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Old 05-11-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
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Single Outlet Not Working

I am a newbie and took my 1983 Sovereign out for the first time this past weekend. Everything worked great except I had no power to the outlet in the cabinet where the microwave was located. All the other outlets and lights worked, any suggestions on tracking the cause. Another question- The pull switch behind the couch controls the 12 volt power...what position should that be in when hooked to shore power or doesn't it matter.
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Old 05-11-2012, 08:55 PM   #2
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In our 70' model, over one bed on one side an outlet went out. Because of that location I believe it cut out several outlets all at once. It had been where we were plugging a ceramic heater into for some time.
So I turned off the power to the whole Airstream, and unscrewed the outlet cover. It was fried- or was getting close to. So I removed it and remembered the (very important) arrangement of the wires, and shot down to the electric place and bought a matching new one and installed it. Went outside and turned on the power and everything came back on fine.
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:08 PM   #3
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Look for a light switch that turns off your AC. Flip it then check the outlet. They were wired so it was one or the other, not both.
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