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Old 03-31-2012, 06:43 PM   #1
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1st trailer ever- 1st use and a/c wont turn on

have wildcat 29 bhs extra light testing stuff out trying things and we turn on the a c blows hard and fast then stops and wont turn on again. any advice
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Were you on shore power, or was the generator running?

Did any circuit breakers trip?
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Old 03-31-2012, 09:37 PM   #3
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plugged into our garage
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pluged into outlet 110v/20a or a plug 30 or 50 amp for a dryer or welder? 110 is not enough power for most AC units
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if you have a 15k a/c, your home outlet may not be enough. or your extension cord may not be enough.
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have wildcat 29 bhs extra light testing stuff out trying things and we turn on the a c blows hard and fast then stops and wont turn on again. any advice
Reset your 15 amp circuit breaker.
The AC needs a minimum of 20 AMPs
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:18 PM   #7
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pluged into outlet 110v/20a or a plug 30 or 50 amp for a dryer or welder? 110 is not enough power for most AC units

What are you talking about? 110 not enough?
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Do not I repeat do not plug the trailer into a welding to dryer outlet. They both are 220 volt. You need a 20 or 30 amp 110 volt outlet.
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pluged into outlet 110v/20a or a plug 30 or 50 amp for a dryer or welder? 110 is not enough power for most AC units
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What are you talking about? 110 not enough?
And that welder or dryer plug is most likely 220. IF you could get your trailer plugged into that somehow, the AC would be the least of your problems...
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And that welder or dryer plug is most likely 220. IF you could get your trailer plugged into that somehow, the AC would be the least of your problems...
oh I know 220 is a problem I am trying to figure out why he said 110 wasn't enough !
a 13.5 k a/c unit draws somewhere in the neighbor hood of around 12-16 amps
a 15k takes about 23 to start and about 18 to run .
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