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Old 11-17-2014, 06:35 PM   #21
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Try turning fan to on with ac off then turn a/c on.

I know it's under warranty but maybe we can get you going.

I have a mod that starts the a/c compressor first then 15 seconds later starts the fan.
Works well for smaller gennies.

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Old 11-17-2014, 06:41 PM   #22
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What typically happens is that the fan turns on then after about 15 seconds the compressor kicks on. But I'll try it when I'm back from our walk.

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Old 11-17-2014, 07:11 PM   #23
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Try turning fan to on with ac off then turn a/c on.

I know it's under warranty but maybe we can get you going.

I have a mod that starts the a/c compressor first then 15 seconds later starts the fan.
Works well for smaller gennies.

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Well... This did not work. I'll just have to warranty service it I suppose. Good thing it's not really hot out.
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Old 11-17-2014, 07:28 PM   #24
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Well... This did not work. I'll just have to warranty service it I suppose. Good thing it's not really hot out.
You may want to get the mod which installs a capacitor for cold starts. Should help alot, your AC may use 30amps on start, but then only 10amps after that. That would make it only use 10amps all the time.
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Old 11-17-2014, 07:34 PM   #25
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a doemetic a/c requires approximately 18-19 amps to start and 12-14 running.

The capacitor is normally referred to as a "hard" start capacitor not cold start.

That gennie should be more then capable of running the a/c and other appliances.
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You may want to get the mod which installs a capacitor for cold starts. Should help alot, your AC may use 30amps on start, but then only 10amps after that. That would make it only use 10amps all the time.

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What fuel does the generator use? Found it Gas according to the picture.
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The generator has an issue either the case.
Without knowing voltage and amps it's a crap shoot.



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The Model Number on the Picture is 120 V 33.3 amps but the Breaker is 30 amps so that is max draw if the breaker is 100% capable, none are I would say 90% max load on the breaker.

If the 15 K Acon is started with the hot water heater the breaker would blow.
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a doemetic a/c requires approximately 18-19 amps to start and 12-14 running.

The capacitor is normally referred to as a "hard" start capacitor not cold start.

That gennie should be more then capable of running the a/c and other appliances.



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What he said..
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Old 11-17-2014, 07:55 PM   #30
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The Model Number on the Picture is 120 V 33.3 amps but the Breaker is 30 amps so that is max draw if the breaker is 100% capable, none are I would say 90% max load on the breaker.

If the 15 K Acon is started with the hot water heater the breaker would blow.
Brian my gennie is 30 amps and has a 30 amp breaker.
I can run a/c, HW heater and converter without popping breaker.

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