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Old 11-07-2016, 09:51 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by Vermilye View Post
The problem with connecting a Honda generator to the trailer through the power cord when you have the Progressive EMS is the Honda generator does not tie the neutral to ground (bond). Since the EMS looks for that bond & assumes there is an open ground when it doesn't find it, it sends an error code & shuts down.
FWIW Honda's "industrial" version of the EU2000i generator is the EB2000i which has the bonding. Someone who doesn't want to mess around with the EMS bypass or the rewiring of the plug may be interested in this as a solution.

Honda EB2000I Model Info| Portable Industrial 2000 Watt Generator | Honda Generators
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