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Old 04-17-2018, 03:35 PM   #1
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Grand Design Solitude new owner, problem

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I'm a brand new order of a 2018, Grand Design Solitude 379FLS. We got her about 2 months ago, but we recently changed parks. After moving the camper for the first time, we're experiencing some electrical issues that I just can't seem to figure out!

The Awning lights no long work, which is what told me there was an issue. But after finding that issue I also found that the overhead lights on the front side of the camper doesnt work either. They're LED push to turn on lights.

Also, the plugs that power the TV in the bedroom also doesnt work at all. With all these issues being on the same side of the camper "the side with the doors" I figured they must be connected somehow.

I have no fuses that are out "that I can tell" none are lit up.

I just don't know what else to do and hopefully this isn't a major issue.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Don't assume a fuse is good without actually testing it with a test light or volt meter. After you verify the fuses are all good, then you can move to the next step. It sounds like you have a connection that came loose but start with the simple checks first.
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Old 04-17-2018, 04:18 PM   #3
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Also, if everything worked fine at last campground have you made sure the incoming power at this campground is correct?

You mentioned fuses, but have you verified your 110v circuits are all good?
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Check the readers on your inverter/converter. After moving and replugging in a breaker would pop on our MH. Also check and reset your gfi plugs.
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Most often electrical problems are a connection on the negative side. Somewhere a ground connection on that side of the rig is loose.
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check the 110vcoming into your service panel. if you have 110v on halft the coach and not the other, its the wire inside the service panel.

this happened to me in are TT, the jumper wire for 110v wire nut was melted and wires weren’t making a good connection try that.
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Since the awning lights are not working, check to be sure you don't have a tripped GFC somewhere in the trailer. Some builders wire thru these for wet areas. Awning lights would qualify as wet area.
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Since the awning lights are not working, check to be sure you don't have a tripped GFC somewhere in the trailer. Some builders wire thru these for wet areas. Awning lights would qualify as wet area.
Agree. I would check these first along with fuses. An update after you find the problem would be great.
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