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Old 10-21-2010, 05:41 PM   #1
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Inverter cuts on and off while driving

My inverter works fine while parked, but cuts on and off while driving. The clock on the microwave and tv cuts on and off constantly while the rv is shaking while going down the road. I tried turning the tv on loud, while jiggleling the battery cables and pounding on the inverter, but it couldn't get it to cut off while parked.

Any suggestions would be a big help.

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Does the feed line go through any kind of switch over unit of any kind for the 110 volt power?

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If you have a remote on/off switch you might try disconnecting that cable and then drive. It might resemble a phone cable.
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Old 10-21-2010, 06:11 PM   #4
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It must, because there is a remote switch on the xander power thingy. There is a box next to the inverter that has about 30 relays in it, I guess I should have my wife turn the inverter on and off to find which one it is. I couldn't even follow the wires from the 4 house batteries to the inverter, there is just too many wires going everywhere.
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Old 10-21-2010, 06:13 PM   #5
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It does have phone cable going to the inverter. I can try disconnecting it. Will the inverter stay on?
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Old 10-22-2010, 02:42 AM   #6
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You might want to also look at the output voltage of the alternator. If it is too high the inverter may be shutting down due to high voltage.

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