Go Back   Thor Forums > Thor Tech Forums > Maintenance and Repair
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 08-03-2019, 04:03 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
State: Maryland
Posts: 4
THOR #16217
2006 Tuscany 4076 ATS Location

Hi Everyone. I am hoping someone knows and can share the location of the Automatic Transfer Switch on my (late) 2006 Damon Tuscany.

Thank you!
__________________

__________________
ChrisMiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2019, 05:19 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
TurnerFam's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Palazzo 33.3 34'bunkhouse
State: Alabama
Posts: 1,758
THOR #4735
'generally' it will be either where the shore power cord enters the coach, maybe in the outside service bay, OR it will be inside the coach, maybe under the bed/frame, or possibly in a service cabinet. It is simply a 'box' that both the Shore and Gen outputs come into, on one side, and the output to the Main Panel on the other.

Do you have an issue that you might think is the ATS?
__________________

__________________
the Turners
'14 Palazzo 33.3 bunkhouse 34' diesel
KingTailgater2 Dish HD, 100w/5a SOLAR, BlueOx
100,000+mi since '14 - US, Alaska, Canada.... was WC Georgia, then W NorthCarolina, now Lacey's Spring, AL : )
TurnerFam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2019, 06:54 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
State: Maryland
Posts: 4
THOR #16217
Quote:
Originally Posted by TurnerFam View Post

Do you have an issue that you might think is the ATS?
Thank you! Yes, I generally leave my rig plugged in... and I went out to check on it yesterday. No power, bats all dead, fridge was a science experiment...

I confirmed SP on the coach side with a DVM, and no breakers are blown... so I suspect the ATS.

I can't start the generator or get the slides out until I can finish manually charging the batteries. I have opened about every spot I can think of, but I can't find the ATS... When I finally get the slides out - I am hoping for more places to check.
__________________
ChrisMiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2019, 09:34 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
State: Maryland
Posts: 4
THOR #16217
I found that on one leg of the main circuit breaker I have 120V, and the other (oddly and precisely) 18VAC.

So I am guessing one leg of the transfer switch has a bad contact, etc.

I am thinking of switching the two HOT lines on the main breaker so that the energized side will run my converter, and get my slides out. Can anyone think of a reason you can't switch them around?
__________________
ChrisMiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2019, 09:56 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
TurnerFam's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Palazzo 33.3 34'bunkhouse
State: Alabama
Posts: 1,758
THOR #4735
that's a fine idea, as the 'order' of the two hot legs is not important and doesn't have any impact on the ATS, it's simply two hot legs.

but, also check to make sure your home's OUTLET, or the rv park's OUTLET, AND the double-pole 50amp BREAKER has power to both legs, as that might be a simpler 'exchange' of wires versus the ATS.
__________________
the Turners
'14 Palazzo 33.3 bunkhouse 34' diesel
KingTailgater2 Dish HD, 100w/5a SOLAR, BlueOx
100,000+mi since '14 - US, Alaska, Canada.... was WC Georgia, then W NorthCarolina, now Lacey's Spring, AL : )
TurnerFam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2019, 12:52 AM   #6
Junior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
State: Maryland
Posts: 4
THOR #16217
I finally found the ATS. For anyone that might read this in the future - it is located over the fresh water tank behind a screwed on plastic panel.

I guess I am lucky the entire rig didn't burn up.

This is what is left of the iota its-50r. The top lid was burned completely through. The replacement arrives tomorrow.

Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1865.jpg
Views:	20
Size:	159.5 KB
ID:	19437

Thank you for your help!
__________________
ChrisMiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2019, 12:46 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: 2013 ACE 30.1
State: Alberta
Posts: 778
THOR #2631
I am not sure if your Iota ATS is affected, but in 2012 it seems there was a recall on them per attached link. Might be worth checking into it as they may replace your unit for free or minimal cost. Worth a try. Glad that your unit did not burn up your coach.


https://community.fmca.com/topic/378...itch-iota-50r/
__________________
javelin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2019, 01:32 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Brand: Keystone
Model: Sprinter
State: Florida
Posts: 140
THOR #15553
You will have to cut back and splice all the burned wires.
__________________

__________________
2011 Keystone Sprinter 323BHS. Retired Master Electrician. All Motor Homes are RV's. All RV's are not Motor Homes.
cavie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thor Industries or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.




All times are GMT. The time now is 01:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2