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Old 04-05-2020, 09:04 AM   #1
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solar prep wires

I found the wires for the solar in my front storage bay they are 8 awg red and white I believe I know the two that go to the charge controller from the roof but there are two more wires tied into them as well anyone know what they might be for
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this is on our 2018 north point 387 rdfs
sorry if this was answered before but my search couldn't find it if it was
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Old 04-05-2020, 09:26 AM   #2
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Do you have a solar connection in your confidence center for portable solar panels?
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Old 04-05-2020, 02:25 PM   #3
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I don’t recall seeing the portable connection I believe you are talking about but I’m not sure what a confidence Center is either thank you
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They go to the battery from the controller. 2 red/white +/- from roof. Other 2 red/white +/- go to the battery. The red one to the battery will have a wire nut on it. Above the battery will be a junction post where all the wires feed into/out of the battery. That is where they terminate.
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Auto correct :-(. Convenience center..... where you hook your water/power/cable up to
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Old 04-06-2020, 09:48 AM   #6
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Auto correct :-(. Convenience center..... where you hook your water/power/cable up to
Thank you for you answers I do not have a connection in there
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Old 04-06-2020, 09:51 AM   #7
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Cooper thanks very much for your reply that’s what I thought they might be but wasn’t 100% sure appreciate your clarifying this I will check this out when I get to get back to our trailer
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If your unit was 'prewired for solar' there should be a sticker somewhere inside on the wall saying wires for solar behind this panel. If so, in that wall there will be 2 red, capped, 1 with a + on it. The one with the + is connected to the battery. The other goes to the connection on the roof. The black wire is just looped. You have to cut it and check to see which end goes to the ground side of battery. The other goes to the roof. This is where (although some put the controller as close to the battery as possible) you wire and install the controller. If the unit is prepped for solar, the connection point is on the roof and after installing you panel or panels, it's a simple plug in connection. All in all took me a little less than 2 hours to get it all done.
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Old 04-15-2020, 09:55 AM   #9
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My wires are red and white
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