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Old 03-19-2015, 09:56 AM   #11
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If you have an on board surge protector, there's a breaker box as the power comes into the trailer. On Ten Forward, there are two breakers in a gray box under the dinette (drivers side). In January, I had a self-inflicted wound, and lost all outlet power to the trailer. Flipping all the breakers and reset on the GFI did no good. Turned out the breaker itself was bad (it never flipped off). Replaced that breaker (<$10 at Lowes) and I have power everywhere.

I hope you find as easy of a solution as I had.
Not all brands of circuit breakers trip to the off position, the handle only moves to the trip or midpoint position. You need to push the breaker handle down to the full off position and then back to the on position to reset the breaker.
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Old 03-19-2015, 09:57 AM   #12
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Donna,
Are you saying you have multiple breaker boxes, one in the converter and another one before the EMS connection? Do you have the removable power cord also?
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Old 03-19-2015, 11:47 AM   #13
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Okay, this morning I saw kstock11's reply so before my first cup of coffee and with a semi clear head went out and found 2 GFI outlets, 1 outside passenger side and 1 hidden next to the sink and they aren't the problem. Also tried the light under the overhead storage on the passenger side and the rear ceiling light, they're not working either. So I have 3 lights, 2 inside plus the porch light and 1 12V outlet not working. All lights on the drivers side and forward of the rear ceiling light do work.

Donna, I do have a surge protector so after I have my second cup of coffee, and convince Gonzo th' Dawg he doesn't need to help, I'll head out again and check it. I did check the breakers in the main fuse panel under the dinette, none were tripped.

Though I'm a complete klutz I find it hard to believe wiring to the stereo would have anything to do with this particular problem and it's simply coincidental.
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Old 03-19-2015, 11:58 AM   #14
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Donna,
Are you saying you have multiple breaker boxes, one in the converter and another one before the EMS connection? Do you have the removable power cord also?
Yes there are two breaker boxes and no I don't have a removable power cord.

The breaker was bad. It happens.
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Old 03-19-2015, 12:39 PM   #15
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Also tried the light under the overhead storage on the passenger side and the rear ceiling light, they're not working either. So I have 3 lights, 2 inside plus the porch light and 1 12V outlet not working. All lights on the drivers side and forward of the rear ceiling light do work.
This has to be a 12 volt fuse. The 110 side has nothing to do with it. You might have shorted a wire when you were moving the other wires. I'll look in my fuse panel and see which fuse you should be re-checking.

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Old 03-19-2015, 01:10 PM   #16
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OK, that opened up a can of worms On my 19 the 4th fuse down is for the 12 volt outlet. Yours may be different but whoever wires the panel probably follows the same pattern. But this is why it would be nice to have a wiring diagram.

Didn't get the result I expected when I pulled fuse #4 to check that it was the one powering the outlet. The led next to it only glowed very dimly instead of brightly. Voltage at the outlet dropped from 13.2 to 12.0 So somehow it's getting power from another circuit. Oh well, I'm right in the middle of running a ton of new wires for exterior lights etc. so I'll track that issue down.

There is one other probable cause to your situation. ETI runs wires and taps into them to power other devices. The connectors are the insulation piercing type. I'm not really crazy about that type because I don't think the connection is as strong or resistant to "wiggle and jiggling" as other types. So it you can see any connections anywhere near your problem I'd manipulate them and see if lights etc. flicker.

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Old 03-19-2015, 02:15 PM   #17
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I guess I didn't read into the question enough. The only reset that I'm aware of outside the trailer is the gfi.
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Old 03-19-2015, 02:28 PM   #18
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Self inflicted wound now healed :-)

I want to thank everyone for your suggestions. As a last resort I spoke with Reace who told me if a red light was glowing in the converter box there was a blown fuse. I told him I had seen the red light and at that point we got disconnected so I went and this time to check each fuse with an ohm meter. Low and behold first fuse I pulled was bad but I wasn't able to eyeball it, had to use the ohm meter to be sure. So made a journey to my neighborhood Ace Hardware to get not only 15 amp but 30 amp fuses too. Got home, replaced the blown fuse and, son of a gun, I saw the light, everything is working again.
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Old 03-19-2015, 02:37 PM   #19
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Sooo frustrating but you got to love it when it works!

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Old 03-19-2015, 02:53 PM   #20
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Have to really appreciate it when the manufacturer cares enough to help track down the problem.
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