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Old 07-23-2016, 09:55 AM   #1
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Driving with the Generator running double checking

Hi all - I plan on heading out tomorrow in the camper and it's high 90's here in Boston for the next few days...i want to double check it's ok to drive with the generator running, so i can have the a/c running in the coach. I've read that this is ok - can someone confirm that's correct.

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Old 07-23-2016, 10:09 AM   #2
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Yep your good to go. We do it in our concord time to time. If it's hot we will start gen-set couple hrs away from destination and run big ac to start cooling

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Old 07-23-2016, 10:09 AM   #3
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Yep. I just completed a 800 mile round trip with generator and AC running most of the way. No issues.


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Old 07-24-2016, 07:02 AM   #4
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Thank you so much...that makes me feel better.

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Old 07-24-2016, 01:48 PM   #5
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My wife's cousin bought a Bounder a couple of years ago and were told to run the generator all the time when driving down the road. I suspect the dash a/c just cannot supply enough A/C to keep the driver and passenger cool.....ONLY thing is the mpg goes to hell when the generator is also running.......
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Old 07-25-2016, 05:45 AM   #6
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Thanks Bob. I noticed that....I did drive with it on and it made a huge difference, especially for the dog :-)
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Old 07-25-2016, 06:07 AM   #7
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We have owned 3 different Class A DP'ers and we ran the genney all the time going down the road. No problems doing this as it's pretty much SOP for Class owners.
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Old 07-25-2016, 02:53 PM   #8
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Okay to drive with genny running. One thing to note, genny fuel pickup point is generally at the 1/4 tank point. genny will run out of fuel before the MH. Then it can be a pain to get it restarted. So turn genny off if you are going to run below 1/4 tank or refill before that point.
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Old 07-25-2016, 07:58 PM   #9
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Yes you can! We do it all the time. You will use a little more gas but you will be cool !

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