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Old 02-10-2017, 10:34 AM   #11
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Thanks again guys, I did try it with my fridge on gas and still no go. I have unplugged everything in the camper and narrowed it down to one outlet that is on that General circuit and nothing is plugged into it. I am not sure if having a factory converter that is old causes amps/watts to spike. The camper has worked on a 6500 W generator. I find it hard to believe I cannot operate on the 4000. Again thanks all and I will let you know how it turns out.
Since you have narrowed it down to one outlet, it is time to pull that outlet and have a close look at it. Just because there isn't anything plugged into it does not mean that there isn't another branch circuit feeding off of the back of it. Sometimes things such as fans, lights, or even heavy appliances are hard wired into the back of outlets. Since it works on higher wattage generator, something is causing a voltage drop, resulting in higher current drop. As you look at the back of outlet, also check to make sure it is wired with the correct polarity.
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