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Model MDKBP... what are the correct connections on the transformer to

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Model MDKBP... what are the correct connections on the transformer to go from 120V (as original) to 120V/240V (new requirement)? I have the circuit diagram (Installation manual, A2), but the new T1, T2, T3, and T4 connections are a mystery to me.
Thanks.
Keith
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 8 months ago.
Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this. What is the full model number of the genset, exactly as it is written on the data label?Also, is this a single phase rated unit, or a 3-phase rated unit?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Greetings, Hank.Model: MDKPB-5764407Currently wired for 120V, single phase.I have figured out the situation, given the limitations of the wiring diagrams on page A-2 of the Installation Manual. If the four leads from the generator inside the control box are numbered, I will be OK. If not, then I will have to take V measurements to sort them out. I have not taken the connections apart, and the access to the connections is very limited, so I have not been able to see numbering (T1, T2..etc) if it is there. Thanks.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hank, I have not heard back from you. Meanwhile, I figured out the issue, made continuity and voltage measurements, finished the changed wiring correctly, all without your help.I want my money back. If you do not confirm that I will not be charged, I will stop the credit card payment.My experience with this query in particular, and "just answer" in general, has been very bad indeed. The more unhappy I become, the more I will pass on my opinion.Bye.
Expert:  Hank F. replied 8 months ago.
Sorry, but I am a human being - not a computer. I can not be online 24/7, waiting for customer who may or may not respond.I work 2 jobs, and help on Just Answer in the evenings. I have put you in for a refund.