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Old 05-14-2017, 11:21 PM   #1
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Lost A/C to fridge, slide

We have a 2016 Denali 325RL (leftover). Had it out a few weeks ago and lost A/C to the fridge, the outlet by the stove and the TV outlet.

We have an appointment for service on the 31st, but we have a trip planned this coming weekend.

Does anyone know where I could look to check for a loose wire and/or which circuit it would be to open that breaker to keep it safe until it gets serviced?

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Old 05-14-2017, 11:25 PM   #2
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That sounds like a GFCI might have tripped. I would try and reset that first.

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Old 05-14-2017, 11:29 PM   #3
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GFCI tripping was the first thing I thought of, but unless I missed one, they all checked ok...
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GFCI tripping was the first thing I thought of, but unless I missed one, they all checked ok...
Did you look in the fridge access compartment? I have seen one in there too.
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Did you look in the fridge access compartment? I have seen one in there too.
No, but I will when I get home!! Thanks!!
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My AC cord was sliced in half under my slide ( sitting area ) and we have only used my camper three times in three years,, started blowing the GFCI from the moment we got it, which was in the bathroom, and covered all the water spots ( kitchen and outdoor bbq area) . I leave a lighted AC plug tester in my kitchen so I can see if it blows again..
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So the plot thickens... I checked the fridge panel, no GFCI in there. I decide to start checking outlets and the ONE GFCI in the kitchen area, low and behold the fridge and outlets are now working!! Leads me to believe there is a loose wire between the GFCI and the fridge and outlets....

I going to use common sense here and *think* that the wiring would be done in series and check the wires on the outlet between the GFCI and the fridge.

I DID move the wires on the fridge outlet, so that may be a suspect, too.

More to follow...
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Yes the wiring is done from plug, to plug to plug to whatever. They are push in or clamp over style plugs. I would start at the power panel breaker and check every connection all the way down the line. Keep the shop vac handy to clean up all the trash you find in your investigation!

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