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Old 06-09-2018, 04:15 PM   #1
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Hello friends, I'm new to the Forum. Just full disclosure I am not an electrician, just a handy homeowner who just installed a 16kw Generac generator with a whole house 200 amp transfer switch. It's their brand new model. For some reason when I turn the generator on in auto mode, it believes the utility power is out and begins to run. Everything else works fine. I've checked the controller connections time and time and again. All the connections are solid. Any ideas? The controller wires are wires of a different gauge in other words I couldn't find the same gauge in all the different colors at my local Home Depot so I used different gauge wire. Could that be screwing up the sensor that senses when the utility power is off?
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