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Old 07-07-2013, 06:07 PM   #11
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GFIs wearout. Stop at Home Depot, pickup a new one that fits your outlet and trade it out. See if that does the job. I'm always replacing my outside breakers.

Or, when you say GFI do you mean another breaker?
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:38 PM   #12
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We just got back from a trip from our home in Palmdale, CA, to Lake Isabella, where it was 103-105 during the day, and only down to 85 or so at night!

Both A/C's ran 24/7 from the time we left home until two hours after we got back! The 2 hours were while I had it out back to dump and clean out before parking it beside the house where it lives.

I had to go into town, buy a 6-gallon jug, and make two trips to the gas station on Saturday to make sure I had enough fuel to keep the gennie going through the last night up there. It was cheaper to do this with the toad than to break camp and take the Moho to the station.

I cut the ends off of my 10' hose to make a siphon, and plan to air out the jug and carry it in the Liberty toad from now on, when we're on extended dry camps. Weathermen lie sometimes!
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Old 07-09-2013, 01:10 PM   #13
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I have a 5500 onan on my 360 and while on the road I can only use one ac unit because when I turn on the second on the gfi flips. Any suggestions?
Have the same generator and running both AC units is not a problem. Sounds like there's something else going on there. The GFI is not supposed to be part on either AC circuit. Seems strange why that would trip by turning on the 2nd AC Unit. Does it matter which unit is running first? The AC Units circuits should be independently ran directly from a 20 amp breaker for each unit. Does this happen on shore power as well?
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Have the same generator and running both AC units is not a problem. Sounds like there's something else going on there. The GFI is not supposed to be part on either AC circuit. Seems strange why that would trip by turning on the 2nd AC Unit. Does it matter which unit is running first? The AC Units circuits should be independently ran directly from a 20 amp breaker for each unit. Does this happen on shore power as well?
Ac goes out only when your on the road. Breakers don't trip. When it goes out it takes out both units, after about 5 min the one front ac comes back on. Back ac stays off and gfi is tripped. No problems when rv is parked.
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Ac goes out only when your on the road. Breakers don't trip. When it goes out it takes out both units, after about 5 min the one front ac comes back on. Back ac stays off and gfi is tripped. No problems when rv is parked.
Wow! That's strange. You may need to take it to a dealer and have them try to recreate the problem. I wonder if the transfer switch might be acting up as you travel? I'd be interested to hear what the solution to the problem is. Sorry I couldn't be more help.
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Old 07-14-2013, 12:23 PM   #16
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Just came back from Zion NP, Utah - Put our new MH to the test 100+ degree weather on the road. On the way there From California thru Vegas we turned on both AC's by the time we got there the Breaker for the front AC had triggered off. everything else was fine.....On the way back, We only turned-on the rear AC & the driver AC which maintained the coach fairly OK (not cold) so we are adjusting and learning and what works on our new Big Red Clifford as my daughter (4 year old) calls it!
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Ac goes out only when your on the road. Breakers don't trip. When it goes out it takes out both units, after about 5 min the one front ac comes back on. Back ac stays off and gfi is tripped. No problems when rv is parked.
Hjs12e , I have experienced this same concern on my new XL... When using generator and turning on the 2nd a/c unit, the transfer switch kicks out and both units cycle off, then the ATS tries to pull back in and makes a buzzing sound,have toturn one of the units off when its hot outside,once temps start to drop for the day I can run both units all night. I was told today by a dealer that is looking at mine right now, that both a/c units are on the same circuit and that circuit can't carry the load in the heat of the day for both units,so the tech has moved one of the a/c units to another circuit (im not sure yet what they've done, but I'm told it resolved my issue!) I will verify and up date you when I get my unit back,probably next week sometime. Having several issues adressed this week....
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Hjs12e , I have experienced this same concern on my new XL... When using generator and turning on the 2nd a/c unit, the transfer switch kicks out and both units cycle off, then the ATS tries to pull back in and makes a buzzing sound,have toturn one of the units off when its hot outside,once temps start to drop for the day I can run both units all night. I was told today by a dealer that is looking at mine right now, that both a/c units are on the same circuit and that circuit can't carry the load in the heat of the day for both units,so the tech has moved one of the a/c units to another circuit (im not sure yet what they've done, but I'm told it resolved my issue!) I will verify and up date you when I get my unit back,probably next week sometime. Having several issues adressed this week....
I have a appt on Thursday at the dealer. I will mention what you have stated about the circuit. Will reply back to the forum once I get rv back. Thanks!
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Friend say that in IDAHO 109* both airs and engine air running still will not get below 80* in the coach. That is set up at camp site no shade.
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Hjs12e , I have experienced this same concern on my new XL... When using generator and turning on the 2nd a/c unit, the transfer switch kicks out and both units cycle off, then the ATS tries to pull back in and makes a buzzing sound,have toturn one of the units off when its hot outside,once temps start to drop for the day I can run both units all night. I was told today by a dealer that is looking at mine right now, that both a/c units are on the same circuit and that circuit can't carry the load in the heat of the day for both units,so the tech has moved one of the a/c units to another circuit (im not sure yet what they've done, but I'm told it resolved my issue!) I will verify and up date you when I get my unit back,probably next week sometime. Having several issues adressed this week....
Sounds like they rearranged the breakers in the electric panel. With the 50 amp service, each side should have roughly the same number of circuits. 1-AC Unit, Microwave and GFIC Receptacles on one side and the 2nd AC Unit, Water Heater and regular receptacles on the other side of the 50 amp double pole breaker main. Wonder if both AC units were off the same side of the 50 amp breaker while the Microwave and water heater were on the opposite side of the 50 amp. breaker.
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