38131Re: [classicrv] generator surge
- Nov 22, 2012And this drop and return will cause a surge. I will also, for those non inverter gen sets, change the Hz as well.
1995 Ford F-350 Centurion 7.3 power stroke diesel dually (Sam).
1953 Airstream Cruiser Travel trailer (The Runaway Sue)
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On Nov 22, 2012, at 12:25 PM, BMWslim@... wrote:
> I would set at 60 HZ and the voltage will be set. If you don't set HZ any
> motor that is used will be out of sink.
> RPM's should drop when demand is called for but governor should return it
> to the original setting.
> In a message dated 11/22/2012 11:02:26 A.M. Central Standard Time,
> frank.id.crown@... writes:
> My gen set does not surge. If a gen set is in good tune and set
> correctly there is just a very slight change in engine performance. The engines
> that "surge" need some careful checking and setting of the engine. Engines
> that have rpm rise and fall are not set correctly as the fuel air/fuel
> adjustment. A bad air filter will also cause surge or hunting. Overall
> condition of the engine is important also. The surge is not a good thing. It is
> important for the engine to have the initial rpm set high enough to make
> the change to a higher rpm while under load. As I understand the process,
> the engine is set at a rpm until a load is placed upon the engine and the
> sail is moved and the throttle linkage is moved to more fuel. The throttle
> is at idle or advance under load. Checking the voltage is also important
> part of setting a gen set. I usually set the voltage at 125-130 vac. High
> voltage will not harm any equipment, but low voltage makes a rise in
> amperage. My view. F
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