RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > National RV Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-06-2015, 10:34 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 9
Location of Transfer Switch

Can anyone tell me the location of the transfer switch in a 2001 National Tradewinds? Thanks
__________________

Villager is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-06-2015, 10:51 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 3,059
Most are in the bay where your electrical cord comes out of.
__________________

__________________
Mike & Charlotte
2014 Newmar Canyon Star 3610
Orange County, California
Mike and Cha is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2015, 10:17 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Theberrys's Avatar
 
National RV Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 2,618
My 99 Tradewinds has it in the rear port side bay where the shore power cable plugs in. It's the larger box on the left in this picture. Ignore the meters, I added them and they aren't standard.
Dick

__________________
1999 Tradewinds 7372 Cat 3126
Albuquerque, NM
Theberrys is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2015, 11:11 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
sgtjoe's Avatar
 
National RV Owners Club
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 1,932
Yep, mine is right next to the plug in on my 2001 TradeWinds. Is this what you wanted to know or are you asking about an actual switch you activate to transfer power from shore power to the generator?
__________________
Joe & Angie
Shih Tzu's Cookie & Rocky
2001 Tradewinds 7390 2011 CRV EX-L Navi w/ RoadMaster FuseMaster
sgtjoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2015, 05:27 AM   #5
Junior Member
 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 9
Transfer switch

I am looking for the switch that transfers power from shore to generator. I am being told this is probably where my problem is. The AC's, microwave, etc will not come on when on the generator. Would appreciate your suggestions. Thanks

Denny
Villager is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2015, 07:53 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Theberrys's Avatar
 
National RV Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 2,618
Your Transfer Switch is automatic and is where I showed you in the picture. When the Genny is turned on it will pick up the relays in that box after 30 seconds delay. There is no switch to throw by hand. Take off the cover and rap the relays with a piece of wood. After a few years they get residual magnetism and don't pick up. Same as folks use to find in pinball machine relays and solenoids. Be very careful inside that box, as it switches the "Deadly Shipmate 115VAC". If rapping on them WITH WOOD doesn't help then you will probably need a new box. They cost around $150 and should be installed by a pro to avoid any potential fire hazards.

Dick
__________________
1999 Tradewinds 7372 Cat 3126
Albuquerque, NM
Theberrys is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2015, 08:32 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
sgtjoe's Avatar
 
National RV Owners Club
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 1,932
Before you do what Dick said, open up the your door on the genny and check to see if the breaker tripped, they do that sometimes.
__________________
Joe & Angie
Shih Tzu's Cookie & Rocky
2001 Tradewinds 7390 2011 CRV EX-L Navi w/ RoadMaster FuseMaster
sgtjoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2015, 11:09 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
homecan1's Avatar
 
National RV Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Southern California
Posts: 200
Make sure the lugs are all tight in the transfer switch. I had a loose wire in mine and it kept the load from transferring.


Good Luck!!
__________________

__________________
Palm Springs, CA - 2005 National Tropi Cal 370LX on a Freightliner, Cat 350 power. Towing a Rinker R1 - Lake Havasu Bound!!
homecan1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
cat, transfer switch



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2002 Monaco Diplomat ABS / ATC light - reset switch location? FLNavyVet Monaco Owner's Forum 8 01-07-2015 10:40 PM
Transfer Switch burned up florida egg Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 7 11-28-2014 07:36 AM
Noisy Esco transfer switch Johnontheroad Monaco Owner's Forum 2 11-11-2014 06:29 PM
Help on selecting a transfer switch azsr Monaco Owner's Forum 5 10-30-2014 12:03 PM
Transfer Switch and great Customer Service roadrunning Entegra Owner's Forum 17 09-16-2014 06:40 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.