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Old 06-09-2009
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Have you swapped out shore power cords? They are known to short after awhile. It is also common that the plugs at the shore power receptacle on the boat get damaged after awhile. Reverse polarity is not always a wiring issue - sometimes an indication that one of the three AC points is not present. Sometimes that in itself is an indication that that shore power plug is not seating correctly.

Get an AC tester - simple little receptacle plugin tester. Turn on the AC and check all the circuits (outlets) (less than $20 at any home depot store). If it is not the shore power connector then at least you will find where there may be a fault.
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