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September 10, 2017
3:41 pm
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I left my electric trailer jack on, of course by mistake, after my first trip with my brand new 2018 177se.  The battery was fully charged on Mon.  I hooked it up to my car Wed. and today, Sun. the battery is dead.  I hooked back up to my car and everything works except my microwave and the gfi light is not on on the outlet. I checked all my fuses, pressed the buttons on the outlet but nothing.  After an hour, with my car still running the gauge says the battery is at half.  When I disconnect from my car it says it is empty.  I took the battery out and connected to a charge.

Did the microwave get shorted out?  It should work when connected to the car shouldn’t it?  Dang it, HELP!

September 10, 2017
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You say you checked the fuses but did you reset your breakers? My 177se is older, but has 4 breakers and a main. Reset them all. Also you say the green light is not on the breaker button of the gfi and gfi plugs are required so many feet from water. That said, it would make sense the microwave would be plugged into one also. So, look for an access panel where micro is plugged in or it may have to be moved out to see. Reset your gfi plugs. It may be that simple. Hope this helps and it’s a quick fix.

September 11, 2017
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Hi, 

Thank You. I reset the gfi as well as the breakers.  I am hoping it’s the battery.  If it is the battery I wonder why the electric trailer jack would drain the battery, is it that powerful?

September 11, 2017
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I don’t think it’s a matter of powerful. If you leave your dome light on for a few days your car won’t start. We have a check list of each others jobs, and after its completed we trade and double check each other. No issues so far.

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