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Old 10-15-2012, 09:56 PM   #1
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Found a receptacle in a weird place.

While doing some make ready repairs for my winter trip down south I came across something strange. I pulled a drawer out from under one of the booth dinette seats to fix. I shined my light under the bench seat, as I was also filling holes with can insulation, I see a receptacle mounted to the floor. Nothing plugged into it at all. I guess it was live as it had wires running to it. It is directly behind the outside receptacle mounted on the wall. I tried to plug something into it but my arm was not long enough. Does anyone know what this could be?
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:01 PM   #2
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Maybe just a plug for another floorplan.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:13 PM   #3
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My '89 HR Imperial had an outlet for the vacuum cleaner system under a booth seat.
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:22 PM   #4
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We've found several of these in our 05 Itasca Meridian. They are junction boxes with fake face plates on them. It looks like a receptacle but you can't actually plug anything into them.
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:50 AM   #5
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If you go here Wiring Diagrams and select your coach you may be able to tell from the Body, Wiring Installation diagram what that outlet is intended for.
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:20 AM   #6
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Depending on location, could be for an engine block heater or vacuum cleaner , dish washer, or washing machine.
or, a mystery !!!!!
Other fella was right, look to Winnebago site for wire diagrams.
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:06 AM   #7
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ditto with fputnam; have noticed several of these fake plugs in this and my other W's. On my last unit I wanted to install an actual outlet in its place and was going to use an actual outlet of the same design so I could use it. I discovered that once you remove the wires from the fake plugs, it is almost impossible to re-install them(they must use machines to put them together), so I just used an elec. box with a standard outlet.
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