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Old 08-09-2013, 11:49 PM   #1
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Ok. Power question

Our TT seems to have a mind of its own. We have a GFCI breaker that keeps popping. It powers the plugs by the sink and the outside switch. Is it typical of these breakers?
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I have had GFCI's over time get 'trippy'.
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Replace your gfci and your problem will be solved. For some reason be it dirt, moisture, time in use, whatever if they get trippy I've replaced and the problem has been solved. Good luck.
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OR,, the seals outside get bad and allow moisture into that cheap Chinese made duplex outlet that's outside under the awning.
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I would second Paul Haller's post as suspect #1.. THEN after eliminateing all other junction boxes and such on the GFCI chain I'd replace the GFCI.

Many members got a good soaking when they pulled the cover off the outside outlte.. one had a GFCI protected outlet (standard outlet the bathroom GFCI protected it) in his slide out (As do I) and when he crawled under and took the cover off the J-Boxes that connect the Romex to the flexible wire for the slide he got a shower.

in all cases cleaning and drying and re-sealing fixed it.
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