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Old 06-26-2013, 09:22 AM   #1
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87 Itasca Windcruiser 31/Chevy chassis

Just purchased, when plug into AC-110V most everything works (Fridge, AC's, Lights/Fans), however when unplugged and gen running the (Fridge, AC's) don't work.
Noticed the Info Center (Water Pump, Holding Tank levels, Fan & Lights INOP) located in the Stove Fan/Light Hood no power to it (except 1 pin)??? Checked the DC Power Board on the 45AMP Power Converter only has indication of power on "+" lug and only 1-fused stud has low voltage. All the others are dead, is my Power Converter the problem.

And why does my AC's not work when Onan 6.5 is running and does not rev up when I turn on all the lights and fans???

Also when I open up the Propane valve (underneath) it starting leaking (repairable or replace)??? Haven't been able to check (Fridge, Heater, Catalytic Heater or Stove) very allergic to loud Booms!!!
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Old 06-26-2013, 12:10 PM   #2
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Look in the compartment that your power cord is in for an electrical receptical that you can plug the cord into. If you have that, it is from the generator. I had a 2006 Winne Sightseer and that's how it worked. Much more reliable than automatic transfer switches.
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Old 06-26-2013, 04:45 PM   #3
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Yes I have the plug in, tried that and still no AC with the Gen running
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:59 PM   #4
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After talking with my ol' friend with vast RV experience today he came by and flicked the 2 switches on the Onan 6.5 generator and UREKA!!!! My electrical issues were no longer... Feeling like a fool but guess ya never learn until try everything????? Now work on the leaking Propane tank issues, and test the system, as soon as leak is fixed!!!! Thanks for your response...
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Old 06-30-2013, 06:59 PM   #5
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Yep, the lowly circuit breakers. Back when I first got my MH. We were out for a week when the temps here in michigan were in triple figures. The front A/C didn't work very well and for some reason I never tried out the roof top unit. went to turn it on, nothing. The generator was running and some of the 120 volt appliances worked but no A/C. Well I found that there was nothing on that leg of the breaker panel. So I swapped the A/C breaker over to the other leg of the panel and got the A/C up and running. When we got home I was talking to my friend who has a 5er and he opens the door to the generator looks around and flips on a breaker and I have 120 volts on all legs. Life's simple lessons.
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