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NEED TO KNOW HOW TO SWITCH FROM 110 V TO 220 V EXTERNAL

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NEED TO KNOW HOW...

NEED TO KNOW HOW TO SWITCH FROM 110 V TO 220 V EXTERNAL POWER

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

JUST STARTED

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

YES GENERATOR RUNS PUT ONLY PUTS OUT 110 VOLTS

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes IF THERE A SWITCH to get both 110 v phase

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

No we get 110 v but need to get 220

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 8 months ago
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

Some gensets have a switch on the front to switch from 120 to 240 - make sure the switch is in the correct position.

Also, if using a connecting cord, it must be plugged in to the 240 volt receptacle - not a 120 volt receptacle.

Also make sure the breakers on the control panel are not tripped.

And this is assuming that you have a 240 volt genset to begin with.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
switch is in the right position 220 , turn breaker on and off, the 110v lights are working ac fan is working in attic
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I dont need a call, I need an answer Please
Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 8 months ago

What are the brand and model of the genset?

Exactly how is it connected to the house, and where?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Generac power system 17 KW
Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 8 months ago

That is not a model number.

For a Generac system, I will need both the actual model number and serial number.

I will also need to know which type transfer switch you have.

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