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Generator not powering RV

A few months ago my inverter/battery charger got wet and shorted out. I put a new one in the rv. Everything works when rv is plugged in. I fired up the generator yesterday and it will not click over and power the rv when it is unplugged from power. could it have blown a fuse somewhere when the inverter shorted? or did I not get the right inverter to work the generator?

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You need to find out if the generator is providing any power at all, when its not connected to the RV, get it to power something else. If it does that OK you have to suspect the inverter or some of the wiring in the RV, did any wiring near the inverter get wet?

Posted on Dec 14, 2013

Testimonial: "yes, some wiring got wet. A water line broke. I will check the generator. It was working fine before the inverter went out. I will also check the wiring around the inverter."

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The regulator could be inside the gen. Maybe under one of the covers on the front. I'd poke around and take a cover or two off and look it over. You may be surprised!

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SOURCE: I am installing an RS3000 inverter in my RV.

Please remove the belt off the altanator then turn the key on if the altanator spins with the key on in the run postion then yo have a bad diode trio in the altanator, if that checks out them you need to test all wall scokets unplug the refrigerator and see if you get the fault code also unplug the lights one at a time to see you get a fault code. the most common problem would be the florsent bulbs. hope this helps.

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