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Old 08-26-2012, 10:19 PM   #15
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First let's determine if your shore power is the problem. Unplug your shore power and start your gen set. Is everything now ok if Yes shore power is your problem. If everything is still the same you most likely have a GFI plug or breaker that has tripped like others have said. A voltage tester would really help you track down your problem. Good luck. Is one of your GFI's you checked / mentioned in your washroom?

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Old 08-26-2012, 10:30 PM   #16
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Its difficult answering your questions when you are posting same problem in two different forums.
We need to know what type inverter you have one of the larger ones or a small 600 watt in a compartment feeding your TV and one outlet near passenger seat and up in the cabinet in front of passenger seat.
If its the 600 watt inverter it has a GFI on the inverter that needs to be reset.
You can not use heavy amperage items in the passenger area outlet or you will just keep tripping the GFI on inverter.
Your converter is locate in your shore line power bay near transfer switch.
GFI's would be in bathrooms, kitchen area.
Check the bathrome area cabinets maybe another load center in there.
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If you have the larger inverter you have a 30 amp c/b box near the inverter, wiring diagram on section 15 page 17 Owners Guide.

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Old 08-26-2012, 11:11 PM   #17
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If your inverter is a fairly good sized one, it will service both legs of the coach. It will also have TWO circuit breakers that may be push buttons or something else. It is hard to say without knowing exactly what brand and model inverter is installed in your coach as 007 stated. ALL 120 VAC goes through your inverter. If one of those CB 's tripped, you will only have one leg of the coach working.

Many times they install GFI outlets in other places where you would least expect them. Lower bays, storage areas, under cabinets, etc. And sometimes the GFI's will get weak and no longer work correctly. Same with the circuit breakers.

Good luck!

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Old 08-28-2012, 06:21 PM   #18
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To all who have been following this saga - Thank You! The problem has been fixed. It was not the shore power, inverter or a GFCI. It turned out to be a loose wire inside a plug. The offending plug was located in the bedroom. It was one of the "pinch" type plugs that are common in a lot of coaches. Anyway, one of the neutral wires had become loose and was touching a positive line therefore making the neutral positive and that resulted in making all the downline plugs inoperative. There were 3 lines coming into that particular plug making things very tight. The offending wire was not "pinched" very well and finally worked itself loose. So there you are. I appreciate all the help and suggestions. Cheers
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Congratulations on finding and fixing the problem. That took some determination and first cabin sleuthing to find.
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Do you mean a loose wire inside a pinch style receptacle or was it really just as you stated in your post, inside a plug that goes into the receptacle?

Just attempting to fully understand for future trouble-shooting.

If indeed it was a receptacle, those are well know to be piece's of junk. I would definitely recommend removing the pinch style and install a residential box and receptacle that uses screws to secure the wires.

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Old 08-30-2012, 07:42 AM   #22
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To "Dr4Film".
You're right. I didn't say it totally correct. It was a loose wire inside a pinch style receptacle. Right about those things being junk and I will be replacing them with the screw type as you recommend. Amazing those pinch receptacles are allowed because they look like they could be a major fire hazard.

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