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Old 07-15-2016, 06:51 PM   #11
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I will be home in about an hour, will let you know asap.
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Old 07-15-2016, 08:28 PM   #12
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Bingo !!!!!

I have power to my RV from the generator. Thanks to everyone who was so kind to help me with this problem. I plugged the RV cord into the receptical in the RV and started the generator turned on the ac and it works !!!!!!!! Amazing!!!! I am very thankful to all. GREAT job guys. I am one happier camper right now.

Thanks again, Greg
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Old 07-15-2016, 08:36 PM   #13
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You're welcome Greg.
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Old 07-16-2016, 02:54 PM   #14
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Guys, I'm confused. When I'm driving down the road with the Onan running, I get power to all the 110va/c circuits. If I'm sitting in front of my house, I start the Genny and after a few seconds, it powers the unit. As I read the comment/question for help he is asking why his Genny isn't powering his Georgetown once the Genny comes up to speed. It should. The control relay is in the black box that the cord comes from. Inside that box is the relay that keeps more than one source of 110vac thus having two different phases of 110.
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The original post from User6895 was a question why he was not getting 110 power to his rig with the generator running. The answer was he did not have a transfer switch and needed to plug his shore power cord into the receptacle in his RV. By your comment you have a transfer switch and do not have a receptacle in your RV. Your 110ac power will automatically be transferred from shore to generator power.
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Old 07-20-2016, 04:05 PM   #16
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Hello everyone,

I am a new and first time RV owner of the 2016 Georgetown XL 352QS. I have not pick up my RV yet until this coming Friday therefore I don't know much about the coach yet.

At the time that I visit the dealer, the coach was plugged into the shore power, I have all power in the RV. I was assumming that the power for the light and mircrowave would run from the inverter.

Per the post here, it seems that one have to plug the power cable to the generator receptacle before the coach getting power.

Is this mean that all power for the coach including lights, microwave, etc. have to run with the generator on at all time or else no light? There should be an inverter on the Georgetown XL coach, right?
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Old 07-20-2016, 04:18 PM   #17
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Your interior lights are powered by your 12 volt batteries. If you have a residential refrigerator then you will have an inverter. The inverter will only power the fridge and nothing else. You will only need to run the generator to power your 110 volt accessories i.e. tv, microwave etc, if you are not plugged into shore power. If you do not have a transfer switch then to get power from the generator to power your 110 volt accessories you need to plug the power cord into the receptacle in the rv.
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The lighting in your coach is (likely) all 12v, and runs off your coach battery. You do not need to be plugged into 120v AC power (either shore or generator,) for the lights to work, but if you camp long enough without 120v, your battery will eventually run down. Your coach battery will charge when plugged in to 120v, and it may even charge when your engine is running...you should ask the dealer about it when you pick up. Good luck, and congrats on the purchase!
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Your interior lights are powered by your 12 volt batteries. If you have a residential refrigerator then you will have an inverter. The inverter will only power the fridge and nothing else. You will only need to run the generator to power your 110 volt accessories i.e. tv, microwave etc, if you are not plugged into shore power. If you do not have a transfer switch then to get power from the generator to power your 110 volt accessories you need to plug the power cord into the receptacle in the rv.
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If this is the case, every time I unplug from the shore power, I should plug right back into the generator receptacle to make ready for use the generator during moving from one location to another, correct?
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The lighting in your coach is (likely) all 12v, and runs off your coach battery. You do not need to be plugged into 120v AC power (either shore or generator,) for the lights to work, but if you camp long enough without 120v, your battery will eventually run down. Your coach battery will charge when plugged in to 120v, and it may even charge when your engine is running...you should ask the dealer about it when you pick up. Good luck, and congrats on the purchase!
Thanks for your explanation.
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