1. 24kHotshot

    24kHotshot Heavy Load Member

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    It's my first semi truck so sorry if this is already common knowledge and hopefully its the correct sub for these questions.

    I have a plug on the side of the truck. Truck came with xantrex freedom hf 1000 inverter/charger that I understand is stock from the factory.

    If I run a generator to that plug will that charge the batteries and provide power to the outlet sockets?

    If I upgrade the inverter and get a 3000 watt generator would I be able to plug in an 8,000 btu portable air conditioner? Is that how this would work?

    What are good brands for a 3000 watt inverter/charger?
     
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  3. truckdriver31

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    mite be a block heater plug
     
  4. Malt Ball Cult

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    If it's a shore power plug, there may be a separate duplex outlet that's isolated from the inverter circuit. That's how my last 2021 Cascadia was set up.
     
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    Closest thing I can find online shows block heater by the engine bay and separate shore power inlet on cab.
     
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    So just plug it in and just see which sockets work with inverter off?
     
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    That's what I'd do. You could check without plugging it in, see if you have an outlet without inverter power, that's probably the shore power outlet.
     
  8. truckdriver31

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    that white plug is a 30amp plug
     
  9. mickeyrat

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    should be an owners manual with the truck......
     
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