Originally Posted by reddiver70
I was using a carpet cleaner in the coach on generator power when power was lost...
That's when the 30-amp breaker on the generator tripped! It wasn't off, you tripped it when running the carpet cleaner. Those things can draw 15 amps all by themselves. If you had other things on at the same time, you overloaded the 30-amp breaker and it tripped, just as it should.