2002-2008 Four Winns Vista 378 Boat Owners Manual

Icemaker - The ICEMAKER breaker must be ON to sup-  inlet. DO NOT activate the shore power breaker switch
ply 120 VAC power to the icemaker.  The icemaker is      on the mainAC panel when the Reverse Polarity light is
standard on the 378 Vista™.
Receptacles-TheOUTLETcircuitbreakers   supplypower
to the corresponding receptacles in the AC system.
ALWAYS check  the reverse  polarity indicator
light in  the AC distribution  panel immediately
ing on theAC SHORE POWER circuit breaker.
If the light is on, a problem with a reversed elec-
trical connection exists.  Disconnect the shore
power cord immediately. Notify the marina and
circuit consist of two of MAIN circuit breakers which
allow power to flow to the air conditioner. Both breakers
must be in the ON position for air conditioner operation
when using dockside power. Dual Dockside is installed
on the 378 which allows independent power to be sup-
plied to the air  conditioner.  Refer to Section  L-4 - Air
Conditioning in this manual for more information.
Under proper operating conditions, the reverse polarity
indicator light will not be on. Agreen light is provided for
the shore power and will be ON when dockside power is
Most receptacle circuits are capable of handling 15 am-
peres.  Refer to Table I  for a list of equipment and the
For 220 volt, 50 Hertz models, divide all of  the current
ratings below by 2.  Usually,  the power requirement is
specified on  the electrical  item.   This is  only an  ap-
proximation of the electric current usage normally experi-
Some marina shore power systems may be im-
tion H-9 - Stray Current Corrosion). Before us-
ing any 120 volt equipment, make sure the re-
verse polarity light does not activate when con-
necting the cord to the inlet.
Table  I:   Electrical  Equipment
Air Conditioners
Battery  Chargers
Blankets (Electric)
Coffee Makers
Electrical Drills
See motor load plate
D.   Ground Fault Current Interrupters (GFCI)
Up to  800 watts (7.3 amps)
50 to  200 watts (2  amps)
550 to  700 watts (6.3  amps)
See motor load plate
The ground fault current interrupter (GFCI) is a device
which protects against hazardous electrical shock from
improper ground. An appliance electrical cord with worn
insulation or damp equipment  may have stray current
which will run through electrical grounds. Stray current
as above will result in an electrical shock.
25 to  75 watts (0.7  amps)
1350 watts  (12.3 amps)
1500 watts  (13.7 amps)
Wattage as marked
Fry Pan
One GFCI receptacle will protect all of the receptacles on
the circuit. AGFCI may be used as a receptacle as well
as an interrupter.
1500 watts  (10.5 amps)
See motor load plate
Vacuum Cleaners
To test:
C.   Reverse Polarity Indicator
pop out from the inner surface. The receptacle and the
Impropergroundsorreversedpolarityatshorepowerare          circuit are now off.
a source of serious electrical hazard. The reverse polar-
ity light will  indicate if a problem  exists at the 120 AC      Push the reset button in until it clicks to reset it. If it does
electrical system shore connection
not reset, there is either a short in the circuit or the equip-
ment being used,  or a ground  fault in the  equipment.
If a problem exists, the reverse polarity indicator light will  Unplug all appliances and reset the GFCI. One at a time,
come on when the shore power cable is attached to the   plug the equipment back in and turn it on. The item that
Vista™ Owner’s  Manual
Section H
Product Specification
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shaun on Jul 07, 2014. s

great very informative. should not have to fill this out for a manule though

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