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Old 10-27-2008, 04:26 PM   #1
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We're finding lately that we tend to lose AC power perhaps once per day, which so far seems easily cured by toggling the "main" circuit breaker. This has happened at different locations, including in our own RV garage, so I suspect it's not an issue of a questionable power source. Perhaps others have experienced something similar? If so, I'd be curious as to what you may have found to be the source of the problem.

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We're finding lately that we tend to lose AC power perhaps once per day, which so far seems easily cured by toggling the "main" circuit breaker. This has happened at different locations, including in our own RV garage, so I suspect it's not an issue of a questionable power source. Perhaps others have experienced something similar? If so, I'd be curious as to what you may have found to be the source of the problem.

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Tom,

Have you had the electrical connections checked? There have been many posts about loose connections. A loose connection on a circuit breaker can cause false tripping.
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Old 10-27-2008, 05:23 PM   #4
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I had a similar problem with my 2008 Alpine and they found inside the surguard the circuit board was loose. There are four screws holding the board on and one of them is the ground. After they tighten the screws I have had no other problems. Hope that helps.
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Old 10-28-2008, 04:15 PM   #5
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In reply to your PM, I thought I would reply here, as the info is pertinent to all. The critical info you mentioned, was that the panel was hot in the area of the main circuit breaker. The loose connections mentioned, cause heat, which in turn can cause the circuit breaker to trip. Sometimes just tightening the connection will fix the problem, but in others, the circuit breaker gets damaged and will need replacing. Lastly a circuit breaker can fail internally, causing overheating and tripping.
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