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Offline cattlejack

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No power to refrigerator when plugged into shore power
« on: January 24, 2021, 11:09 AM »
Hello fellow engineers
I have no power to my refrigerator when plugged into shore power.
First step to look for is?
Than?
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Re: No power to refrigerator when plugged into shore power
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2021, 12:50 PM »
You checked the fuse?  Fridge is plugged in firmly to 110 outlet? 
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Re: No power to refrigerator when plugged into shore power
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2021, 06:31 PM »
yes, and yes, but today it decided to start working again.
What will happen is the refrigerator will stop working and give a fault code that means no shore power or not enough.  I've got at least and 18 gauge extension cord.  ???
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Re: No power to refrigerator when plugged into shore power
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2021, 10:23 PM »
18 gauge is too small. You may not be getting enough volts at the fridge.
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Re: No power to refrigerator when plugged into shore power
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2021, 04:57 AM »
10 or 12 gauge and as short an extension as possible. You also require stable 12 volts for the  mother board regardless whether running on 12v, 120v or propane.
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Re: No power to refrigerator when plugged into shore power
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2021, 05:49 PM »
OK , switch up to a 12 gauge cord, and moved the RV closer to the outlet.
So far, so good.  Will see, thanks
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