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Old 09-25-2015, 07:38 PM   #1
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Low Battery and no Inverter on generator

We are boondocking and got a low battery warning. Turned on the generator and the batteries won't charge and the 110 system is dead in the water. In the past when we have gotten a low battery, we turned on the generator and every switched over and we were able to charge. We plugged into a friend and got the 110 system rest but we are not charging. Anybody seen this before? By the way, Coachnet was no help. Thank you.

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Old 09-25-2015, 09:15 PM   #2
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It's hard to tell what's wrong from your description, but it could be a breaker tripped at the genny, or the transfer switch didn't switch. Since you didn't get charging when you hooked to an external source you could also have a converter problem.

Have you checked all the fuses?

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Old 09-25-2015, 10:43 PM   #3
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Hey. Thanks. You were spot on. After a conversation around the campfire (which was after checking all fuses and troubleshooting for an hour) some suggested a breaker might be tripped on the generator. Bingo. We flipped the switch and we are back in business. Thanks!
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Old 09-26-2015, 09:54 AM   #4
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You must have been trying to do to much at once
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