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Old 08-19-2013, 10:37 AM   #1
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Outlet problems

I have a 2002 Forest River 23' Salem trailer. 4 of my indoor outlets and the outdoor outlet tend to only work part time. I can plug into then in the morning and they are fine. By 11:30 a.m., they all quit working. That leaves me with 2 working indoor outlets. I have checked fuses, breakers, and everything else I know. Any thoughts?

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Old 08-19-2013, 10:58 AM   #2
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They are probably all on the same GFCI, and it's probably either defective or has a loose connection on it.

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Old 08-19-2013, 10:59 AM   #3
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Reset ground fault receptacle?

Good call Barry, you beat me to it.
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Old 08-19-2013, 02:45 PM   #4
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It sounds like the outlets work sometimes, and other times they don't. Is that correct? They start working again without any intervention?

My first thought was the GFI as well, but I have never heard of a GFI tripping then resetting itself. I do agree the GFI must be checked, but it could also be a loose wire which feeds those outlets, and is much more serious. A loose wire can arc and start a fire.
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