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Old 08-03-2021, 06:06 PM   #1
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GFCI Keeps tripping

I have a 2006 Fleetwood Excursion 39v. The GFCI keeps tripping when reset. I have changed the GFCI and the problem still exists. It has not rained in 2 months so water in an outlet is not the issue. All appliances have been unplugged. The non GFCI outlets are working properly. I have verified line and load are correctly connected to the GFCI. I know the outlets are wired in series and it would make troubleshooting easier if I had the wire diagrams so could cut the circuit in half to determine if the issue is upstream of the outlet I remove or down stream. I contacted Fleetwood for wiring diagrams and I was informed they do not support products over 10 years old. That is poor customer service. I have found Bounder wire diagrams such as this Index of /Bounder and I was wondering if anyone had wire diagrams for my Excursion. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 08-03-2021, 06:38 PM   #2
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I'd bet you have a loose connection somewhere. Begin at one end of the circuit and work your way to the other. Include the ATS in this tightening sequence.
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Old 08-03-2021, 07:23 PM   #4
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If you have slides that have outlets on the GFCI circuit, look at that wiring under them, where it moves.
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Thank you. I saw this video before I posted the question. I did contact Fleetwood and they said they do not support coaches over 10 years old.
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If you have slides that have outlets on the GFCI circuit, look at that wiring under them, where it moves.

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You have a real ground fault, so nothing for it except to start tracing wires. I'd try to find a point near the middle of the circuit, between the GFCI itself and the end point of the line, and disconnect there, That would tell you which half of the wiring the fault is in. Maybe do that again with the faulty half if its still a large area. Eventually you will find it.
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Problem solved. With the help from ccsmith51 and navigator336 who provided me with the drawings to help me troubleshoot I found out the engine block heater was causing my problem. Everything works now. Unfortunately, due to freightliner not supporting rigs over 10 years old we have to rely on the forum community. Thank you all for supporting the community and Thanks again for the help.
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Sooo, was the block heater switch on? Block heater bad? Glad you found the problem.
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The block heater switch was on. I do not know how it got turned on. That switch is in a bad location next to the bed. When I turned it off power was restored to the outlets.
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The engine block heater switch on our coach is mounted near the bedroom floor and is easy to get kicked on or while vacuuming the carpet, so I installed clear switch cover like this one. Never had another issue.
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