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Old 09-04-2016, 03:44 AM   #1
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120 v Outlets not working

We just bought a used 2009 Denali. Most, but not all, outlets are not working on shore power. Furnace fan does not work. Lights work. We have checked fuses and GFI in bathroom. Any suggestions? Thanks,
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Old 09-04-2016, 03:54 AM   #2
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Furnace fan is 12V and should only run when the furnace is running and for a short time after the fire in the furnace is shut off. 120V outlets are usually controlled through circuit breakers. Possible that your wiring may have been a hungry mouse snack. Troubleshooting using both a multimeter and an inductive voltage sensor seems to be in the future.
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Old 09-04-2016, 06:31 AM   #3
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Don't know about yours, but most models come with two GFCI's. One in the bathroom, and one in the kitchen. Look up underneath the overhead cabinet. Other places could be at side of an island, or even outside outlet.
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Old 09-06-2016, 04:27 PM   #4
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Check AC breaker labeled "GEN" or "general". That usually covers all the non-GFCI outlets except microwave.
Furnace fan in 12V DC as already mentioned. It only comes on when wall thermostat calls for heat. Is your wall thermostat set on "heat" or "furnace"?
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He joined on 9/3, posted his question on 9/3, and hasn't been back since. My guess is that he found the other GFCI. It would have been courteous to get back on and say, "I found it, thanks!"
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Old 09-06-2016, 07:21 PM   #6
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I bet he is happy though!

He might come back and visit when he spots a leak or some valve won't open. We can raz him then.
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