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Old 01-13-2019, 03:42 PM   #1
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120v 2018.5 Seneca 37K Issue - Help

During at a campground and overloaded a 120v circuit. Had coffee pot plugged in overhead by sink and electric skillet outside plugged in outlet in entertainment center. Lost power. Went inside and in my couch there are 3 20 amp. Breakers mounted a foot of master bed. Non appeared tripped but cycled them on/off just to make sure. Did not restore power to this circuit. All 120v appliances work. Micro, tbd, refer etc. Only outlets are above and outlet over sink in front bath room and by commode in back bathroom.I have shut off power at pedestal and took inverter out of bypass mode turned off and started up. Green lights and all but the above mentioned outlets and A.C. outlets working. Inverter has small 20 amp reset button which I have pushed but doesn't look tripped.Have magnum dimensions inverter 2012HX.
I have looked for a GF outlet but all above mentioned are regular outlets. Havnt torn out the bed yet looking for either another breaker or ground fault tied to this. Anyone have any thoughts.
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Old 01-13-2019, 03:49 PM   #2
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Hope this makes sense to someone
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Old 01-13-2019, 03:52 PM   #3
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Narrow it down a bit: how many outlets are not working?
Since one was by the sink and the other outside, I too would suspect there's a GFCI reset in there someplace.

Bathroom outlets work?
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Entertainment center is on outside wall adjacent to kitchen sink area. So the tqo that were overloaded are mayne 2.5 ft. apart. Outlet in front bath dead. Rear bath by commode dead. All appliances and other outlets work. I agree sounds like ground fault or breaker but I can't find it looked everywhere inside except under bed.
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Old 01-13-2019, 04:58 PM   #5
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Entertainment center is on outside wall adjacent to kitchen sink area. So the tqo that were overloaded are mayne 2.5 ft. apart. Outlet in front bath dead. Rear bath by commode dead. All appliances and other outlets work. I agree sounds like ground fault or breaker but I can't find it looked everywhere inside except under bed.
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While I am not familiar with the electrical wiring routing in your model, in my 287BHBE, the GFCI is located on the bathroom wall near the lavatory. Look for an outlet that has the pushbuttons between the 2 electrical connect sockets. Once you find it, usi a pencil eraser end and push the "Test" button then push the "Reset" button. Unless the mechanism is damaged, that should reset the circuit for you and re-energize the outlets. If it won't reset, make sure you have everything unplugged from each outlet that is affected, also, if any of the affected outlets are wet, you need to dry them first ... dirty water will cause the GFCI to trip with only a few milliamps of current between the hot and ground. The wet dirt or spider webs will easily pass that much current at 120Volts.

Good luck with the troubleshooting ............ Jim
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Old 01-13-2019, 05:10 PM   #6
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The three circuits breaker are for the air conditioners . Basically the main power runs into the three circuit panel and then get broken down to these three items. 20 amp for ac The power panel and is separate from the three circuit it has an additional 6-8;circuit breakers and 12v fuses. There is a circuit breaker that is a ground fault breaker. This has probably tripped. Reset and you should be good. Sorry if this confusing. Trying to type on my phone. Just locate the other panel.
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Old 01-13-2019, 05:29 PM   #7
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Look in your outside bays too... This sounds like there is another GFCI that has tripped - now the search to find it. Our outdoor receptacles and Kitchen/bath ones are all GFCI protected.
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Thanks SloPoke. I looked once but will do it again. Has to be there somewhere. Wish they put the outlet with reset in an obvious place.
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Photo of circuit breaker bottom circuit is the gfi
Outdoor TV and outlet are on this circuit on my unit. You will have to hold your phone sideways.
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All of the circuits you described would be on the bathroom circuit GFI on our 2015/2016 Seneca. i really believe its a GFI.
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