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Old 03-23-2019, 12:43 PM   #1
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Blown breaker or fuse

Help, I tried to run too many things at once. I had the microwave, toaster oven and then the little space heater came on. Now none of them are on. Not sure how to fix it. I turned the switches off and back on in the box inside and outside. Still nothing. What do I try next?
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Old 03-23-2019, 12:44 PM   #2
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I forgot to mention I have a 2018 21 ft
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Old 03-23-2019, 12:46 PM   #3
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Did you check circuit breaker where camper is plugged. (Assuming nothing in camper working)
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Old 03-23-2019, 12:49 PM   #4
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By switches do you mean the circuit breakers? You probably have tripped one.

Even if you flipped them once, try again. Sometimes they don't snap back into position. Look at the levers or handles on the circuit breakers. Are they all aligned?

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Old 03-23-2019, 12:58 PM   #5
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The fridge is working on ac. The microwave, toaster oven still donít come on. I do have a surge protector. I changed my trailer plug to a different pedestal that was right by the one I was using.

I turned on off a couple of times. They look aligned. the switches inside trailer breaker box.
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Old 03-23-2019, 01:02 PM   #6
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The circuits are marked, you may need to get down and close to read them
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Old 03-23-2019, 01:08 PM   #7
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Is there a GFCI on the circuit? In the case of an overload it should be the circuit breaker that tripped but it wouldn't hurt to check the GFCI.

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Old 03-23-2019, 01:14 PM   #8
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I donít know where the GFCI switch is located. It is not on the cabinet front in the kitchen, either side of benches in the seating area. I donít have a table. I have easy access to the breaker box.
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It is normally the outside outlet........
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Old 03-23-2019, 01:25 PM   #10
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The GFCI plug is located outside, you were correct CPA Harley, thank you. I pushed the reset button and nothing. I also pushed the test side and then the reset button. I plugged my hair dryer into both sides of that plug. Neither worked.
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