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Old 09-02-2016, 07:30 PM   #1
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If power goes out at the camp site. Can I start generator and run it? or do I have to disconnect from the original power source or breaker box. Or if power goes out just start generator and roll on. I have the XLR Thunderbolt 2016 Toy Hauler with the Onan Generator. Power may go out and I'm trying to get ready if it does.


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Old 09-02-2016, 07:45 PM   #2
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If your Gen is "Factory Install" you will have a Transfer Switch! It is for the Safety of the "Power Co Workers"! Youroo!!
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If your Gen is "Factory Install" you will have a Transfer Switch! It is for the Safety of the "Power Co Workers"! Youroo!!
Where is this transfer switch? And thank for help. I'm still learning
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Where is this transfer switch? And thank for help. I'm still learning
Between the incoming shore power and the gen! Youroo!!
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I've started mine while hooked to shore power many times. If you listen closely you'll here the automatic transfer switch give a little thump when switching over.




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Old 09-03-2016, 07:17 AM   #6
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thanks for all the help last night.


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Between the incoming shore power and the gen! Youroo!!
Is this true for all RVs ???
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It sounds like it. I still have a lot to learn.
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I think I would unplug first,,, only seams right to me ???
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All factory installed generators have an ats installed. If you don't unplug and start the generator, you are trusting the ats is working. I trust it. That's what it is designed to do.




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