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1999 Fleetwood Southwind Storm, SN#...
1999 Fleetwood Southwind Storm, SN# XXXXX My RV has been continuously plugged into AC shore power for over two years. About 2-weeks ago, I was experiencing numerous, short power failures (off and quickly back on again) that lasted about 5-days. Then no proplems for about 1-week. then three days ago, I turned on one air conditioner and the AC system shut down and wouldn't come back. I have checked all fuses (chassis and coach), all good, I have shore power at the j-box where it enters the RV, but no power in the coach any where on shore power. The curcuit braker box is dead. The generator only gives me power at the transfer switch that I can detect on only 2 of 3 posts. I hear the transfer switch click on when the generator is started, and hear it wind down when shut off. DC system seems fine. Converter tests fine - voltage is above 13 volts. Where do I go from here? Thank you for your help.
Bob.
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RV Mechanic: gene, RV Mechanic replied 13 years ago
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Bob,
When you remove the cover on the transfer box, there is the wiring diagram on the cover,from what I've read you have nothing coming out of the transfer switch to your breaker box.If you look at the diagram,see if you have 110 volts coming in from power cord.Should also have 110 volts going out of transfer switch to-load or panel which ever way they label the diagram,do you have 50 or 30 amp service?
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Customer reply replied 13 years ago
I have no power at all at the transfer box when on shore power. Using the generator, I have 123 volts at the Load terminal, 123 volts at the Aux terminal, and 0 volts at the primary terminal. I have a 30amp service.
RV Mechanic: gene, RV Mechanic replied 13 years ago
What you are saying is you have power at plug,where cord is plugged in,at the other end of cord is a junction box,the wiring from the junction box should go right to the transfer switch unless someone has done some changes.you also said you have power in transfer switch from generator,if the transfer switch is working you should have power going out to breaker panel.there has to be a open or bad connection in power cord or junction box.check all connections at junction box and transfer switch.
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