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Old 10-07-2020, 05:40 PM   #21
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The OP has/had an open GROUND.

An open ground allows the RV chassis to float and develop a CHASSIS to EARTH voltage UP TO HOT/2 = 60VAC by virtue of a stray capacitive coupling between HOT and GROUND and NEUTRAL
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Old 10-10-2020, 08:10 PM   #22
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In the old days of two prong plugs, if the hot and neutral were reversed, you'd get a tingle when you touched anything that was plugged in. Check your cord for reversed wiring.
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Old 10-10-2020, 08:21 PM   #23
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I recently plugged into my house on a 110 line when I touched the door handle or the handle to the outside kitchen I would get a little shock any idea what causes this
Buy a tester from home Depot or Lowe's. They're like $6 and will tell you if you have a neutral ground fault or a neutral hot reversed which could cause that problem. My brand new Thor RV cable was causing it.
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Old 10-10-2020, 11:35 PM   #24
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[QUOTE=Beau388;258317]Humm, so where does the current go when it leaves the hot wire? Since there is no current on the ground wire or else the circuit breaker would trip there is only one wire left. If you trust - Ask the Electrician.com -

The Neutral Wire
The purpose of the neutral wire is to complete the 120volt AC circuit by providing the path back to the electrical panel where the neutral wire is connected and bonded to the earth ground. The neutral is an insulated wire because it is part of the circuit which flows electrical current.



I might mention that there can be only one bond between the neutral and the ground. That can be the coach's generator or the house's main electrical panel or campgrounds main electrical panel, but never in the coach's main electrical panel.

It will go through you to ground, you're going to complete the circuit. Tet it fixed!!!/QUOTE]
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Old 10-10-2020, 11:50 PM   #25
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The outlet you plug into at your house could be wired wrong.
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Old 10-11-2020, 12:43 AM   #26
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It is likely that either the extension cord you are using has a missing or defective ground lug or the home outlet you are plugged into does not have a good ground. I had a similar thing happen when the ground prong on my home extension cord broke off.

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Old 10-11-2020, 01:31 AM   #27
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Hot Skin is not a DIY project. It can KILL. Call an electrician before someone dies!!!!! This form has it's limits!!
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Old 10-11-2020, 07:19 AM   #28
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The outlet you plug into at your house could be wired wrong.
that is the most likely and the place to start.
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:10 PM   #29
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If this problem only shows up when connected to the house; I would call an electrician for the house. If this happen while using 30 amp shore power or generator; you may have a screw penetrating a 120VAC cable inside your RV.
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