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Old 04-27-2016, 08:20 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by wmtire View Post
As others have stated the outlets are daisy chained off one or two GFCI outlets.

However, can I ask if the microwave display is on? This gives a starting point as to where to start checking for power problems.
When my power goes out I have two things I check right away. Microwave is one of them. I have a small table lamp between my two chairs in my 5er that I leave on. I can see it from my kitchen in the house. When it is off I know I have a problem. It is normally one of two things. The GFI on the outside of my house has tripped, this is what my 5er is plugged into when at home. Another is I have lost the ground causing my surge protector to shut off. I use an extension cord between my GFI on the house and my surge protector. The 5er is plugged into it. On occasion my dog runs across it knocking it loose, LOL. She loves to chase the rabbit that sits by a bush that sits there. She weighs 70 pounds and knocks things everywhere when she runs thru there.

The OP doesn't say if he is at a cg or plugged into shorepower at home. He also doesn't say if he has a protector or not.


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Old 04-27-2016, 08:41 AM   #12
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Yep, the microwave is what I like to use as a starting point in the troubleshooting. The microwaves in RV's are usually wired on their own separate circuit than any other you can usually note on the distribution panel like in the pic below:

If the microwave is receiving power, then that usually tells me to start the troubleshooting inside the power is reaching the RV from outside. You can usually work forward from the RV's electrical circuit panel to the GFCI's to the outlets themselves

However if the microwave is not getting power, then that alerts me to start the troubleshooting from the source of 120 volt power (campground pedestal, home outlet, generator, etc) and then go forward.

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Old 04-27-2016, 08:54 AM   #13
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Great photo wmtire !!!

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