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Old 05-13-2018, 10:06 AM   #1
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I have a 2006 Thor Hurricane 30 Q class A. I have no electric with either shore power or the generator. I do have battery power so lights, furnace etc work. Pulled the main breaker and continuity is good. Does the power go through the transfer switch first and then the breaker box? I'm going to have to take it in for service and want to be well informed. Thanks
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Yes, it's my understanding that the AC power goes through the transfer switch first.
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Yes. On ours the shore and generator power go to the transfer/inverter/charger. Ours is all integrated in one unit. It monitors shore and generator power to make sure the AC power is synchronized to avoid an electrical mess. If you locate your transfer unit you see “Line In” for shore power, Generator, and Load Out which would go to your breaker panel then distributed throughout the coach from there. If you pop the cover on your transfer unit you may find some internal fuses.

Remember to remove power while working on unit.
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It all goes through the transfer switch before it goes to the panel.

Time to tap the box with a screwdriver. If that doesn't work, open it up and check to see that you have voltage coming in on the lower side of the shore power relay. If you do and have nothing coming out of the upper part of the relay...you have a bad relay.

ONLY DO THIS IF YOU ARE COMFORTABLE USING A VOLTMETER ON 120/240 VOLT CIRCUITS. If you are not, call someone.
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Just a thought. Have you check the breakers at your inverter?
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I have a 2006 Thor Hurricane 30 Q class A. I have no electric with either shore power or the generator. I do have battery power so lights, furnace etc work. Pulled the main breaker and continuity is good. Does the power go through the transfer switch first and then the breaker box? I'm going to have to take it in for service and want to be well informed. Thanks
Both the Gen and the shore power feed the transfer switch. Then to breaker box. You say you pulled the main? What does that mean? Problem is so overwhelming as far as the rv is concerned the fix should not be hard to find. Very likely TS as previously mentioned is the culpret.

Good luck, keep us posted please?
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I have a 2006 Thor Hurricane 30 Q class A. I have no electric with either shore power or the generator. I do have battery power so lights, furnace etc work. Pulled the main breaker and continuity is good. Does the power go through the transfer switch first and then the breaker box? I'm going to have to take it in for service and want to be well informed. Thanks
Poweer flow is as follows NOTE there are a few variatrions
Shore - Transfer Switch
Generator -- Same switch
(Optional) Inverter to 3 way transfer switch not common

Transfer switch to main breaker box

Main breaker box to branch ciruits (Everything elese)
Branch breajker to outlet 1 to outlet 2 to oullet 3 ...N
Breaker to GFCI outlet to GFCI protected outlets as above
See note on above breakers
Optional
Branch breaker (often 30 amp) to INVERTER/CHARGER
Inverter to Sub panel (may be part of inverter)
One or both of the above branch breakers as well as TV and optionally Microwave are in the Sub Panel.
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Looks like it is X8 or close.
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