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Old 03-20-2015, 04:25 PM   #1
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Reset for GFI

Our friend has a 2008 Georgetown and the GFI in the bathroom will not reset. The one in the kitchen works, but no electric in the bath?? Any suggestions where the GFI reset is located. Thanks for your help.
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Our friend has a 2008 Georgetown and the GFI in the bathroom will not reset. The one in the kitchen works, but no electric in the bath?? Any suggestions where the GFI reset is located. Thanks for your help.
is the gfi wired right... and I don't mean has it worked since 08...

gfi's must bewired line side ... power coming in...and load side .. power going out...

is it on inverter???
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Old 03-20-2015, 05:24 PM   #3
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Our friend has a 2008 Georgetown and the GFI in the bathroom will not reset. The one in the kitchen works, but no electric in the bath?? Any suggestions where the GFI reset is located. Thanks for your help.
and hey there.... I used to live out on nacimento drive,,,
used to work for Lou Nunno
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Old 03-20-2015, 05:28 PM   #4
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i''ve heard a bunch of these are wired wrong and people don't figure it out and add new power to the line down the wire


you must be able to check if there is power coming in to the line side and not the load....

if its coming in the load side it won't let the breaker reset
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Sounds like you may need a new GFI, OR
Can't Reset a GFCI Outlet?
GFI problem, won't reset
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I would check for power coming into the outlet first. The way they install the outlet is poor. I just had to redo a junction box behind the shower wall because one of the cables was hardly installed. You hit the box and the voltage would flicker. A fire waiting to happen.


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I would check for power coming into the outlet first. The way they install the outlet is poor. I just had to redo a junction box behind the shower wall because one of the cables was hardly installed. You hit the box and the voltage would flicker. A fire waiting to happen.


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Second on the incoming power

True fact: I often mention that RVers often have a few screws loose.

One of the screws securing the wire to one of the breakers in my Rig took over TWO FULL TURNS before I even felt resistance,over 3 to tighten down. OF course it was not passing power when it was loose

Also check to make sure breaker not tripped (not always visibally tripped) and check all other screws in that box

NOTE: WHEN SCREWING AROUND... Do be unplugged, and do not run the generator... I mean LETHAL current possible.
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A series of outlets can be chained togethr as one GFCI-protected circuit. The GFCI device may be the first outlet in the chain, in which case the reset button is on the outlet itself (it will have a "Test" and a "Reset" button). However, it will not reset unless there is power reaching the outlet. Alternatively, the circuit breaker for the circuit will be a GFCI and have its own reset button on the breaker. That's not common in an RV, but it is possible.

Often the first outlet in the chain is in the bathroom or maybe outside (or in a storage bay). Hard to guess, since it is strictly up to the wiring layout for that year/make/model.
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