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Old 05-13-2015, 06:04 PM   #1
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Is it ok to start my class A while plugged into shore power?

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Old 05-13-2015, 06:12 PM   #2
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Sure, not a problem.

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Old 05-13-2015, 06:14 PM   #3
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Not a problem as long as you don't drive away..lol
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Old 05-14-2015, 04:58 PM   #4
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I often start the RV while plugged into ground power, never even thought about unplugging her beforehand.
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Old 05-14-2015, 05:06 PM   #5
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It's OK to start while connected to shore power.

If you insist on driving around, you are going to need a really long extension cord!
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Old 05-14-2015, 10:48 PM   #6
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Thats what that big black thingy which your really heavy plug-in cord is connected to is for.
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Old 05-15-2015, 02:45 AM   #7
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Sure, why not? I do engine runs all the time.
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Old 05-15-2015, 06:06 AM   #8
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Do it most of the time when starting my RV.. BUT warning.

Unplug before you drive off
Home is where I park it!
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Old 05-15-2015, 08:17 AM   #9
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In my case, starting the engine would begin filling the RR10S air suspension and raise the coach. So I would need to retract the (PG 3-Pt Hyd) jacks and re-complete the 'dump air then level' process HR recommends for my coach. I would be concerned that dumping air would not happen evenly and might put latteral pressure on the extended jacks as it settled back down.
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Old 05-15-2015, 09:26 AM   #10
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