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Old 05-07-2015, 07:23 PM   #1
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Wanting to run both acs

On my 1996 Damon Intruder, 30amp, I did the mod where I cut the 20 amp line from the generator and added plug so I could plug in with the rear ac and run it while on shore power. It didnt work. I plugged it to a 20 amp 110 volt circuit and it would run without shore power plugged in, but soon as shore power is plugged it it quits running. I have two switches inside both down for front ac only or both up for front and rear on generator, or rear only on shore power. Where could I cut in to have direct power to rear ac?

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Old 05-08-2015, 06:56 AM   #2
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You cut the wrong wire from the generator. Alas can not help you with which one is the right wire since my rig is a 50 amp.

It is also possible your Transfer switch is wired differntly than the one for which you got instructions.

Normal per the diagrams I have is this:
Power (20 amp) from generator goes to transfer switch then BACK to the generator's 20 amp breaker then on to the A/C.. This is overly complex and it may be someone decided to do it less complex (Which is generally better) and run power to the transfer switch and on to A/C from there. You need to find the one wire that goes direct to the A/C.

It may come off the transfer switch.
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