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Old 11-28-2023, 09:28 PM   #1
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GFCI circuits not working and cannot reset

Hi, new to the forum. I have a 2017 Dutchmen Voltage 3005. None of my GFCI outlets are working. The "main" one seems to be located in the bathroom since it has the reset button but I cannot get it to reset by pushing the button. In fact, the button really doesn't go in when I push it and the other button definitely does not pop out.

From my research it seems like the next best place to look would be the circuit breaker. However, I cannot find the breaker panel anywhere. I found the inCommand control center in the storage compartment (that system is a whole other story - it is the bane of my existence but that's for another day) but I don't think that's the breaker panel I'm looking for.

Any suggestions and/or advice on either where the breaker panel could be located or what might be the issue with the GFCI outlets.

Thanks in advance for your help.
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Old 11-29-2023, 08:52 PM   #2
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"2017 Dutchmen Voltage 3005. None of my GFCI outlets are working. The "main" one seems to be located in the bathroom since it has the reset button but I cannot get it to reset by pushing the button. In fact, the button really doesn't go in when I push it and the other button definitely does not pop out."

Most likely, there is a power loss, not GFCI trip.

GFCI are electronic devices that require 120 volt power to work. Test and reset buttons do nothing unless there is 120 volt power.

"where the breaker panel could be located"

2017 model can have the main breaker panel located anywhere. It can be under the bed or in the garage.

Some are in the converter charger housing. I have a WFCO converter/charger that includes the 120 volt distribution panel (Main breaker plus several branch breakers.)

The main breaker needs to be near where shore power comes into the RV (2 - 4 feet). Look near that place.

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Old 11-30-2023, 12:04 PM   #3
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I found an outlet behind the Breaker box that was out. This caused the same issue described. Took me a few months to find this outlet after changing almost all the outlets in my 2017 Voltage, I was almost ready to give up. Still can't figure out why the outlet was installed in this location, severed
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Old 12-06-2023, 09:55 PM   #4
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Persistence is correct, if no power getting to GFI it wonít test or reset. My 2017 has the panel on the panel that you see when you walk into the unit. I would find the panel and start there. See if any breakers are tripped, you might want to use a voltage tester at breaker some donít indicate when they trip. GFIís do fail but not often. Electrician for 40 years.
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Old 12-07-2023, 01:05 AM   #5
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I had the same issue with my 2015 voltage. The connection on the water heater was loose. It was a weird connection with a screw holding it together. Took the fireplace out and crawled through the hole.
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