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Old 09-11-2016, 12:15 PM   #15
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I see it is a Southwind gas model. It is a 30 amp coach I am almost 100 percent sure. Our 2004 gasser was 30 amp. There are several things to be aware of. First is the power at the pedestal. It can fluctuate when it's really hot and everyone is running their ac's. You would be wise to purchase a portable surge protector to protect your coach wiring and appliances from power spikes and low voltage.

We were able to start one ac and after it was running about 10 minutes we could start the 2nd. Both would run fine. However, I did not use any other high voltage appliance such as electric water heater or microwave. I used the propane water heater and cook top if needed. Fridge was on propane also. You learn how far you can push it over time. I just mention this because we did run both ac's successfully.

We also used a fan outside but I plugged that into the pedestal using an extension cord.

If all the power is out it is the pedestal most likely. If just the ac's then the breaker is where you check 1st. Know that breakers weaken every time they pop. Eventually you will have to replace them because they will pop at the least load or sometimes not reset at all. Yours may be weakened.
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Forgot to name some good power protection units. IMHO the Progressive Industries is the best, great customer service and lifetime warranty. There is also Surge Guard, well known and used by many. It does not have a lifetime warranty so if it quits you have to buy a new one. Both makers have portable 30 amp units that plug into the pedestal then you plug the coach into the unit. It checks the power and won't let anything pass thru to the coach if there is something wrong such as reverse polarity, high or more common, low voltage. That way you don't lose you fridge, ac's microwave, converter or any high dollar appliances or more. Wise investment right away.
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