Recreational Vehicle Electrical issues. Light covers melting...Help?

  1. profile image60
    Sandytoesroseposted 10 months ago

    Recreational Vehicle Electrical issues. Light covers melting...Help?

    I bought a 84 pace arrow rv...it's a lemon. I plugged it in to my home & blew a breaker with 2 heaters on. Changed to a better heater & worked at a reduced output. Later I moved to a different locale w/a new breaker/receptacle & power improved. Later as I turned my lights off I noticed that my rv light covers were all melting. Turned off everything including breaker. After reading some messages I realize that maybe my frig is messed up. It stopped working a few weeks ago & I noticed it worked only when the batteries were connected so I left them on now it is no longer cooling. Please help.

  2. profile image60
    Sandytoesroseposted 10 months ago

    I know nothing about rv's thought it would be easy and cheap to live in. Huge mistake. First the engine blew on road, had to have new head gasket...etc.. The man was suppose to check everything else out for me but did not. I was plugged into an old house so blowing fuses was normal. The ceramic heater couldn't get up past 58 degrees. Later I moved to new place where my brother added a new breaker and receptical to his electrical panel. The heater worked great. I had an extension plugged into a surge protector & this was the first thing I had noticed, I stepped on it & unplugged it so I bent to plug it it again and that's when I noticed the spot on the surge protector was yellow and looked like it was burnt. I don't know if it was there beforehand and dunno much about the tree it was used...so it could have had something to do with that. But nothing had ever melted before so I'm not sure what to believe. When I drove it to the new location I also noticed a loud noise coming from the middle of the rv that only came on when the engine was turned over...it is somewhere the shower which on the outside is where the generator is located but it does not work either so I have no idea what it was. I also noticed at the old place that the microwave did spark once when I had that and the heater on. I know this may all be scattered but I don't how to better explain it but to tell you all that had happened. The acs also did not work when I got this thing. The water heater light also does not stay on all the time and the hot water does not work nor does the water in the kitchen sink. This is what happens when you know nothing about something and purchase it without help. Now I need help.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)