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Old 06-05-2019, 01:23 PM   #1
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Default RV GFCI plug won't reset.....

Anything I can check or do to fix it?
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Old 06-05-2019, 01:29 PM   #2
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There’s either a failed load still connected to the circuit or a failure of wiring somewhere. It’s obviously been raining and something could be wet.

That or the GFCI device itself is bad.
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Old 06-05-2019, 01:35 PM   #3
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Thereís either a failed load still connected to the circuit or a failure of wiring somewhere. Itís obviously been raining and something could be wet.

That or the GFCI device itself is bad.
The plug had a trickle charger plugged into it for the 12 volt battery.
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Old 06-05-2019, 01:41 PM   #4
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Probably wet.
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Old 06-05-2019, 02:00 PM   #5
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It sits under an awning so I don't think it got wet.
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Old 06-05-2019, 02:02 PM   #6
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You’d be surprised with those stupid things. Might have just stopped working. Plug a regular cord in and see what happens.
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Old 06-05-2019, 02:06 PM   #7
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It don't take much moisture to make them trip.
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Old 06-05-2019, 02:09 PM   #8
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They do go bad, might just try swapping, for $7 youll know
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Old 06-05-2019, 02:12 PM   #9
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I would be there is moisture in there. It doesn't take much. I have one that will trip in a bad rain storm and it can't get wet at all from rain, just the excess humidity.
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Old 06-05-2019, 05:35 PM   #10
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replace it.……..
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Old 06-05-2019, 05:38 PM   #11
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Plug in a circuit tester and hold the reset button in, if lights up correctly, the reset circuit has failed and will need to be replaced.
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Old 06-05-2019, 05:40 PM   #12
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Make sure there isnt another gfi upstream in the circuit.
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Old 06-05-2019, 05:49 PM   #13
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If it won't reset, it may be doing its job properly.

A GFCI can go bad or fail in three ways. The first way it can fail is that it won't trip when you push the test button and the outlet stays hot or dead; the second way is that the trip button stays out and won't reset; and the third way, and most dangerous, is that the button trips out but the outlet stays hot.

They are designed to protect your azz. A few bucks for a new one is cheap insurance.
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Old 06-05-2019, 05:53 PM   #14
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Check the breaker that's feeding it, I'm sure you have power to the GFI itself if no power will not reset.
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