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Old 01-30-2012, 05:36 AM   #1
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How to wire transfer switch

Have a transfer switch but it isn't wired since the rig didn't come with a genset. I have one of the Champion gensets from Camping world that is working well for me. But to connect it I have to use the plug from shore power. Since I have a transfer switch already I wish to wire it up so that the genset connects thur it. How do I do it, and what do I need to watch out for?

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Old 01-30-2012, 06:26 AM   #2
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You don't say if its 30amp or 50amp but look at this link. Page 14 has both for my setup


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On the transfer switch you have three sets of terminals, Depending on if it's a 30 or 50 amp switch will determine how many terminals in each set, Since the generator is only a 120 volt (single out) I will give you instructions for both.

First, locate the main power feed to the power distribution panel, Remove it, this goes to the SHORE POWER terminals on the switch

A new set of wires (Same guage or larger) goes from LOAD to the master distribution panel.

The cord from the generator goes to the GENERATOR terminals.

IF it's a 50 amp.. Then you jumper the two hots together on the Generator side.
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It is a 50amp setup thanks for the PDF.
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