In alt.home.repair, on Fri, 19 Nov 2021 19:34:57 -0500, Ed Pawlowski
>A few days ago I asked about a GFCI situation in my granddaughter's RV.
>Found the problem. Well, I didn't find it but a pro that works on RVs did.
That's good. One time my brother's stepson said that he washed my
brother's car. Later I found out he took it to a car wash. I'm still
trying to decide if his words were misleading.
>There was a wire to a different receptacle that was evidently damaged
>from the current draw. One that was replace, power came back to the two
>by the sink. There was a third that was also out but that was from a
>bad receptacle and it was replaced by a real home type instead of the RV
They have cheapo receptacles in RVs?
>type. It was a potential fire hazard.
>Also found the problem with the refrigerator, bad circuit board, that is
>If you never worked on and RV, they are different that what you are used
>to at home. The fridge is a dual fuel, propane or electric. The
>electric also has a dual 12V and 120V on some items. especially
>lighting. The receptacles are different too and have a system that cut
>into the insulation, no screws, no backstab.
Hmmmp. Is this just because they fit in thinner walls? Yet you were
able to replace one with a home type.