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Old 09-07-2010, 10:20 AM   #1
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shore power cord and 12 volt.

My shore power cord is some what frayed at there it plugs into the generator and appears to have a short in it. If I hold it a certain way when plugged into the generator it works, sit it down it stops. I know I need to repair that. My question is: Even a fully charged battery will not work the lights and water pump. Would the power cord's problem shut down the 12 volt system too? I'm new at this Help
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Old 09-07-2010, 10:22 AM   #2
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Cut back on the frayed end and put on a new plug.
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Check the fuses or breakers. The short in the power cord may have blown them. I had the same problem. I opted to replace the entire power cord with a 30' instead of the original 25'. Now I can reach the gen. in the bed of the pickup while in front of the trailer. My trailer is only 22'.....Tim
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