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Old 05-11-2019
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Now that the generator cooling fan is running, I’ve been looking forward to running the roof a/c when traveling. It worked great last Sunday, but not so much yesterday. Generator and fan are running fine. Just not getting any power to the coach. I flipped the breaker off and on again, with no luck. Where do I start?
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Bad Transfer Switch???
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Other ac appliances in the coach are working?
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Everything seems fine when plugged in, and/or running from inverters.

Generator worked fine on Sunday.
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If the fan is running it would seem the the generator is putting out power. As Rick suggested sounds like the transfer switch is not working. If the generator is started and power is being made the switch should automatically go to that source. Just thinking out loud.
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Are you getting voltage on the 2 volt meters, one for each leg, while on Generator? I would say that's a good starting point.
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Are you getting voltage on the 2 volt meters, one for each leg, while on Generator? I would say that's a good starting point.
No I’m not. That was my first clue. Just not sure where to go next. I understand the points made about the transfer switch. But, electrical is not one of my talents. Guess I need a better road map.
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If the fan is running it would seem the the generator is putting out power. As Rick suggested sounds like the transfer switch is not working. If the generator is started and power is being made the switch should automatically go to that source. Just thinking out loud.
Bryan,

That was my first thought, and one of the reasons I was so confused. Further confusion is caused by the fact that it worked fine just days before. I guess I just assumed that there would be symptoms before something like a transfer switch going out.

Now I need to find out how to verify/test. Then find out where to get one and see if it’s something I’m up to. Electrical and I don’t normally play well together.
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I need more info.


On the upper dash gauges,does either one of the AC gauges indicate power.
Are they both showing nothing,or does one have power?


Have you found the circuit breakers in the foot of the bed yet?
Or,since you have a 2 slide model they may be in a cabinet,there will be a set of two breaker boxes in the bedroom somewhere.find them and cycle them off and on.
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