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Old 12-26-2014, 03:10 PM   #1
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Non GFCI outlets won't work on Sunseeker 2690

So, I plugged a shop vac into the outlet under the dinette and when I turned it on the shop vac shut off right away and now I have no power to an AC outlets in the front of the RV. These are separate from the bathroom/kitchen circuits that are on the GFCI outlet by the bathroom sink. The breakers under the bed are all on (not tripped).

What can be wrong? Can't find a second GFCI outlet that could be tripped.
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Old 12-26-2014, 04:04 PM   #2
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At least 4 outlets downstream of your lav GFCI are wired into your lav GFCI. Resetting the lav one will turn them all on.
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Old 12-26-2014, 04:28 PM   #3
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No power

Agree with MC9 had the same issue looked for about 30 minuets, reset the GFCI in bathroom and power was restored. Have a happy new year.
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Old 12-26-2014, 04:54 PM   #4
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By resetting the Lav outlet, I presume you mean the test button on the outlet itself? I tried that, and the lab outlet works fine, so do the ones I assume are downstream of the Lav, as the outlet above the Kitchen works and so does the outside outlet, as they are on the same circuit as the Lav GFCI.

The outlets not working are all in the front of the coach, not downstream of the Lav. I have two breaker switch he's in the electric panel, one says "15 GFCI" outlets, and the other says "15 REC", both are on, but none of the non-GFCI outlets are working.
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Old 12-26-2014, 05:42 PM   #5
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If you haven't done this yet, push breaker off and than on. Sometimes they appear to, not be tripped, but actually are.
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Old 12-26-2014, 06:26 PM   #6
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My fiver has two gfcis one at the bathroom lav that controls every plug toward the front of the unit. The other is under the top kitchen cabinets controls every plug in the rest of the unit. Breakers that control them are marked from the factory the same as his? must be a universal system.....

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Old 12-27-2014, 07:39 AM   #7
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I have tried flipping the breaker on and off a few times, and nothing.

The best I can tell is that I have only one GFCI outlet, so if there is a second one that is hidden, let me know where to look.

Could a breaker or an outlet go bad?
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Old 12-27-2014, 07:54 PM   #8
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I thought I had responded yesterday but can't find my post. Get a non-contact voltage tester from Wally World or a big box store and start at your breaker and work to towards your receptacle. It will tell you if it has power and where you don't. The receptacles may be back stabbed and if they are they sometimes loose contact. I always like to wire under the screw. Good luck and keep us posted.

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Old 12-27-2014, 10:38 PM   #9
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Check in the cabinet were your microwave is plugged in. Or near the kitchen sink somewhere.
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Old 12-27-2014, 11:22 PM   #10
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If your sure the outlet you plugged into has no power then I would take it apart and inspect. Sometimes a jolt will loosen a wire and thus lose power. I'm not saying your shop-vac caused this but I would also inspect it. Have you verified this is the only receptacle not working? How many are not working (validate all). Most
RV 15amp systems are divided into two section (Forward and Rear). Both sections must/should have a GFCI first off the breaker panel with 3-5 receptacles after that. Good luck and be careful.
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Old 12-28-2014, 12:56 AM   #11
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Outlets not working

I would start at the breaker. You do know on some breakers you have to turn them off with a hard push then they will reset. If no outlets on that circuit are working I would pull the cover off the breaker panel and check the voltage coming out of the breaker. If voltage present at breaker and wire is inplace and tight go to where you think the first plug on that circuit is and pull the plug and check the wiring going into it. You may have to check several plugs to find problem. I have seen wiring get cut by slide out on Sierra Fifth Wheel I had. Also found a GFI plug under the edge of the bed tripped on friends Montana that he didn't know was there.
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Old 12-28-2014, 08:48 AM   #12
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Thanks everyone for your help. After spending a couple hours trying to figure it out I've given up and will bring to the shop tomorrow.

I have six breakers (15 GFCI; 15 REC; 15 amp H/W; 15 amp Microwave; 20 amp A/C; 30 amp main). All appear to work as the GFCI outlets work, and so do the separate outlets on the 15amp REC circuit work (bedroom TV, rear outlets, and converter.). The microwave works and so does the hot water heater (on electric) and the A/C works.

I flipped the breakers on and off a ton of times and I even opened every outlet and junction box I could find and wiggled the wires and checked for good connections.

Must be something I'm missing, and only the dealer knows what it is. I will ask for copies of the wire diagrams for sure.

Will keep you posted.
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Old 12-28-2014, 09:13 AM   #13
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Don't hold your breath waiting for wiring diagrams. I've read posts here that say those things don't exist!
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Old 12-30-2014, 09:58 PM   #14
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If these outlets are on the inverter check the breaker on the inverter. My inverter is under the floor below the kitchen sink. You may be able to reach it from a drawer beside the sink if not you have to remove the floor uunder the sink. I have ad the same problem several times.
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Old 01-03-2015, 07:46 PM   #15
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Ok got my coach back from the dealer today and they were able to figure it out.

It was the outlet behind the fridge that the fridge plugs into. Power was working to the outlet, but the wires leaving we're corroded and had a bad connection, thus no power left the outlet to get to the four downstream up front in the coach.

That was the one outlet that I was never able to get to, and not having a wire diagram I had no idea to look there. No matter anyway, don't think I woulda pulled the fridge myself anyway.

All is working again!!
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