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Old 03-02-2014, 03:12 PM   #1
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Air conditioner in the work and play

Okay, we picked up our 23ft work and play today... Everything seems to be working okay but I couldn't get the air conditioner to turn on. I'm sure its operator error. We were running it on battery hooked to the truck while the truck was running (parked) all the lights came on, everything seemed to be working okay I just couldn't get the air to work. The thermostat was on (lights were lite) but know air.

I looked through the owners manual, but I didn't really see anything specific to it. Can someone tell me what I might be doing wrong?

I really like the unit, it seemed to pull well. We will be taking it out in two weeks for a short trip to daytona for bike week. It's close to home and we figured it would be a good test run before we took it out anyplace further. Thanks for the help.... Anyother advise would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-02-2014, 03:15 PM   #2
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Sounds like not enough voltage to me.
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Are you hooked up to shore power or using a generator to supply AC, needs 120 volts ac.
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I think you need to be plugged into shore power or have a generator

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Old 03-02-2014, 03:25 PM   #5
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Thanks everyone, that kind of what I was thinking... I'll plug it in and make sure its running.
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Thanks everyone, that kind of what I was thinking... I'll plug it in and make sure its running.
It may not work if you use a normal heavy duty extension cord plugged into a wall outlet.
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It may not work if you use a normal heavy duty extension cord plugged into a wall outlet.
X2, or can be possibly damaged with low voltage.

Skydiverchuck, I sent you a private message with several links that may help.
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you need to learn what can run on 12v DC power and what runs on 110v AC power.
a/c's can only run when you have shore power or a generator running. same for the microwave, heated mattresses, outlets.

you can't depend on being plugged into the truck, for power. the truck will only send a very small amount of 12v DC power, through the pigtail.
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