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Old 05-11-2016, 11:40 PM   #15
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Correct. Just choose 'Gas' on the fridge. For the water heater you'll have 2 switches. If it's like mine....the electric is red and the same size as a light switch. The gas is a red toggle, and is probably next to your water pump toggle. Caveate---------different MHs use different switches.
Im embarrassed to say, but I have no idea where the water heater is....lol. I have been spending all my time fixing up other areas that were neglected by sitting for so long.
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Old 05-11-2016, 11:59 PM   #16
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Thank you to all for the info. I am hoping to get to the camper in the next day or so to look for WH and hopefully find success.
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Old 05-12-2016, 12:12 AM   #17
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Probably right next to the fridge. Look outside on the passenger side,,,you'll see the exhaust vent. And since this thing's been sitting, take the vent cover off and look for spider webs and wasp nests in there. They really have a way of screwing the exhaust tube up and all you'll get is a fluffy yellow flame coming out the hole. Fluffy yellow flames are not good!!!!!
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Old 05-12-2016, 10:49 PM   #18
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I use the gennie, i can run everything with the a/c except for the a/c and microwave together.

I use lp for the water heater but that same gennie will run the a/c and electric water heater, ive done it. (Not intentionally)
And allnyour outlets should have power, if not something else is going on.
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Old 05-13-2016, 07:05 PM   #19
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Probably right next to the fridge. Look outside on the passenger side,,,you'll see the exhaust vent. And since this thing's been sitting, take the vent cover off and look for spider webs and wasp nests in there. They really have a way of screwing the exhaust tube up and all you'll get is a fluffy yellow flame coming out the hole. Fluffy yellow flames are not good!!!!!
I found a on/off switch on the water heater and a "light switch" next to the sink. I went ahead and flipped the on/off switch. Now to get the generator to the storage yard to try it out
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Old 05-13-2016, 07:28 PM   #20
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OK, IIRC, the switch ON the water heater itself just allows you to use the electric. There should still be a red switch on your panel that controls the propane aspect of the heater.
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Probably right next to the fridge. Look outside on the passenger side,,,you'll see the exhaust vent. And since this thing's been sitting, take the vent cover off and look for spider webs and wasp nests in there. They really have a way of screwing the exhaust tube up and all you'll get is a fluffy yellow flame coming out the hole. Fluffy yellow flames are not good!!!!!
I found a on/off switch on the water heater and a "light switch" next to the sink. I went ahead and flipped the on/off switch. Now to get the generator to the storage yard to try it out
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Probably right next to the fridge. Look outside on the passenger side,,,you'll see the exhaust vent. And since this thing's been sitting, take the vent cover off and look for spider webs and wasp nests in there. They really have a way of screwing the exhaust tube up and all you'll get is a fluffy yellow flame coming out the hole. Fluffy yellow flames are not good!!!!!
I found a on/off switch on the water heater and a "light switch" next to the sink. I went ahead and flipped the on/off switch. Now to get the generator to the storage yard to try it out
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Correct. Just choose 'Gas' on the fridge. For the water heater you'll have 2 switches. If it's like mine....the electric is red and the same size as a light switch. The gas is a red toggle, and is probably next to your water pump toggle. Caveate---------different MHs use different switches.
You sir have been a HUGE help and I cant thank you enough.
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Old 05-13-2016, 11:18 PM   #24
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^^^^^ Sure ya can. Drive on out here and finish the maintenance I have to do on my MH!!!
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Correct. Just choose 'Gas' on the fridge. For the water heater you'll have 2 switches. If it's like mine....the electric is red and the same size as a light switch. The gas is a red toggle, and is probably next to your water pump toggle. Caveate---------different MHs use different switches.
You sir have been a HUGE help and I cant thank you enough.
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^^^^^ Sure ya can. Drive on out here and finish the maintenance I have to do on my MH!!!
As soon I get a vacation Im there
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Old 05-29-2016, 04:28 PM   #27
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Strike out!!!. The water heater is shut off and still overloads the generator. The fan works great and after a few minutes I swap over to AC and it kicks off the generator. The chatter going around the "camp" is my is3000eu is not strong enough for AC which contradicts what I have been reading.

Maybe converter?
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Old 05-30-2016, 06:52 AM   #28
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Your Generator is borderline on powering the A/c. The A/C is also getting old. They start to draw more power when they age from worn bearings, compressors, etc... But if you can power it up on shore power at home on a 20 amp circuit you should be able to power it up with the Honda. If you can get a clamp on amp meter I'd use that to test the draw and find out.
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