20 Most Recent Generac 100 Amp 120/240-Volt Transfer Switch #RTSN100A3 Questions & Answers

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Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Feb 13, 2018

The AVR is dead. remove the back cover and remove it. it's a rectangular shaped plastic container with cables located at 12'o clock of the alternator. make sure to write down color an position of cables or better yet, take pictures. once you have it outside look for the numbers located on top of the bar code and input those numbers in the part number locator tab of http://www.partstree.com/parts/ and replace it. Regards

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Jul 09, 2014

If it spins and will not engage it needs removing and the bendix gear on the starter is probably worn or damaged

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Nov 17, 2013

This is not a simple question. If you intend to run the full 100A and want to use 2core and earth pvc cable then you need 50mm squared cross section conductors BUT if the cable is long you need to consider the voltage drop and may need a larger cross section cable. If yor want to run armoured cable, you can use 25mm squared conductors,but again you must take length into consideration

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Sep 25, 2012

just 4. I install generac switches and generators

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Mar 13, 2012

Yes. He is not a qualified generac technician or dealer. Sound like you need a control board. I recommend you find a generac authorized dealer to get a Tech out to fix it. I do it everyday at this electrical company.

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on May 09, 2011

No. They are fine. The voltage is 220. But the amperage is nearly nothing because its just for signaling the generator and switch when the powers out. I install, repair, and service generac products for a living.

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on May 09, 2011

This is not a DIY job unless you know what you are doing. But here is a link describing how it is done. I will not be responsible for any accident or damage done from installing it incorrectly. I would advise you to call a qualified electrician. http://members.rennlist.org/warren/install.html

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Oct 02, 2010

What do you mean by "there's no power to the disconnect switch"?
Is it the feeder from the mains or from emergency generator?

If it is the input from mains and you don't have voltage on it, this should make the generator to start, if automatic start is selected and thus give voltage to the other feeder (emergency), the switch goes on and the consumers have power.

If you have power on your mains feeder, you don't need voltage on your "emergency" feeder. Then the consumers should be supplied by your mains contactor.

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Jul 21, 2010

Check the exciting field wires and fuses.

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Jun 04, 2010

Is the transfer switch part of the generator or a separate product?

Do the electronics on the generator properly sense the loss of power from the incoming power line?

I strongly suggest that you have the generator serviced. Under no circumstances do you want to place a back channel feed onto the power lines. It could end up killing a power company worker who believes he/she is working on a dead circuit.


Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Jan 22, 2010

Hello. the generator controller relies upon a voltage drop sensor and a 15 second timer to turn the generator to on. Any one of these three components could be the issue. If you are electronically minded and have a volt meter you could test each component, otherwise you will have to call youe electrician to isolate the problem and correct it. Regards, Joe

Generac 100 Amp... | Answered on Jan 22, 2010

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