Go Back   Montana Owners Club - Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Forum > MOC on M.A.R.S. > Repairs & Service
Click Here to Login

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-18-2017, 05:16 AM   #1
Wheelhouse
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Aptos
Posts: 333
M.O.C. #11462
switchgear failure

Has anyone had the pleasure of either switchgear switches going out on them? They are the power seperators switches for shore and generator power
I have had that pleasure twice, and I can say, it was not fun replacing the switchgear box.
It is in the belly storage under the stairs of my 3500rl. Ugh.
And yes, I do use a surge protector.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 20171114_092503_Burst01.jpg (245.0 KB, 2 views)
File Type: jpg 20171114_092515_Burst03.jpg (173.4 KB, 2 views)
File Type: jpg 20171114_092531.jpg (214.1 KB, 3 views)
Wheelhouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2017, 11:04 AM   #2
Lenny K
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Vancouver Island
Posts: 787
M.O.C. #14417
I've used my Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) for the past 10 years with no problems. It has moved in between 3 different 5th wheels. Granted I don't have a built in generator but it is in use whenever I use my Honda 2000i or hooked to shore power.
I wonder if the difference is that mine is a 30 amp versus your 50 amp ATS.
__________________
Lenny and Ros
2012 Montana 3400RL,680 Watts Solar,4 x T-105 Trojans,GP-ISW2000-12 Inverter,Trimetric 2020, EMSHW50C,
2009 Chevy Silverado 3500 LTZ Duramax 4x4 CC Dually, Banks Speed Brake

Lenny K is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Montana RV, Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:40 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.