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Old 08-01-2014, 03:17 AM   #1
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Generator Running But No Power

Help. I'm driving my new 2015 351DS on a trip in hot 90 degree weather.

Generator was on for most of the trip and powering everything fine like the Fridge and the AC. We turned generator off when we stopped for a dinner break. When I went back to hit the road I fired up the generator again and it turned on fine. But I was not getting any power to anything like the fridge, microwave clock, nor the AC units.

Is there a fuse somewhere I should check? Thanks.

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Old 08-01-2014, 05:40 AM   #2
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Check the breakers located inside the cover of your generator.

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Old 08-01-2014, 07:07 AM   #3
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X2 on the breakers on the generator. Pull the cover off,reset them, might also have a transfer switch that didn't switch over.

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Old 08-02-2014, 12:46 AM   #4
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Thanks guys. I made a call to the dealer and they told me the same. I found one of the breakers tripped. Whew.
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Old 08-02-2014, 10:08 AM   #5
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Why did the breaker trip?

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Old 08-02-2014, 10:21 AM   #6
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My guess is that the a/c units were left on when the generator was shut down. As the generator was restarted the units pulled too much amperage because the generator was not up to speed when the load was applied.
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Old 08-02-2014, 08:54 PM   #7
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I had no power from my gen when I poweredit up after we lost power at the campground. My buddy ask if the AC were off. I had them on when I had shore power, but I didn't turn them off when I started the gen, I had nothing in the coach. Checked, and the rear AC was on. Turned off the gen, then the AC, retired the gen and all was good.
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Old 08-03-2014, 02:38 AM   #8
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Yes PaulS, I think that was what happened. I turned off RV and Gerber with both AC units still on. And back on and forgot AC was on.

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