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Old 12-24-2018, 04:30 PM   #1
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Microwave electrical issue

So my dad's RV suddenly came down with an issue. They just started cooking a small casserole in the convection-microwave and about 20 seconds in it quit. He has toggled all breakers multiple times and all GFI outlets that he can find have been tripped and reset several times. He has found the single outlet that it is plugged into inside the cabinet is still dead.

He has a 2003 Fleetwood Southwind 32'er. So far he has taken to make up a short extension cord out of a good #10 3 conductor rubber coated wire with industrial plug and socket and plug it into the outlet under the cabinet between the cooktop and sink.

Does anyone know of some other fuse, breaker, GFI outlet that runs to that microwave outlet?

oh, and they finished cooking the casserole in a counter top oven after moving the contents to a smaller dish that fit the smaller oven.
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Take the outlet apart and see if a wire has become disconnected.
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Old 12-24-2018, 07:27 PM   #3
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Does this MH have an inverter ?

If so and the microwave runs on it, it may have tripped a breaker.
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Old 12-24-2018, 07:55 PM   #4
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Check the outlet. Replace if needed. They do go bad.
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If it is running on an inverter circuit, check the breakers on the inverter itself. Ours has two breakers and the microwave is on one of them.
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Old 12-24-2018, 10:29 PM   #6
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He doesn't have an inverter and he checked for power inside those stupid cheap snap together outlets. The wire is dead.

Only thing he has not yet done is pull the cover off his breaker panel and probed each wire connection to the breakers.
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Maybe a dead circuit breaker, Iíve had one fail, no way to tell from the outside except it being open circuit when ďonĒ.
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