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hklapow

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We have lost power to the 110 outlets, entertainment system and basement plugs. We need to find the sub panel that goes from the Xantrex Freedom 458 Inverter/Charger.There must be a reset or a fuse.It must be in an access panel somewhere. Any help would be appreciated.

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A circuit breaker (main panel at the converter) can trip and not appear (on visual inspection) to be tripped.

To be sure the breakers are all set to "ON", manually turn them "OFF" and back "ON", one at a time, then check for power at the outlets.

Next, look for GFCI outlets (they have a "press to test" and "reset" button), normally in bathroom and kitchen, could also be one outside. Your non-working outlets are most likely in same circuit with one of them. You need to be plugged into shore power to do the "press to test" on those GFCI's, and they will not reset if they don't have power.

Let us know what you find.

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Are you sure you don't have a GFCI outlet tripped. By the kitchen or the bathroom area?


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Posted: 02/03/18 10:32am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We have tried shutting off all the breakers one by one, still a problem. The GFCI appears to have power on the ground side but not on the black and neutral.

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Posted: 02/03/18 10:56am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Could be a bad GFCI

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Posted: 02/03/18 12:38pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We replaced the GFCI

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hklapow wrote:

We replaced the GFCI


Good to hear !!!

Cheap and easy fix.


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Posted: 02/03/18 08:27pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

When we replaced the GFCI, there was still a problem. Several hours later, we found the culprit. It was a broken wire coming from the inverter.Finally, problem solved. Thanks for suggestions.

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