Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-01-2013, 11:07 AM   #29
Community Administrator
Clifftall's Avatar

Fleetwood Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 30,767
Originally Posted by SarahW View Post
My hubby says the whining may be coming from the passenger seat. I wonder what he meant by that???


Cliff,Tallulah and Buddy ( 1999-2012 )
Clifftall 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 06-02-2013, 05:22 AM   #30
Senior Member
Chaffeekid's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Chaffee, MO.
Posts: 399
Spec sounds like the transfer switch to me, call fleetwood and ask what the default position of the transfer switch is in your unit, they will tell you, great people.
Sounds like your default position is generator, kinda werid but stranger things happen
Course if you have the generator running to provide air when you plug in, that would explain it

MGySgt USMC(R) 1961-1991
2001 Fleetwood Expedition
2013 Jeep Wrangler Sierra Toad
Chaffeekid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2013, 10:38 AM   #31
Moderator Emeritus
SarahW's Avatar

Fleetwood Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: In a lawnchair
Posts: 11,296
Spec24--I was just wondering if anyone had mentioned that you should be turning off things like the A/C units before you switch power supply? You don't want to switch between genny and shore power with a load. Not sure this has anything to do with anything, but some people aren't aware of that.
.2012 Fleetwood Bounder 33C | 2012 Jeep Wrangler

SarahW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 04:25 AM   #32
spec24's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 90
Thanks Sarah. Appreciate that. I know, but reminders never hurt
2011 Fleetwood Bounder Classic 36R Ford V10
spec24 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 04:41 AM   #33
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 98
Originally Posted by spec24 View Post
I'm not talking about the fan or any other humming noise, I mean the noise when you first plug it in or unplug it and it makes a loud knock or a quiet bang. We had a fifth wheel with 30amp service quite a while ago but I can't remember what kind of noise that made. If I remember correctly this is normal, but is it possible to be "too loud"? Otherwise the converter seems to be running just fine.
You might have an automatic transfer switch to go from generator power to shore power.... That would explain the immediate "clonk" you hear when plugging in...

2002 National Dolphin 5355, W22
shoreco is offline   Reply With Quote


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

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.