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Mobile Home Outlets that Work On and Off

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Outlet Circuit Repair for a Mobile Home: The most typical cause for part or all of an outlet circuit to stop working, or to work intermittently is due to either a deteriorating connection where the electrical wires attach to the outlet.

Outlet Circuit Repair for a Mobile Home

Electrical Question: I live in a 1983 mobile home and a few of my outlets are dead.

This electrical wiring question came from: Jeanette, a Homeowner from Mount Vernon, WA

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Jeanette.

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2 Responses to “Mobile Home Outlets that Work On and Off”
  1. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Steve,
    To my knowledge receptacle outlets are not typically installed under a mobile home, however they are usually found near the front entrance and the rear entrance where the outlets are installed into the lower portion of the outside wall of the mobile home. The exterior outlets of the mobile home will have GFCI circuit protection. Additional outlets under the mobile home are typically used for preventing freezing pipes where heat tape controlled by a built in thermostat is wrapped around plumbing pipes. Heat tapes such as Easy-Heat and other brands work great for preventing freezing pipes in cold climates.

  2. Steve says:

    Are there outlets under a mobile home. If so, where are they usually located?