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Old 11-15-2013, 10:49 PM   #1
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It's driving me nuts why all the electrical outlets are on one circuit breaker. We use a coffee maker, a toaster oven, and a small heater in the bedroom. More often than not, the breaker trips when all three are in use. Why can't RW add an additional breaker to spread the load?
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:08 PM   #2
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Heater may be biggest draw

I'm not sure why they are all on one breaker but it is likely the heater that is the main culprit for all the trips. That alone (if it's a 1500W heater) may be getting you close to the circuit's limit. Check out this link below. At 475W it may save you some headaches.

http://www.eheat.com/products/Envi-H...H1012T%29.html
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:26 PM   #3
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I'm not sure why they are all on one breaker but it is likely the heater that is the main culprit for all the trips. That alone (if it's a 1500W heater) may be getting you close to the circuit's limit. Check out this link below. At 475W it may save you some headaches.

http://www.eheat.com/products/Envi-H...H1012T%29.html
Exactly, why can't they add additional breakers to spread the loads? These are supposed to be four seasons coaches, which requires supplemental heat.
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:54 PM   #4
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Many manufacturers do this same thing. All my 5ers have had the same issue. I'm hoping one day that Thor finally "gets it" right across the RV board.
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Old 11-16-2013, 12:53 PM   #5
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We had the same problem this spring and fall. So after the coffee is made we turn it off and make the toast. You,re ALL right. This area should have a dedicated circuit. One thing to remember too, the Toshiba sucks up alot of juice that's why it heats up the area so much. LED tvs produce much less. That's my next modification.
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Old 11-16-2013, 03:12 PM   #6
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It also impacts the generator loads. If the load is stacked too high on one leg versus the other, the generator can't do it.

We lucked out on this rig, as I can power most everything, and even get by with both ACs running. Not so on some prior units without rewiring the panel to get the ACs on separate legs.
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