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Old 11-28-2021, 05:54 PM   #1
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House circuit breaker labels wrong

For some unexplained reason, the internal outlets on our new travel trailer are hooked to the microwave and refrigerator circuit breakers. A few are actually hooked to the GFI breaker as they should be.

We frequently run the travel trailer on a small generator and have to manage power shifting the refrigerator over to propane or deferred use of the microwave. When I turn off their respective circuit breakers three of the outlets in the travel trailer stop work, obviously because they were missed connected when originally wired at the factory.

Has anyone else seen this problem?

Doesnít seem to be any easy way to rewire these outlets because theyíre buried in the walls and the wires are buried also.

Any suggestion for making them work as they should?
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Old 11-28-2021, 05:59 PM   #2
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If your circuit breakers are visible, are they in a panel? If so you can pull the panel and rearrange the wires on the back. Make sure you unplug the trailer.
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Old 11-28-2021, 06:36 PM   #3
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If your fridge doesn't have a Gas only switch, get a remote control and put it on the fridge plug.

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Old 11-30-2021, 09:52 AM   #4
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Have you looked at the wiring from the Circuit Breakers for Fridge and Microwave (inside the AC Power Panel)

If wires for those outlets are piggy-backed on the CBs you can relocate them to anther CB

If those outlets are 'daisy chain' wired WITH the fridge / microwave circuits then that is not easily corrected W/O major rewiring

Fridge...if not in AUTO it should run on GAS
*If in AUTO just unplug the Fridge Power Cord and it will swap to GAS
Then CB for Fridge circuit can stay ON many of the 3 outlets are on that circuit?
Don't use microwave when on Gen and High Amp draw items are plugged into outlets....turn them off when using Microwave.
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