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  • wayne m
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electrical woes
I had the coach plugged into 15 amp service today. my wife was using the vacuum plugged
into the bathroom receptacle. after about a minute she lost power.  I went to investigate
thinking it was the gfic. it would not reset. I checked the...

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Re: electrical woes
Reply #1
Wayne, unplug from shore power and start the generator, listen for the transfer switch to change over and check the power, if you have power on the gfi you mite have a bad transfer switch.
Bill W. 97 U270

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Re: electrical woes
Reply #2
thanks bill
I should have mentioned that I had tried disconnecting the shore power, and starting the
generator.  there was still no power to the receptacles that are serviced by the gfi.
circuits that are not on the gfi  eg: microwave are fine.
thanks

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Re: electrical woes
Reply #3
Wayne,

It sounds like you still have a GFI problem, is the GFI a feed through type if so make sure you have the cable you have voltage on connected to line on the GFI the other cable connected to load side if they are crossed it will not...

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it is a feed through gfi.  I have no voltage at the wires that connect to the gfi, although I did
before I turned the main breaker off and then on again.???????  the breaker is working because
I have voltage in other parts of the coach.  also the...

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Reply #5
You might tbe having a ground issue.  The GFI measures the difference between the electrical flow of the wires (to put it simply).   If it thinks that the flow is different, it won't let electricity through.
If you are having other varient...

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Re: electrical woes
Reply #6
problem solved.  it was a sticky transfer switch. a new sticky transfer switch that I
installed last winter.
thanks  wayne

Re: electrical woes
Reply #7

problem solved.  it was a sticky transfer switch. a new sticky transfer switch that I
installed last winter.


Wayne , did you install a new transfer switch or just the relay last winter?
What...

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Re: electrical woes
Reply #8
barry
I ordered the whole box from foretravel. it is called (lyght power systems).
there are no numbers on the outside of the box.
unlike the other transfer switches that came with the coach, this one has
an electronic board instead of a bunch of...

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barry
I ordered the whole box from foretravel. it is called (lyght power systems).
there are no numbers on the outside of the box.


Was this the model
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  • Last Edit: May 26, 2010, 07:41:08 pm by Barry Beam

Re: electrical woes
Reply #10
This is the one I bought from rvpowerhouse.com.  Have not installed it yet as I'm still one armed (wrist therapy).  It is relay based.  Does this mean the humm may not be there?

50 Amp 240 VAC Relay Based (Metal Box)
Price: $161.00
Part # LPT50BRD...

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This is the one I bought from rvpowerhouse.com.


I wonder why this does not show up as a hyperlink, but it does on the email message.


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Sorry, I did not paste the hyperlink before:

http://www.rvpowerhouse.com/product.php?id=179

It really does not add much information.  I believe if you Google the model no.  other sites have more info on this unit.  I believe I chose this one on a...

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Re: electrical woes -transfer switch hum
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My transfer switch also hums and since it is under the bed it is very annoying at night.   The hum is caused by the AC relay in the unit and is normal.  To get away from the hum I was told that you need a transfer switch that uses DC relays (I...

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