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Old 08-08-2013, 03:49 AM   #1
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Default generator runs fine but no AC power

We're dry camping in our coach and I fired up the generator no problem, however, when I put the switch into "generator power" position, I get no AC power.

Where do you think I should begin to look?

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Old 08-08-2013, 03:56 AM   #2
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Check on the generator head for a circuit breaker.
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here's a dumb question, where would I find the generator head? haha
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Glenn, if you have the 12.5 Kohler, she's right on top. Some have an access panel on the floor otherwise drag her out. There are fuses as well. I think Steve (Prairieschooner) is the man on this subject.
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Glenn did you get things figured out ok or still at it?
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Glenn hope you got it taken care of.
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Old 08-09-2013, 04:57 PM   #7
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Could it be the transfer swicth? Maybe check power to it from the gen if the circuit breaker and fuses check out on the gen
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If the blower fan is running when the generator runs the breaker is probably on since I think it runs that way.
Checking the transfer switch is a good idea.
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Fellas, thanks for the follow up. Yes, the generator problem was fixed. The breaker switch on the generator box had tripped off. I probably shut the generator down with AC's running, which I read can cause the breaker to trip.

Thanks, you guys are great.
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Glenn good to hear.
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sorry, just saw this post. Glad that it was an easy fix.
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I second that, it's always nice when it works out that way.
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