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Old 01-12-2014, 11:07 AM   #1
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Transfer switch 1998 Tropi-cal

New to this irv2.comDoes anyone no if my 1998 National RV Tropi-cal chevy 7.4 has a transfer switch ,and were it is located.I have to unplug from house and plug in to a box in the storage unit to get the generator to work. Thank You for info. please email jhender294@yahoo.com
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Old 01-12-2014, 04:27 PM   #2
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If it is like my 5er, that is how you get power to the lights and items that require 12 Volt DC and supplies 120 volts for the appliances that require AC voltage. I added a 30 amp transfer switch to mine. I believe at the time, it was something like 52 bucks from these guys:

http://www.solar-electric.com/nsearc...switch&x=0&y=0



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Old 01-12-2014, 06:33 PM   #3
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If you need to plug it to the outlet box in your storage compartment when you want generator power, you do not have a transfer switch. You are doing the switching.
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On my 98 Dolphin, there is a transfer switch, but it only automatically switch power for the front AC. For the rest of the coach, I do have to plug the power cord into the generator output.

Not sure exactly why it's wired that way. Maybe because the 30amp shore power is not enough to run both ac units?
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