I Keep Blowing The Circuit Breaker On My RV When I Hook Up To Shore Power
by John Lehmeyer
(Long Lake Mn.)
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I just purchased a 2006 Lexington B+ Motorhome, with 30 amp power, on our first trip when we plugged into the park power our main breaker kept blowing, so I tried the 15 amp plug that also blew my circuit, however when I shut off my main breaker then plugged into park supply and turned my main back on it worked.
When I plug into 15 amp at home no problem, I don't have 30 amp circuit at home to try. I hope you can help me, Thanks in advance
Long Lake MN.
ANSWER: Greetings John thanks for submitting your question on our Ask An RV Question Page.
It sounds like the circuit breaker on your Motorhome is sensitive which actually can be a good thing. I believe I have a resolution for your problem.
Whenever you are hooking up your RV to RV Park Shore Power (electric box); you will notice that each 50 Amp, 30 AMP and 15 AMP receptacle have their own circuit breaker near the receptacle. Turn off the circuit breaker on the shore power plug you are going to use before plugging your RV in.
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Once the plug to the RV is securely plugged in, you can reset the breaker for that receptacle and that should eliminate the problem. If you still experience the same problem at different RV Parks then you need to take your RV in and have a Certified RV Technician check out your electrical system.
I hope this helped.
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