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Old 06-08-2016, 12:43 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by pdqparalegal1 View Post
I have a simular problem with the slide EXCEPT it's the 15 amp fuse for the lights in the slide that blow. I can put the slide out, OK; bring the slide in, OK. Travel to next site or trip and fuse is blown. Put in a 20 amp circuit breaker, still blows but resets. Looked at all the wire I can see under the slide, no problems noted. May pot a .22 cal bullet in fuse slot!
It's not uncommon for the wiring to break down where it flexes going to the slide. However, it could be broken anywhere.

Since it's obviously shorting during travel I'd start by opening the light fixtures and removing the lamps and checking them to make sure the short isn't the fixture itself.

You could also try 'shaking' the wiring while checking it for resistance with a multimeter. If you don't have a multimeter you could install a smaller fuse and do the same thing. When you shake the proper wire it should blow the fuse.
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