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Old 06-24-2016, 09:16 PM   #1
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totally confused. opened up pop-up getting ready for the 4th. plugged into shore power. house breaker keeps tripping. shut down 15A & 20A for ac. reset house breaker15a trippes house. reset 20a a/c works fine . where is the problem. gfci in trailer. help
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Old 06-24-2016, 09:23 PM   #2
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What is the 15A going to? I'm leaning towards electric water heater.
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Old 06-24-2016, 09:31 PM   #3
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Could be a few things. Is there a GFCI on the house circuit you are plugging into. Sometimes two GFCI's don't play well together. If not look at WH . If you left the electric mode on without being full of water it burned out the element and shorted it.
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Could be a few things. Is there a GFCI on the house circuit you are plugging into. Sometimes two GFCI's don't play well together. If not look at WH . If you left the electric mode on without being full of water it burned out the element and shorted it.
HWH gas no elect. shut off breakers in trailer. reset house breaker. when reseting trailer 15A lights com on then breaker tripps in house
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Old 06-25-2016, 08:37 AM   #5
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have had this trailer for 16 yrs and never had this happen
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Old 06-25-2016, 09:09 AM   #6
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have had this trailer for 16 yrs and never had this happen
problem solved. i must have a weak gfci in house. plugged trailer power to another circuit everything works. have a happy 4th
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Old 06-25-2016, 09:12 AM   #7
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Thanks for letting us know what solved the problem
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Old 06-25-2016, 09:17 AM   #8
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Trailer most likely has one GFCI somewhere ( unless very old) As soon as you energize circuit that contains the GFCI it probably trips the house breaker. If the house circuit it is on now does not have a GFCI then odds are that is the real problem.


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problem solved. i must have a weak gfci in house. plugged trailer power to another circuit everything works. have a happy 4th
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