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Onan 12.5JC Sorting it Out


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They did mention that and it smells like dirty socks.
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I didn't know it was going to become a Mobile type solution. Gasoline it is then
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Got a few questions! First i got it running and reconfigired for single phase. I have 230 volts across L1 and L2. That makes sense to me. However L0 is the confusing part. Initially i thought the leg that makes L0 got attached to stud in the bottom of the wiring box. Doing that i had 375 across L1 and L2. So i secured L0 and covered it so not touching anything. And the 230 was found across L1 and L2 as stated before. If i go from L1 or L2 each side to the lug i get 127 per side and that makes sense.

So when i connect the unit to my 70amp power panel. L1 and L2 i know where they go. But what to do with L0? Do i connect the neutral ground bar of the panel to the stud in the bottom.of the wiring box. That seems to be neutral? Then that being said is L0 connected anywhere?

My only other idea is L0 another 120 Volt leg?

Im.close i know im close just not sure where the finish line is?
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I used this for assuring i connected the leads in correct manner
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My suggestion is to take a close look at your connections again. "230" from L1-L2 and "127" to ground suggest that your wiring is wrong. Did you happen to check the voltage from L0 to L1, L2 while it was not grounded?
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