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Same problem I have problems getting the generator to work since we installed the Xantrex RS3000. it takes forever now for the microwave to kick in etc. Not to mention I've popped 5 fuses on the inverter at a hefty price to replace which my installer has informed me is not under warranty? Grrr. The fuses seem to pop only when we use the microwave. That sucks when I have to fire up the generator just to pop something in the microwave for 2 minutes. And now the generator has to run sometimes for 5 minutes or longer before the microwave kicks in. My RV is a 2006 Pace Arrow in mint condition. This kind of sucks.

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First make sure your your installation phasing is correct. You can easily do this by first checking the power at the micro wave socket as explained below with the gen. or land power and then see if you get the same reading to ground connection to connection with the inverter on if it is different swap your input AC from your inverter to your power grid

If that is OK

Check to make sure your microwave socket and or/ the device plug are phased properly to ground. The white wire should have 0 ohm continuity to the device ground. The wall socket should have 110vac between ground and the black(small hot side) wire and 0 vac to the common (big white) side.
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