many diff.Cover styles! Youroo!!
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Old 04-20-2015, 09:00 PM   #8
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Thanks for the replies. I will try the "push it down/closed harder to try and snap it closed". I will also try to figure out who makes this particular outlet.
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The cover does not appear to have any way of "snapping" closed. The information on the cover is as follows: 30A 125V ParkPower Easy Lock. The power cord plugs in and then turns about 1/8 turn and then a threaded collar tightens down to secure the connector. Anyway, looking for a way to keep the cover closed when the cord is disconnected.
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Old 04-23-2015, 09:18 PM   #10
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Odd, mine snaps....
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