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Old 01-20-2019, 06:26 PM   #1
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Rice cooker and microwave has knocked out a fuse or breaker

I can,t find the offending circuit breaker/fuse. I have reset the circuit breaker for the microwave. It was not tripped. I have checked the 20 amp fuse for the kitchen. All ok. I have the sink great ac plug down, the kitchen 110 down and the microwave. The stove fan and light ok, the house lights and 12 volt lights ok,the bedroom 110 plugs out. All the 110 plugs (wall sockets for ac plugs). What am I missing?

Dinner is on hold. V/R. rch
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Old 01-20-2019, 06:31 PM   #2
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I can,t find the offending circuit breaker/fuse. I have reset the circuit breaker for the microwave. It was not tripped. I have checked the 20 amp fuse for the kitchen. All ok. I have the sink great ac plug down, the kitchen 110 down and the microwave. The stove fan and light ok, the house lights and 12 volt lights ok,the bedroom 110 plugs out. All the 110 plugs (wall sockets for ac plugs). What am I missing?

Dinner is on hold. V/R. rch
GFI thingy in bathroom probably tripped.
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I can,t tell. Is there a trick to resetting it? I pressed but nothing “clicked”.
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I can,t tell. Is there a trick to resetting it? I pressed but nothing “clicked”.
Two buttons. One is “test/trip” the other reset.
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AC/Heat Pump/Fan do not come on. Furnace heat is working. Again this started with the microwave and a plug in rice cooker. v/r. rch
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Old 01-20-2019, 06:48 PM   #6
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is the plug that the micro wave is plugged in gfi? check that.
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AC/Heat Pump/Fan do not come on. Furnace heat is working. Again this started with the microwave and a plug in rice cooker. v/r. rch
It sounds like you’ve lost all AC power. The Forester doesn’t need ac for much...and you’ve described all the affected ac items
Have you checked the main 30 amp breaker in coach, or the breaker at the outside power source?

If you have a light at the outside receptacle where the cord plugs in but still no ac inside try starting the generator. If power comes back from generator let it run a couple minutes then shut down. Power may be restored.
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have you checked the shore power breaker?
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Old 01-20-2019, 06:53 PM   #9
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Sounds like you tripped the main circuit breaker either in your unit or the one you are plugged into out side. Sometimes my surge protector will trip and has to be reset.
GFI can't be reset if no power to it. Check the pedestal outside.
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Rice cooker and microwave has knocked out a fuse or breaker

Thanks to all. It was the outside power circuit breaker that tripped. I never even thought to check it. I am glad I didn’t,t keep pulling fuses till I broke something. You guys have saved me again. Being new is not easy. Great night to all. rch
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Glad to hear you found the problem. Remember, fuses are 12 volt and circuit breakers are for 120 volt in side the power center of your unit. There are resettable 12 volt circuit breakers, but they usually are not at the power center.
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Thanks to all. It was the outside power circuit breaker that tripped. I never even thought to check it. I am glad I didn’t,t keep pulling fuses till I broke something. You guys have saved me again. Being new is not easy. Great night to all. rch
Glad you found the issue.
Also, fuses have nothing to do with 110v AC power. That would be the breakers.
Fuses are 12v DC only.
Suggest that you Google "the 12 Volt Side of Life".
It'll help you understand the two different RV electrical systems.
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Old 01-21-2019, 05:59 AM   #13
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I had never thought about how few applications are 110 v AC. Air conditioner, heat pump, refrigerator, water heater, converter itself, and the wall plugs themselves. What am I missing?
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I had never thought about how few applications are 110 v AC. Air conditioner, heat pump, refrigerator, water heater, converter itself, and the wall plugs themselves. What am I missing?
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Microwave, fireplace if you have one. Not really few but MOST things are AC.

A/C and Heatpump are the same units. There is a reversing valve inside the unit that provides heat or cool inside the rig.

You overloaded the circuit with the Microwave and the cooker and whatever else was on at the time.
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I had never thought about how few applications are 110 v AC. Air conditioner, heat pump, refrigerator, water heater, converter itself, and the wall plugs themselves. What am I missing?
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if the fridge is a RV fridge, it runs on propane and 12v OR 110v AC. Same for the water heater.
the tv will be 110v AC unless it's a 12v DC tv.
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Old 01-21-2019, 05:37 PM   #16
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Did you check where the breaker is at the pole ? Sometime we have tripped that, whatever runs on battery is okay but all the plug one don't work
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Did you check where the breaker is at the pole ? Sometime we have tripped that, whatever runs on battery is okay but all the plug one don't work
See post #10
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Glad you found the problem.

Suggest you dont run the microwave and rice cooker at the same time. If we run the air conditioner or heat pump, fridge or water heater on AC all at the same time, one more small appliance will usually trip the main breaker inside or outside.

I've discovered during meal prep that switching the water heater and refrigerator to propane usually gives me enough "room" to run more kitchen appliances if necessary.
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