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Old 09-05-2015, 10:57 PM   #1
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Power cord stuck

I'm on my 3rd year of camping with my 25RKS, G2. I just got home and started to pull the power cord out to plug it in my garage. It got somehow stuck after pulling out about 7 feet. It somehow got twisted in the interior box (can't get in there to help the cord unwind). After alot of struggling and unkinking . . . it came out. Does anybody have any tricks to prevent this from happening?
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Old 09-05-2015, 11:02 PM   #2
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Marinco or Furrion twist lock connection, then the cord is removable. Very easy to install either set up.
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Old 09-05-2015, 11:18 PM   #3
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If your power cords like my last TT permanently connected inside and stored internally by pushing it back into the TT when not in use. Extend it full length and take out all kinks before pushing back in to store. If you don't the cord twists inside and knots making it a bear to get out twisting and turning to undue knots you can't see.
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Old 09-06-2015, 12:23 AM   #4
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Pull the cord all the way out. Then as you are pushing it back in, twist it clock-wise. As you are pulling the cord out, twist it counter clock-wise. This USUALLY worked for me. Each time you are finished camping, repeat the above process.


I finally converted to a plug in style. You can see the project in my photo album.

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I had this happen to me at a campground in Texas in the heat of summer. While setting up, I could only get about 15' of the cord to come out before it snagged. No amount of twisting, tugging, pushing, etc. seemed to help. So while I am sweating like a pig and DW and the dogs are patiently waiting, I removed the cover where the cord goes into the trailer. That allowed me just enough room to get my hand and arm in about 8-10". It was enough as I was able to find the snag, massage it out and get the rest of the cord out. What a royal PITA!!!!
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Old 09-06-2015, 10:20 AM   #6
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Apply silicon from a spray can.
Wipe dry.
Works for a awhile.
Then reapply.
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Old 09-06-2015, 11:46 AM   #7
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So, instead of all the aggrivation, why not just install the twist lock connector and do away with all the shoving the cord back in??? In doing so, you rid of an entry point for critters, cold air and so on. The few we've owned in the past that had the pull out cord, that was the first thing to rid of. A little money now, less aggrivation later.
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If your power cords like my last TT permanently connected inside and stored internally by pushing it back into the TT when not in use. Extend it full length and take out all kinks before pushing back in to store. If you don't the cord twists inside and knots making it a bear to get out twisting and turning to undue knots you can't see.
That's what I did when our cord stuck once and it hasn't happened since in 3 years.
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Old 09-06-2015, 06:31 PM   #9
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Never had the cord twisted or stuck but did have the end fall down into the cord storage. Got one of my sons to run his slender hand and arm into the opening and grab the end and pull it out.
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Old 10-08-2015, 05:05 PM   #10
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Does anyone know if switching to a plug in style power cord will void the warranty? I still have a year left.
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