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Old 07-24-2015, 10:45 AM   #1
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"Floating" electrical issues in 2015 Sandpiper 376bhok

Hi all! My husband and I came back up to our camper, and started to discover strange electrical occurrences. The two overhead lights in the glass cabinet above the TV, no longer would turn on. He assumed bulbs burned out, I'm more skeptical: both? At the same time? And...we can't figure out how to change the dang things! I've said from that moment I think we have an electrical problem.

Next, we kept popping our GFCi outlet in the kitchen, and apparently in our main bathroom. Light on I guess means we need to reset it. Lol The kitchen outlet just had a toaster plugged into it, and it popped. Kept doing it. My husband was using a power washer outside, plugged in of course, and it popped the one in the main bathroom, we think, which seems to be connected to several other outlets in the kitchen. These outlets were no longer charging our phones. We reset everything and it seemed ok.

Our water heater light indicator red light in the panel, that glows to show you its on, no longer works.

Last night, our A/C ran and ran, but it wasn't cooling. It was like the fan kept blowing, even though we had it on cool.

I got fed up, and said, "how about the light over the sink?can you turn that on for me or does that not work?" Yea, that isn't turning on now.

So, I feel we DO have an electrical problem. The panel is so vague: light, light, light, light...which light is it referring to? I have a million in here!

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Old 07-24-2015, 11:07 AM   #2
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Need some more info to help:

What are plugged into for 120 volt AC power?

Are you using extension cords to plug into 120 volt AC power? Are you using adapters on the cords?

Do any other lights work? If so, are they normal or dim?

Power Washer? What all did he spray with a power washer? Was it the RV, and anything near an electrical connection or the power cord?
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Old 07-24-2015, 11:28 AM   #3
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This thread has me worried about the power source.

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Old 07-24-2015, 02:33 PM   #4
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Normal power cord, no adaptor.
All lights are working, not dim.

Perhaps just the bulbs?

He said yes he thinks he tripped the GCFi when he power washed...we've not had a problem in a few days with that.

Hoping it wasn't a power surge or something. We've had bad storms up in Wisconsin...


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Normal power cord, no adaptor.
All lights are working, not dim.
Ok good, but what are you actually plugged into? Are you at a campground, house, etc? Are you plugged into a 50 amp, 30 amp, etc?
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Old 07-24-2015, 07:18 PM   #6
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Key word. Pressure Washed!
It door outlet is wet, turn power off, take part and dry. That will get the GFI working again.
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