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    Broken electric outlets

    I have a 2020 Solitude 380FL and have at least 3 electric outlets where the cover plates have broken and the outlets are loose (they still have power). It seems like the quality of the outlet box and/or faceplates is pretty poor. I will likely just replace them. Anyone have a good solution for a replacement mounting option?

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    We have a 2022 Reflection 315 RLTS travel trailer and the dealer replaced two outlets under warranty when we were there in January. I have at least one more broken for sure and I think there may be another one broken. If you've done electrical work you will be surprised at what you will find. Following the advice of several people, both on and off this forum, I'm going to replace them with old work boxes and standard outlets. One is also going to change color.
    David Lininger, kb0zke
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    As @kb0zke says, I have replaced a couple of our electrical outlets and I use the "Old Work Box" to do it. I uploaded a YouTube to our non-profit channel on how I do it. https://youtu.be/WmLIS8MbhF8

    If you are familiar and comfortable working with AC electricity is very easy.
    Steve & Tami Cass - Texas Fulltimers since July 2020, Escapee's, FMCA Members
    2019 Solitude 3350RL S-Class, 2018 Ram 3500 DRW, Laramie Longhorn, B&W Companion, Texas Class A Non-CDL Drivers License
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    I too ran into this situation when installing TV mount brackets and removing outlets in the bunk house portion of our Imagine. I think the quality of the outlet is fine. It's just the screws were put in too tight at the factory and broke the outlets. I just put another screw in them in another place. It's working for now. When (if) they break again, I'll replace with common, household outlets and boxes.
    2021 Imagine 2910BH
    2020 Chevy 2500 HD Crew, 6.6L Duramax, Z71, 4X4

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    When I purchased my trailer, I had to replace one of the outlets. Talk about cheap junk. I'm surprised that there are not a lot of electrical issues.

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