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33 foot fifth-wheel rv..air conditioners..onan 5500 watt gas generator…

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We need a generator that...
We need a generator that services both a 33 foot fifth-wheel RV or a horse trailer with living quarters. Both have air conditioners, fridges (turn on automatically) and microwaves

We need to know if the Onan 5500 watt gas generator will handle the overload once the horse trailer or RV get plugged in.
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RV Mechanic: Hank F., RV tech - emphasis on gensets replied 11 years ago
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If you are going to be plugging both units in at the same time, a 5500 watt set will not be large enough.

The 5500 will run either/or, but not both.

It would run both A/C's at the same time, but not much else.

 

If you are planning on running both units at the same time, you will need to go with at least an 8000 watt set.

 

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