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Re: Shore GFCI trips when plugging in boat
rmeador, you are somehow getting leakage to ground and from your previous description it appears to be only when you have the charger on. GFCIs are very sensitive, albeit some more than others but all within a 5 milleamp range. With a multi meter while disconnected from shore power and with only the charger turned on, you should see some continuity between the neutral and the ground. Is the inverter manually disconnected from the ships power or is it automatically disconnected when shore power is connected?