Electrical Outlets in 5th Wheel Trailer Not Working
Pictured above GFCI Outlet
Hi there I only have one plug in my 1999 Jayco Eagle 5th wheel that is working. All of my appliances and lights are working. It is just the plug ins that are not. What do you think the problem would be? Any help would be greatly appreciated.. Protect your RV and your family while on the road: Join Good Sam RV Emergency Road Service Today and save!
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I am going to assume that you have checked for any tripped circuit breakers in your 5th Wheel. Based on your description my best guess is that you have a tripped GFCI Outlet.
A GFCI outlet looks just like a normal electrical outlet except that it has two buttons on it and acts like a circuit breaker when there is a ground fault in the 120 volt electrical system in the RV. When this GFCI outlet trips it also shuts down other electrical outlets in the RV. Normally these GFCI outlets are located in the bathroom, or kitchen area of the RV, but they can also be located in another part of the RV.
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Look around the RV and see if any of these outlets are blown. The GFCI outlet has two buttons one is a test button and the other is the reset button. Make sure you press the reset button. If it blows again soon after you reset it, it means that you have an electric short in the 120 volt system for that part of the RV.
Hope this helps.
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