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Dometic rv air conditioner over 100 deg. trips breaker.

Have changed the breaker and functions well under 100 deg. can run micro,
toaster , tv, at the same time. over 100 refridge and ac and ac breaker tripps. turn it bake on runs 15-20 min. trips breaker. ????

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The problem is that when u add up the electrical draw from all of these appliances running full bore, your draw exceeds your available amperage. Now you are doing the math and saying no...... Let me tell you why. It is rare to find a situation where a 100 amp service actually porovides 100 amps. You almost always have voltage dropo. And when you are adding extension cords to the mix the drop is even more. That said, When you are using the AC try to minimize the use of other appliances, especially the microwave which is a big draw too.

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