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Old 04-30-2013, 09:03 PM   #1
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Mystery!?! Need help...!

Came home to our 2007 Monaco Camelot today, having left zone 2 AC on (it is mid -80s here in Arkansas); however it was hot as blue blazes inside rig. Turned zone 2 off, turned zone 1 AC on ... Lights flickered. Turned zone 3 AC on. There is normally a lag before AC activates, so we proceeded onto other tasks. Opened refrig (dometic) and noticed display panel is now nonfunctional. This is what we have now:

AC zone 1 only functions when generator is running. When attempting AC on shore power, we hear clicking only from ceiling unit.
When trying to run AC on shore power, AC fails to run and fault light is lit on information panel
AC zone 3 tripped circuit breaker during this event. We have not tried it again.
Inverter is making buzzing sound. We reset it. Sounds persists.
Inverter remote panel no longer indicates batteries are charging. When we depress "CHG" light will not come on.
Refrigerator is nonfunctional in any mode. Display panel does not light.
Appears that shore power is not reaching the coach in front 2/3 of rig. Bedroom AC outlets work, however. We are stumped--and may have to throw ourselves at the feet of a Camping World guy if you all don't have Ultimate Wisdom....! Eeeeek.

Any insights are so appreciated....
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Low shore power voltage/amps. AC's need alot to start up. one small AC needs 30 amps all by itself
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I had the control problem and it was suggested that I unplug the wires with the phone plug type connectors on the inverter.
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I had a similar problem in my diplomat. Was very strange. My ac 1 clicked. My refrigerator had intermittent power. Turned breakers on and off no help.
I went in and pulled all the breakers out. Found the rear blown out of my 50 amp input breaker. 4 other breakers were splitting open. I changed all the breakers and problem fixed. I pull hj now every couple of months to make sure they are ok.
I could not tell from the front they were bad. I suggest you take a look at them.
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Ok check the circuit breakers and the transfer switch....anyone know where we might look for the transfer switch on a Monaco Camelot 2007?
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Here's a pic of my breakers I found. No smell and no warning. Just my AC acting up.
Sorry I can't tell you where your transfer switch is
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You might go out and check the voltage at the hook up during peak use times. Sounds like there maynot be enough juice coming into your coach.
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You might go out and check the voltage at the hook up during peak use times. Sounds like there maynot be enough juice coming into your coach.
My thought exactly. Your coach may be just fine, but your shore power may be experiencing a brown out. You said it was hot, so everyone is using lots of power! The back AC outlets are working because you may be getting only 20 amp or less service.
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