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Old 05-16-2016, 01:08 PM   #1
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Newbie needs help!!!!!!!!!!!

Hi all, can some one help me with this problem please. I just bought a 1988 Dodge xplorer Van . At home I plugged it in my sheds outlet and every thing was working fine , all 110 outlets , fridge, AC, microwave , etc... Me and my wife took it for a camping run to a state park . I plugged it in the parks 30 amp outlet and the on switch kept tripping , I tried resetting it a few times and it kept doing the same thing. We even took it over to another camping site and tried that outlet and it did the same thing. All of my breakers were o.k. nothing tripped inside the camper. When we got home I plugged it I my shed again and it works fine. Any ideas out there. Thanks, John

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Old 05-16-2016, 05:30 PM   #2
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Is the shed outlet GFCI protected?

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Old 05-16-2016, 05:50 PM   #3
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Are you using an adaptor to plug into the shed ?

If you are, is the ground ( U shaped ) blade on it and is the shed wiring grounded ?

My thought is that the plug may be wired wrong and your ground and neutral are tied together in the Van.

Not sure if it would blow a breaker but worth checking.

Take a look, brass or black screw gets black wire, silver screw gets the white and green screw gets the green wire.
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