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Old 07-11-2017, 01:28 PM   #1
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Replacement of outside plug.

We need to replace our outside plug. It keeps tripping the breakers. What and where are the replacements to be gotten? Will this end up being a project where I have to gut my camper just fix it? Really hoping not. Definitely original. 
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Old 07-11-2017, 10:29 PM   #2
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You should be able to pull it out from the outside. Remove the center screw and then there should be 2 screws to remove to pull the outlet out. Depending on how AS was that day you may only have a small amount of wire for slack. Replace the outlet, recommend with a water resistant one with a weather resistant outlet cover.
The outlet in there has a closed back rv type that aren't available any more for that spot so I used a standard outlet and wrapped it in heavy duty electrical tape about enough to kill a horse.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Leviton-1...-T0W/202078774

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Greenfiel...w&gclsrc=aw.ds

Otherwise to get to it from the back you'll have to remove wheel well cover and anything between you and said ability to remove the wheel well cover.
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