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Microwave and fireplace does not turn on

New 2014 345RLS and both worked fine after purchase. drove to campground and did both did not operate after set up. can you help? we serched the manual to no avail.

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There is often times a light switch located in the kitchen that when raised up will turn on the circuit for the microwave and when pushed down will activate the circuit for the fireplace. Both appliances are often wired on the same circuit and cannot be operated at the same time.

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120-
VOLT
AC
SYSTEM
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RV is connected to shore power: 120 to
12-volt power converter, air conditioner,
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