Question about Generac Guardian 200 Amp Transfer Switch with Service Disconnect NEMA 3R

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I bought a Generac 17kw with automatic transfer switch. I would like to use a 200 Amp manual throw transfer switch. The generator came with a pre wired sealtite pig tale and junction box. Inside the junction box are 3 #6 wires for L1, L2, and natural, plus a 3 wire pin connector and a 2 wire pin connector. How do I wire one of these pin connectors to start the generator motor when the utility power goes out and turn the generator motor off when the utility power comes back on?? Thanks, -Steve

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If you are using a Manual transfer switch, then you should manually operate the system. Why don't you use the switch it came with? Why would you use a 200a manual transfer switch on a 17kw generator? The idea is to move your critical circuits into the transfer switch panel. Then it would operate in auto.

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