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Old 05-29-2012, 06:38 PM   #15
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Think of it as a safety issue. If your fingers slip and make contact with the hot side of the plug you could die. If the ckt breaker is off you cheated death or some painful memories. I also clean and polish my plug contacts and use some lube on them. Resistance means heat and voltage drop which leads to more problems.

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Old 05-29-2012, 06:44 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by H. Miller View Post
BOTH A/C's were running on 30 amps?
I do it with our two 13.5 heat pumps and we don't have an EMS.

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Old 05-29-2012, 07:32 PM   #17
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Don't spend the money on a new cord, replace the plug and put Di-Electric lube on it every time you plug in.

Make sure all dirt is wiped off first and polish the prongs.

I used to burn up several plugs a year until I started using the lube.

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Old 05-30-2012, 07:52 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by H. Miller View Post
BOTH A/C's were running on 30 amps?
Some fleetwood products use a EMS (energy management system) It is a shed system. The system will shed a load if you try to run too many appliances. For instance if both airs are on and you turn on the microwave, the system will turn off the rear A/C compressor. When the microwave goes off the rear A/C compressor will come back on.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:30 AM   #19
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Okay all is well, new plug, everything still works Cause of burned plug was probably the pedestal we were plugged into. We're happy now all is well. Thanks everyone.
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Old 05-30-2012, 11:06 AM   #20
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Seems like half the camp grounds we pull into the breakers in our power pedestal are on.

Yup procedure (Assumes generator on)

Turn off all major loads inside (A/C, Water heater etc) kill Generator

Get cord out of basement and plug Marinco OUTLET on cord into INLET on RV

TURN OFF ALL BREAKERS ON PEDESTAL (or at least the one I"m going to use)

Plug in

Turn on breakers.

There are a couple of places where I do it differently but only a couple.

I usually do all breakers by the way because in most boxes it's easier to do 'em all than to look at 'em to figure out which switch is which.
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:08 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by JOMARFL (FMCA 401058)
Okay all is well, new plug, everything still works Cause of burned plug was probably the pedestal we were plugged into. We're happy now all is well. Thanks everyone.
Glad u gotter working.
Sad u had to "call the guy..."

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