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Old 02-14-2013, 01:06 PM   #11
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I had a problem at a park and my power would not come back up. I found I had to trip the main breaker in the camper so the surge protector could reset. Apparently they don't auto reset. After that the 110 volts was fine.

The fried battery issue is another problem. Good Luck.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:09 PM   #12
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allright I have removed the converter and am testing the 110v side of things, here is what I have,
1. all breakers are off and still show 110v comming out of one breaker, plus I have a black wire that was spliced into the black wire comming out of 15 amp breaker, I took wire nut off and tested it and It is hot at 110v with all breakers off. don't know where its comming from, going to go areound aand see if anything is hot. ok I believe I have a hot ground short, any more ideas.?
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:13 PM   #13
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Some photos might also help us help you.

Here is the manual for my WFCO and it has some troubleshooting guides that might also help.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:19 PM   #14
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yes breakers inside rv show 110v with breakers on, with all breaker off still have a 15 amp breaker with power plus a black wire that was spliced that is still hot 110v
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:26 PM   #15
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hmmmm have you owned since new or is this a "fix" from previous owner ?
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:36 PM   #16
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only had it for 6 months now, so previous owner must have "fixed" it. weird huh? why would my recepticals read 110v with breakers off.? there must be a short somewhere, but why did it take 5 months to show up. ? Im at a loss, I really don't need any more problems at this stage in my life, I have that covered on my own. anyone want to buy a 5th wheel?
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:46 PM   #17
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The "fix" may be simple if we can figure out what is going on.

Are you sure all breakers are off when you test for voltage at the outlets?
Could he have hot wired the outlets to the MAIN?
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ok I just opened up the junction box under the fuse panel/breaker box area, it does not look good, melted wires, thats where the short is for sure. I'll get back and update, thanks for the help guys.
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Good luck and let us know how it goes. I kow it is the last thing on your mind right now, but please take a few photos (at least of the damage!).
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:12 PM   #20
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ok I just opened up the junction box under the fuse panel/breaker box area, it does not look good, melted wires, thats where the short is for sure. I'll get back and update, thanks for the help guys.
Glad you found somewhat of a cause.

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