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Old 09-08-2013, 06:09 PM   #1
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2013 vista transfer switch?

I bought a new 13 vista 35b in jan. Have had a few small issues that have been resolved like dinnette delaminating, covered by warranty, leaking water pump that I fixed. Now I think the transfer switch is bad. I will be driving with generator on and 1 or both ac units on, then all electric power shuts off. Generator stays running. Anyone had this happen? Btw. This only happens periodically, not every time I run gen and ac. Thanks in advance.
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Old 09-08-2013, 06:53 PM   #2
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Sounds like a transfer switch issue.
Does the power return after hitting a second bump?
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:00 PM   #3
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No. Has not ever recovered.
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:37 AM   #4
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On our last coach 2011 we had same issue finally stopped working on gen power all together it was the transfer switch. if it was an issue with the gen it would shut off
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:38 AM   #5
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Check for loose wires in the transfer switch.
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Old 09-09-2013, 10:04 AM   #6
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Sounds like the transfer switch. I have a 2011 Vista 35F and the same thing happened about a year after purchase. Had the transfer switch replaced and works like a charm. I run the generator to power the a/c while traveling and every once in a while the gen will stop running for no apparent reason. It restarts with no problem but can't explain why it shuts off. I was told you have to keep a load on the gen when running it or risk damage.
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Old 09-09-2013, 10:47 AM   #7
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I agree with the others in that something is wrong. Ran the genny and both AC units on my 35B from the DC area all the way to Orlando, and then back a week later without so much as a hiccup.
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Old 09-09-2013, 03:31 PM   #8
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I did check connections. They were loose and did see signs of overheating and smelled a burning smell. After tightening still same issue. Thats why I think trans switch is bad. Its going back to dealer for this and some flaking paint around compartment doors...which is another post coming soon. Thanks for input
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Old 09-10-2013, 06:49 AM   #9
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Loose connections, or even low fuel getting to genny. How many hours on genny? whne did you last have it serviced? How's the fuel level? When did this start?
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Old 09-10-2013, 07:10 AM   #10
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The gen only has 40 hours on it. I serviced it at 25. Doesnt seem to be a gen problem because it has never cut off, only electric does.
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