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Old 10-02-2014, 03:08 PM   #1
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Question First Hookup to Shore Power

Hello. Just having 30 amp outlet installed for shore power for Jay Flight G2 29RLS TT. I think I read that before I plug in for the first time I should cut the main breaker in the trailer, plug in, then turn breaker back to on. Is that what you would advise? Do you do that every time you plug in anew to shore power?
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Old 10-02-2014, 03:13 PM   #2
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That is the proper procedure yes..I don't but...

MAKE SURE THAT NEW LINE IS ONLY 120 VOLTS
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Old 10-02-2014, 03:37 PM   #3
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Yes! I definitely specified 30 amp 120v. Appreciate the caution.
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Old 10-02-2014, 04:11 PM   #4
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I've never done that. And yes, I knew it was/is the "proper" procedure.
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Old 10-02-2014, 04:16 PM   #5
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I've always made sure the main breaker at the outside box is off before I plug in. After secure, then turn on. I've never turned off main breaker in the RV.
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Old 10-02-2014, 04:36 PM   #6
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With the 30A service in the X23B I just shoved it in. Most of the time the breaker seemed to be on in the pedestal. With the 50A in our 5th I find the pedestal breaker off most of the time and I turn the house breaker off as well. Not sure why I changed my procedure but I did.
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Old 10-02-2014, 04:44 PM   #7
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absolutely make sure when it is wired up it is 120 Volts NOT 240 Volts (single breaker not two breakers). If it is connected to 240V you will fry all the electronics in the TT. I have heard many many stories of electricians wiring it up wrong.

I too turn off the breaker at the pedistal, then plug in, then turn it on.
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do you have your surge guard adapter with you?
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Old 10-02-2014, 08:36 PM   #9
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I do use a surge protector on the shore power cord. On my previous TT (R-Vision Trail Lite 230 BH), every time I plugged it in it would blow various circuit breakers (never the same ones each time). With the Jayco WH 27DSRL, we trip the circuit protector, plug it in and reset the circuit protector. I know we should trip the main breakers, but have not had an issue yet.
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In over 45 years of camping, first popup in 1970, first hardside..Shasta..soon after, several more hard sides, then first new motor home in 1981, 82 33 ft Southwind and numerous diesel pushers and fivers thru the years and now I'm trying the Jayco bumper pull....I've never used a surge protector nor have I ever noticed anyone using one.
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