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Old 06-11-2015, 09:06 PM   #1
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2016 Salem West T32BHDS main breaker tripping

During our first trip in our new TT while the AC was running we used the microwave and that tripped the main breaker. We couldn't seem to run both at the same time without the main breaker tripping. Taking it in soon to be looked at but was curious if others have had this issue and what was the resolution.

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Old 06-12-2015, 03:32 PM   #2
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Most can't run the microwave or a hair drier with the AC on in a 30 AMP RV.

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Old 06-12-2015, 07:03 PM   #3
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In the 30 amp RV's I've owned (several) you could run the AC (maybe 12 amps subject to its size) and a Microwave (maybe 8 to 12 amps subject to its size) at the same time and NOT trip the 30 amp main breaker. Are there other loads like a battery charger and maybe the fridge is on AC etc. as if that's the case I can see how you may start crowding a 30 amp Thermal/Magnetic breaker's Thermal element. A shop can place an ammeter on the loads to see what they are drawing. Maybe the AC has a problem or a capacitor issue and is drawing excess current??

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