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Old 10-17-2013, 06:13 PM   #1
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Where to plug the generator in?

This may be a stupid question, but where does the generator plug in on my 2013 Thor Challenger 37KT? On my old MH, the outlet was in the same compartment. I can't find anything anywhere and as expected, the salesman at Camping World didn't know either. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 10-17-2013, 06:18 PM   #2
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It maybe hard wired to a transfer switch so no need to plug in.

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Old 10-17-2013, 06:19 PM   #3
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You should not have to plug it in. There should be a transfer switch that handles the switch from shore power to gen. Even my 2000 has this feature. Crank up the gen and in about 20 seconds you should have power.
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Old 10-17-2013, 06:28 PM   #4
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SC Blue, yes, many older gasoline Class A's and many new Class C's still require plugging the shore cord into the generator's dedicated outlet. However, your new unit most likely has an automatic transfer switch. If you have let the genset run for over a minute and still have no AC power inside the coach, might I suggest you check the AC breaker(s) on the front of the genset itself. Depending upon which genset you have, you may need to remove the front cover to access the breaker(s). Post your genset make/model and I can better direct you.
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Old 10-17-2013, 06:59 PM   #5
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I had my generator serviced and they turned the on/off switch on the generator
to off. The generator ran but I had no power for anything. It took some time to figure that out. I was so upset and then I just happen to look and there it was the switch was turned to off. As soon as i turned that to on the power came right on.
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Old 10-21-2013, 05:12 PM   #6
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Thanks all for your help! I was hoping that it was automatic. My rig is in the shop for warranty work now but I'll check it out when I get it back. Thanks again!

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