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Old 11-27-2020, 10:19 PM   #1
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Ok, we have a 2020 GT7. I know when we drive we have to turn inverter on so refrigerator has power. When parked on shore power, it can stay off and everything has power. We are using small heaters and with the fireplace heater, the inverter is shutting off. No breakers or fuses, but the inverter goes off. Why if I don't have it turned on, is it still kicking off? It has 3 buttons and the last one pops out. BTW, the fireplace heater has died and one of the recliner heaters have already checked out. But inverter still kicks off.
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Old 11-27-2020, 11:00 PM   #2
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If the inverter sees A/C power coming in it should bypass and not be in the mix. There are settings that will tell it when it needs to comes on. According to the GT7 brochure, it's a 2000w Magnum inverter, same one I have. I don't have a MultiPlex system in my 2014 coach but I'm guessing you have another panel specific to the inverter. I keep the inverter on all the time so when I unplug from shore power, everything 120v stays on uninterrupted save the A/C units. This way I don't have to reset the clock on the micro. Also all the network gear in the coach stays powered and doesn't drop any connections.
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Old 11-28-2020, 09:40 PM   #3
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Not sure, but just a note: Some outlets, such as tv, fridge, are wired direct to the inverter to keep power on while traveling. If you plug in an electric heater to a plug that is wired to the inverter it will not provide the needed power and will kick off.
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Old 12-01-2020, 11:43 PM   #4
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Well inverter quit this morning again. This time I pushed the reset button on it and it won't come back on, like it had the prior times. I'm still not understanding why its even in the mix when we are on shore power. Shouldn't it only kick in if we loose shore power? Nobody can explain it to me. Our unit is only six months old. Furrion fireplace is dead and one of the recliner heaters quit.
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Old 12-02-2020, 07:26 AM   #5
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I would call the manufacture and ask them to provide you with the default settings and or recommended settings. Magnum was very helpful to me when I upgraded the control panel to the RC50 and also when I added the AGS module to the system. The inverter should step in once shore power is terminated. I have the inverter set to on all the time when on shore power. When we go to leave and shoe power is shut down, not even the microwave needs to be reset because nothing looses power, save the A/C units and electric water heater if they were not turned off.
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Old 12-02-2020, 08:28 AM   #6
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this is just a guess. it appears that many of your 120 volt devices and circuits are wired to the inverter. they can receive power either from the inverter made power or from shore power. thus the power for these devices is running through the output section of the inverter whether it is on or off. it was stated that you probably have a 2000 watt inverter. with all those devices consuming power, even when on shore power, you may be overloading the output section of the inverter.

a good reading of the instruction manual might help.
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