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Old 05-18-2018, 11:59 PM   #1
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Well, this night has been ****. Had a small electric heater running, wife fired up the blow dryer. TV, Blow Dryer and heater quit working. Some of these outlets are on one side, and some on the other. They all say GFCI protected but no GFCI is tripped. There is ONE breaker for all the outlets in the motorhome and I confirmed if i turn that breaker off, all the outlets go out. Turn it back on and all but four outlets work. I would think there MUST BE another panel here somewhere. thoughts?
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GFCI's are usually located by water areas.....kitchen and bath......the rest that are protected are on that circuit.....hence, GFCI protected
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My point is, could there really, in a 40 Class A DP, be one breaker for EVERY outlet? It seems there must be a sub panel somewhere.
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Reset the two round breakers on your inverter in the basement somewhere...that’s one of your “sub panels”. The other is the panel that has the breakers for the GFI, TV, and microwave which is powered by the inverter when you do not have shore power. Some add a separate new outlet from the main panel (one with the AC breakers) so they can run a heater without passing through the inverter...I use the heat pumps that are more efficient and are already on the MAIN panel.
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Check your outside compartments and outlets for a GFCI outlet.
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I agree with Ivylog, reset the 2 breakers on the inverter.

Depending how the inverter is mounted it can be difficult to see the 2 breakers.
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There really are two breakers on the back side of the inverter. You just have to look for them (10 times). Thank you all soo much. Back to full-timing.
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Your welcome, glad you fixed it!
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yep, it's usually not as 'bad' as we first fear, but we are just in 'kneee jeeerk' mode!


congrats! Now you KNOW! : )
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