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Old 03-21-2010, 09:39 AM   #1
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Can't reset circuit breaker

My wife and I got our first Airstream, a 25 front bed International, a month ago and because of the weather this weekend is the first time we have been able to go over it, try to learn what we can, and get it set up for our first trip. On the converter box/fuse panel, there are three 120 volt circuit breakers, and of course several 12 volt fuses. Only one of the three 120 volt circuit breakers, the one on the right, has a "test" button. I pushed it and the breaker tripped "off." I cannot get it to reset to stay "on." My previous life's experience is to flip the lever to off then back on and have it stay on. It won't stay on. It stays in a center position between off and on with the lever parallel to the floor. Can somebody explain?
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Old 03-21-2010, 09:45 AM   #2
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Sounds like a GFI breaker. It should reset just as you stated. Go full off and then back on. Depending on your confidence level, you could remove the load from the beaker and try again. Make sure you remove shore power before you work in the box. GFI breakers do go bad and it may need to be replaced.


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Old 03-21-2010, 09:54 AM   #3
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Is the test button stuck?
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