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Old 03-20-2014, 09:26 PM   #1
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Onan 6.5 lp gen set

Has anyone had a problem with generator not putting out power? worked fine until auto transfer switch went bad. Help please!!!

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Old 03-21-2014, 12:09 AM   #2
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You will need to give members more info so we can help you. Your transfer switch went bad........ was it replaced?
Do you have any power to the breakers built into the generator?
Power to the transfer switch?
Does transfer switch deliver power to coach when on shore power?

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Old 03-21-2014, 12:16 AM   #3
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Did you check the main breakers on the generator? Also, there's a fuse in the panel with the main breakers on the generator. Also, the main control board in the generator can get damaged. There's better sources than Cummins for that board. Don't have that info with me right now. I'll get it for you if you need it.

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Old 03-22-2014, 04:26 PM   #4
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Has anyone had a problem with generator not putting out power? worked fine until auto transfer switch went bad. Help please!!!
We removed auto transfer switch and put a 50 amp plug in it has shore power. The generator starts and run good just no output power detected. Breakers are ok.
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It sounds like you completely removed the transfer switch and if that is what you did that is your problem. The transfer switch toggles the power between the generator and 50 amp service. Without a transfer switch plugged directly into 50 amp there is no connection for power from the generator.
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Old 04-16-2014, 08:18 PM   #6
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we put a plug in for the generator or coach to plug into generator
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OK are you saying that you have to actually plug the generator into an outlet for it to work and this is the same outlet as the Shore power? If so this is not a good idea. Replace the Transfer Switch and ensure you reconnect it all correctly. In most cases there is some circuitry that senses the Generator running coming from this Transfer Switch that is needed in order for it to feed the coach.

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