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Old 08-08-2012, 08:34 AM   #1
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Light on power cord

Just noticed last night, that the little LED power light is not on the power cord. Everything is working. Big deal? Just puzzling. If anybody has any answers, I would like to hear them.
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Old 08-08-2012, 08:37 AM   #2
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Not sure what you are referring to.
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:03 AM   #3
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Lou, I think he has a power strip with a switch on it.

Some of those switches are lighted and some are not. Did this one ever light? In any case, if the cord works it probably isn't worth worrying about.

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Not sure either, but going to ask. Never seen a light on a power cord, however I have a 30 amp RV extension cord, that does have a small orange neon bulb that comes on when the extension cord gets power. It lights up the end that the RV cord lugs in to. Now is the bulb in maybe an extension cord, and you aren't using it right now?
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:09 AM   #5
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Not sure what you are referring to.
The factory furnished 30amp power cord on our 12Flagstaff 8528RKWS has a small red led light on the trailer end that lights when the cord is plugged into power. The light is on as long as the male end is plugged into power and the female end does not have to be plugged into the trailer.
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:09 AM   #6
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if everything is working but the light on the cord don't worry about it the bulb might be out because it got dropped I don't think the light means anything except there is power which you already know because everything works
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:18 AM   #7
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The only way I can see the 30 A power cord light is when I am (Laying/Crawling) on the ground directly under the screw on connection at the trailer. Youroo!!
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:30 AM   #8
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Thanks.

Seems pretty useless since the breaker should be off when you plug in or unplug anyway.

You will know pretty quick if the pedestal is broken since you should test the outlets BEFORE you plug in.
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Old 08-08-2012, 10:27 AM   #9
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My cord has the "idicator" light on it as well. Personally I would rather have the older style, hard wired cord like my last trailer had. I also don't care for the bright yellow cord. I prefer black. This is something I may change down the road if there is room for a cord storage bay.
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Old 08-08-2012, 12:59 PM   #10
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Yup, ours has the same red light on the cord. Never really understood the need for it, as it is only easily visible at night...that is without laying on the ground directly below the cord.
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