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Faulty transfer switch wiring
Here is another example of why I should always pay attention to my wife when she says "what is that noise."  It was a hum coming from one of the transfer switches at the foot of the bed.  While looking for the source I noticed that the wire...

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  • rbark
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Re: Faulty transfer switch wiring
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Good catch George, looks like an after market job.

  • John44
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Re: Faulty transfer switch wiring
Reply #2
Sounds like McGyver's work.

Re: Faulty transfer switch wiring
Reply #3
Sounds like McGyver's work.
No, McGyver would be embarrassed by this-- think BUBBA!

OK, just sent this to George via e-mail:

 If you remove the cable hold downs for the cables going into the upper...

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Re: Faulty transfer switch wiring
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As we discussed on the phone-- generator OFF, shore power DISCONNECTED, inverter OFF.
And I always check for voltage with a meter before I start, yes even after I turned everything off.

Roland

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Re: Faulty transfer switch wiring
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copied from Brett post
Continuing with thoughts (not sent in the e-mail): Once the wires are out (do generator and shore IN separately, so no chance of mis-wiring) pretty easy to see if it was just an "oh, I forgot to put the threaded ring inside...

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