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I have a 2002 mainship 390. The 110 inside lights and the…

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I have a 2002 mainship 390. The 110 inside lights and the 110 side of the frig has stopped working. It acts the same whether I am on shore power or generator. I can only find one gfi and it is fine.

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Marine Mechanic: Boat Doc, Boat Enthusiast replied 6 months ago
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The problem persist.
Marine Mechanic: Boat Doc, Boat Enthusiast replied 6 months ago

Have you checked the main breaker box for any breakers tripped?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Both sides of all the breakers are hot.
Marine Mechanic: Boat Doc, Boat Enthusiast replied 6 months ago

O​kay, since the lights and the fridge should not feed off the same hot lead you may have a bad neutral connection. Have you checked for loose or corroded connections on the neutral buss bar?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I will check that. The marina said that there were two power outages last week while we were gone.
Marine Mechanic: Boat Doc, Boat Enthusiast replied 6 months ago

You may want to check for power right at the fridge. If the power surged down it may have popped the compressor or the inverter, no sense chasing a feed problem if the unit has failed.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I may have to get someone to do that for me. I will get back to you later. Thanks for your help.
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