***I have a 7300 series Coleman AC on the roof of my 1997 Fleetwood Terry Trailer model 26L. I would like to know the minimum wattage rated generator I could use to run this unit. I need to keep the generator weight down for loading & unloading purposes
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At the compressor connectors you have a live and a neutral phase. The live usually goes to a ptc relay starting mechanism which you can test with a meter. If you can disconnect the relay and check the windings of the compressor from one pin to the other two it will tell you if the compressor is open circuit. It is more often than not an overload fault.
You'll probably find that the actual owners manual for the trailer is just a generic one, that covers many trailers in the fleetwood line-up. I'm guessing your worried about the AC, microwave, water heater & fridge. Get make & model numbers off them & I'll see what I can come up with. As far as items in the trailer other than that or questions, feel free to get back to me with any, and I should be able to explain most if not all. I'll also keep my eyes open at work (RV dealership) for a manual of your year.
(1)Check compressor contactor or relay if it stock in the close position
(2)Check for welded contact points
(3)Check switch control for defect
(4) Check if compressor contactor still geting power when it is off