Archive for April 2013

Generator Ground-Neutral Bonding

Apr 8th, 2013 | By
Generator Ground-Neutral Bonding

I have a 2011 Fleetwood 40-footer. I am trying to get my Honda EU3000 generator to power up the motorhome for a few items. My display after plugging in will show NO LOAD. This generator will power anything else I try such as a 30-foot trailer with one air conditioner, compressor, etc. I also have a Coleman 5000 and that will power up the motorhome. I have called Honda and they where no help.



Mis-wiring a 120-volt RV outlet with 240-volts

Apr 1st, 2013 | By
Mis-wiring a 120-volt RV outlet with 240-volts

I’ve been answering a lot of forum questions lately from RV owners who paid an electrician to install a 30-amp/120-volt RV outlet for powering their RV in the driveway. But the electrician somehow gets the wiring wrong and connects 240-volts to their 30-amp outlet rather than 120-volts. Of course, plugging your 120-volt RV into a mis-wired 240-volt outlet will destroy just about every electrical appliance in seconds….