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Old 06-11-2015, 10:26 AM   #29
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I'm fairly certain it isn't the breaker - every single other outlet in the trailer works fine.I removed the Univolt outlet and tested the wiring. The incoming wires are not receiving power.
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Old 06-11-2015, 10:39 AM   #30
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Without the circuits being marked you can not be certain of anything until you test it.

You are just assuming that the receptacle is wired in parallel with others.

Assuming anything in troubleshoot just prolongs the process.
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Doh! That throws a pretty good wrench in the works.
I think at this point you'll need to check each outlet to be sure that all the connections are good.
May want to invest $35 for a signal tracer. Plug the signal end into the univolt, and as you check each outlet use the tracer to see if one of the wires in the outlet has the signal, that would be the wire. Since the walls are so thin you may be able to pick up the signal through the wall to trace the wire. A professional electrician may have a really powerful signal tracer if it gets that far, or you could call a few to see what they could do and how much.
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Old 05-20-2016, 08:49 PM   #32
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Revival of an old one!

OK so I decided to dig into this a little more... here's what I've learned so far:

-The wiring does not match what the owners manual would suggest

-I can't wait to do a shell off one day and fix this whole mess

-I think I *might* have found the problem.

After going through the breaker box one at a time and identifying which plugs are on each breaker, I found that the exterior plug seemed to be the only one in an entire 15 amp circuit. Curious, I pulled the plug cover off outside and noticed that it was not the only plug, since it had an exit wire. Moreover, the black lead was completely severed.

The manual would suggest that perhaps the univolt outlet may be downstream.

Regardless I'm not putting power back on until I get this fixed, but fingers crossed.

The problem I face now is that it seems that wire has chaffed on the interior skin where it exits the wall by the wheel well and goes to the external outlet. I'm unable to pull more wire for fear of damaging something further, so at the moment I'm unsure how to properly repair this connection without removing the interior skin (which would mean the bed, overhead bins, part of the kitchen etc)...

Looking for suggestions please?
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