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Old 07-20-2014, 05:15 PM   #1
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possible cause of mild electrical shock when connected to shore power ?
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Old 07-20-2014, 05:26 PM   #2
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The electric wizards on the forum will likely ask for more detail about how, where, and how frequently you've been shocked.

Quite possible that you have a grounding problem. Very mild shocks could be as simple as static discharge.
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What year/model, converter arrangement, battery set-up? Are you getting the shock from the shell when you touch it?

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The problem sounds like the hot wire and neutral are reversed. Start at the receptacle that powers the coach. If it is OK, then. Go to the shore power cable.
Then check the panel in the coach. The neutral should not be bonded to the ground.
You should also check to make sure the ground conductors are all tight and that there is a wire (bare # 6) going from the ground buss in the coach panel to the skin or frame. The attachment point on the skin/ frame should be clean and tight.
Also make sure the ground circuit goes all the way back to the house power panel.
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