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Old 07-21-2014, 11:17 PM   #1
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Mystery switch

So I brought home the XLR Hyperlite over the weekend, DW and I have been busy repacking all our stuff into it--at first, it seemed like we had less storage in the XLR than we did in the Salem, but after packing everything in and realizing we had several cabinets empty, looks like we have more. Which is cool. But then there's the mystery switch...

So I figured out what all the buttons and switches do...except for one! There's what looks like a light switch (at least its the same type of switch as all the other light switches) and it's in the kitchen right next to the panel indicator, on the wall next to the stove. Anyone have any idea what it does? I turn it "on" and I don't see or hear anything. Ideas??? TIA!
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Old 07-22-2014, 12:13 AM   #2
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My inside kitchen light and bathroom lights have a wall switch and also a switch on the overhead light itself. Maybe yours is likewise.


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Old 07-22-2014, 04:13 AM   #3
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We have a switch in our kitchen for the fuel pump of the on board fuel tank. Maybe this is your mystery switch.
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Old 07-22-2014, 04:32 AM   #4
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Or a drivers side light outside? May have to check it at night. Or tank heaters? Odd that it has no label or obvious use. Good luck.
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Old 07-22-2014, 10:27 AM   #5
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I have the switch there also, mine puts power to the fuel pump. I guess a security feature. It needs to be on before I can go outside and turn on the pump with the switch next to the fuel tank
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I have the switch there also, mine puts power to the fuel pump. I guess a security feature. It needs to be on before I can go outside and turn on the pump with the switch next to the fuel tank
Agree. That's what it is on my 27HFS
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Old 07-22-2014, 11:39 PM   #7
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Ok, so the consensus is that it's a master for the fuel pump. So my next question, to those of you that have the onboard fuel tank: is your "outside" switch a momentary one? I have a momentary rocker switch right next to my fuel gauge. I turned on the master switch inside, then went out and pushed this rocker, and I didn't hear anything. Of course, there's no gas in the tank yet, but I thought I'd at least hear something. Does this sound like the setup on other hfs models? I should note that this unit has the "generator prep" but no generator, and no fuel station, so I guess it's possible that these features aren't wired up yet, or there's a fuse that needs to be installed, etc. Thoughts? Thanks!
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Old 07-22-2014, 11:48 PM   #8
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Yup, mine is a momentary switch, once the inside switch is on, one tap turns the pump and fuel guage on, two taps is off. I have the generator and the fuel station so without the fuel station I don't believe you'll be hearing anything. The generator comes with its own fuel pump
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X2 , turn inside switch on. Push outside rocker switch and can hear fuel pump start. Push again and it turns off pump. I'm only guessing but without the fuel station maybe the inside Switch sends 12v to the outside switch which then only sends power to the gauge. Since you don't have any fuel the gauge would read empty.
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You guys rock. I'm starting to think that maybe not getting the fuel station was a mistake. Can one of you post a pic of your fuel station? Like where is it, how big/how much space does it take up, etc? Thanks!
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