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Old 07-25-2020, 03:38 PM   #1
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Fuse blown, microwave isn't working

Help. We are new to owning an RV and have a 2010 sunseeker 3120 DS. We have blown a fuse and have no idea where the fuse panel is located. We have unplugged from the main power source and plugged back in. No power to the microwave and only have some lights. We assume that we need to replace a fuse, but don't know where the panel is located. Thanks!
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Old 07-25-2020, 03:46 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. You should find a wealth of information from both new and very experienced owners.
There are two electrical systems in your RV. A 12VDC and a 120VAC system. Lights, water pump, furnace, DVD/Radio and controls for furnace, and possibly other items are 12VDC. The tv, A/C, microwave, one mode of operation of the fridge and WH are 120VAC. The 12VDC items are protected by fuses. The 120VAC items are protected by circuit breakers. Both protective devices are located in a panel that should look like the photo. If an AC item is not operating check the breakers. If a DC item is not working check the fuses.
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Thanks for replying. We don't know where this panel is located. The manuals do not tell us where to look for that. Do you know where that is on our sunseeker model?
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Do not know in your model. Generally close to the floor. Many times near fridge/furnace.


How did you connect to shore power? What outlet in house? Did you use an adapter? if so which one? What else is on the house circuit? Did you check for power at the house circuit?
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Flybob has described the differences perfecty.

This panel MIGHT be at floor level. Look around the entire motorhome for the panel......maybe below the stove, below the fridge, below the bed.
Or.....above the fridge, above the entry door.

Just keep looking.
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Old 07-25-2020, 05:54 PM   #6
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Is there a panel on the left of the first entry step as you enter?
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Thanks for replying. We don't know where this panel is located. The manuals do not tell us where to look for that. Do you know where that is on our sunseeker model?

Looking at the 5:46 mark of this youtube video, am I possibly spotting the electrical panel at the foot of your bed. Can you check there, On these panels, you usually have to push IN on the door one time and it releases to open up. You don't try to just pull the door out.







This short video shows how to open the panel


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Fuse Panel found

Awesome thanks! Found it at the foot of the bed. We really appreciate this video and everyone's help!
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Awesome thanks! Found it at the foot of the bed. We really appreciate this video and everyone's help!

Excellent. Since you stated you are new to RV's, can I suggest this thread link below which is aimed at those just starting out. Please read the electrical threads, or at least the first one, and then the one called "Converter/inverter they are different".

This will give you a very good understanding of the different electrical systems in your RV, and what items function off of what system.


https://www.forestriverforums.com/fo...ml#post1784008

And, please feel free to ask any/all questions.
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