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Old 09-03-2016, 03:12 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Vaflatlander View Post
It sounds like you had an identical proplem back home, had the powerr cord been unplugged, did you use a power extension cord at campsite or at home? If you know you're home shorepower is right and you can bypass the surge protector to seee if it is the problem I would try that. If you have a volt meter i would start checking for volts from s recepticle in MH back to your shore power outlet.
If you will read the entire thread, I think you will see that the surge protector has already been removed and eliminated as being a problem.
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Old 09-03-2016, 04:48 PM   #16
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This sounds like the classic transfer switch failure. Mine did the same thing, no power from shore. Power from generator fine. I think you will find that replacing the transfer switch cutes the problem. On mine i gave it a whack with my fist and it started working again until the next stop. Then no power again. Meantime I had ordered a new one that arrived at the campground. Replaced it and all has been working as expected since.
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Note that a poor or open NEUTRAL can cause high voltage on one leg. Make sure that the neutral is "solid" all the way from the shore plug end of your power cord to the breaker panel.
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Old 09-05-2016, 01:01 PM   #18
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All - really great responses here.

I really have no experience with the inner workings of electrical/high voltage systems so I have a person coming out to look at the transfer switch (and system in general) but at this point I feel pretty confident at least telling him to start at the switch - so thank you all for the help and assistance. I can't tell you how much I appreciate you guys taking a bit of time to really help on this issue!!!

I'll update in case anyone is interested in the answer.
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Old 09-16-2016, 10:30 AM   #19
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You guys were spot on regarding the transfer switch. I had a tech look at it yesterday (asking him to focus on that first) and he started commenting on my great troubleshooting skills and detailed grasp of RV electrical systems, lol

I told him: all the thanks goes to my friends at iRV2!

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Glad we could help. I've been in your situation before and the assistance of this forum is much better than trial and error!
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