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  1. I used a 10 guage ext cord on my Gen 4500 and the power went off. Used a 14 cord and got full power what is happing?
    This is in a travel trailer. V

    1. A 10-gauge extension cord is thicker and can handle more current than a 14-gauge extension cord, which is thinner.

      When you used the 10-gauge extension cord with your generator, it might not have been able to deliver enough current to power your Gen 4500 properly, causing a voltage drop and a loss of power. This is especially important with higher wattage appliances like generators.

      On the other hand, when you switched to the 14-gauge extension cord, it may not have been as capable of delivering the full power required by your generator but was sufficient for your needs at the time, resulting in better performance.

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