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30 amp shore and generator outlet


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Question.  I never had a extra 30 amp outlet for a generator on any trailer I’ve had.  Are both 30amp receptacles tied into the main panel? Does the 30 amp generator receptacle have a cut off switch.  If they are both connected to the main panel with no cut off switch. When you ran a generator would that back feed to the shore 30amp receptacle making that live. And visa versa. Hope i asked this in the simplest way possible.

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If your trailer is equipped with both receptacles, then there should be a transfer switch wired between them to prevent the scenario you’ve described.

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Steve, Tali and the dogs: Reacher, Lucy and Rocky plus our beloved Storm and Maggie (both waiting at the Rainbow Bridge)

2008 Legacy Elite I - Outlaw Oliver, Hull #026 | 2014 Legacy Elite II - Outlaw Oliver, Hull #050 | 2022 Silverado High Country 3500HD Diesel 4x4 

 

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