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Old 09-14-2012, 01:00 PM   #91
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Great- thanks.

Did they run a new wire to come in from the bottom?
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:33 PM   #92
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Tom,

Billy's installation looks the same as mine. I looked under mine, in the battery compartment, and other areas, but could not find what I thought was additional wire being added, but I'm not an electrician.

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Old 09-14-2012, 06:44 PM   #93
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Craig,

I guess our coaches are alot different from each other. My battery compartment is in the passenger side as is the inverter compartment. The electric hookup is, naturally, on the drivers side. The electrician said that they would need to modify the metal case of the new switch in order to be able to hook up the wires. Not crazy about that idea!

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Old 09-14-2012, 06:59 PM   #94
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Tom,

You are right, even though they are both bunk houses. All my electrical stuff is on the drivers side. Like you I wouldn't be excited about your option. I also wouldn't excited about a fire in my unit either. Best of luck. Did you happen to buy your unit from RV Direct?

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Craig,

Yes, I did buy from RV Direct. Shopped around and could not find a better price. It was about an 8 hour drive for me, but the price difference made it worth while. I also allowed me to stop in Syracuse on the way home to see my son and his family.

I was looking inside the old switch and it looks like brand new. No 'browning' or charring of any of the wires inside the box. Looks perfect.

Did you buy from RV Direct also? WNYTAXMAN (aka Ed) also has a bunkhouse and bought from RV Direct. He lives just outside Buffalo.

Well, I guess I will need to take a look around the under side of the coach by the electrical compartment to see if there is a way of maybe moving one of the wires.

We'll see what comes out of my investigation.

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Old 09-20-2012, 04:20 PM   #98
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Had the new transfer switch installed yesterday and noticed a hum when on shore power. Don't remember the old one doing that. Has anyone else noticed a hum from the new switch?
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Tom mine has a hum that you can hear from the compartment only. Glad you got yours taken Care of.
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Tom,

Have not heard a hum, but the first time the thing got turned on, I heard a whole bunch of clicks, like it engaging or whatever. My first thought was okay here comes trouble. Nothing after that, works fine. Now you are going to have me listening for a hum..;-)

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