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Old 05-16-2018, 10:05 PM   #1
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Heritage glen 272RL Black switch for power?

My husband and I just bought a 2016 Heritage Glen 272RL. The previous owner passed away and the daughter didnít know much about the trailer.

There is a black switch to the left of the slide out switches and water tank testers that we canít exactly figure out. The air conditioning goes on and off when I switch it and it also has to be on for the fireplace to work. My guess is that it is used to switch from battery to A/C power but Iím not 100% sure. Wondering if anyone else knows for sure. I can post a picture of it if needed. Thanks in advance for your help.
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:14 PM   #2
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Hello,

We have a 14' and dont have the fireplace but my in-laws do have a 16' like yours and i believe that switch if for the AC/Fireplace as you can not run both the AC and fireplace at the same time. I think up position AC works and down fireplace works. I can really remember but its that way or the opposite.
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:31 PM   #3
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Thank you, this makes complete sense. I just wasn’t sure if it controlled anything else.
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Old 05-20-2018, 09:16 PM   #4
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does it effect the microwave? ive seen threads about a switch that flips between the fireplace and microwave because they are on the same circuit and cant run both at same time?
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Old 05-22-2018, 10:15 AM   #5
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does it effect the microwave? ive seen threads about a switch that flips between the fireplace and microwave because they are on the same circuit and cant run both at same time?
I'm not sure, I will have to test it out this weekend when we camp for the first time. Thanks for the idea.
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Old 05-22-2018, 10:25 AM   #6
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Ummh...we have a 2016 272RLIS also and no switch in ours. Ours could be an earlier or later model.
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Old 05-22-2018, 10:28 AM   #7
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Ummh...we have a 2016 272RLIS also and no switch in ours. Ours could be an earlier or later model.

do you have 50 or 30 amp service? I have 50 amp on my heritage glen and no such switch. If the op has 30 amp service it would make sense.
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Old 05-22-2018, 10:40 AM   #8
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do you have 50 or 30 amp service? I have 50 amp on my heritage glen and no such switch. If the op has 30 amp service it would make sense.
50 Amp service...yes, that make sense.
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Old 05-25-2018, 11:49 PM   #9
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Does not compute. Do you have an inverter on board by chance ? Also if I read your post correctly it turns on both the A/C and the fireplace at the same time ?
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Old 05-28-2018, 11:09 PM   #10
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Interesting my ‘15 50 amp does not have this switch.
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