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Old 04-06-2024, 03:17 PM   #1
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Where are the solar wires hiding?

I removed the "solar...behind this sticker..." a loooong time ago. Well, now I want to find it and see whats going on. The RV says "solar on the side." And i see that plug on the frame outside.
What is behind that sticker? Is it a controller or what? Thanks in advance for your help!!! Happy Eclipse Weekend!!!
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Not sure what you have but on my eagle ht fifthwheel behind the sticker was the wires that went to the roof panel plug and the wires that went down near the batteries.
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Old 04-07-2024, 08:42 AM   #3
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As Shokyle1 stated, it is just the wires for a solar controller.

The "solar on the side" is for plugging a portable solar system into that includes a controller with them.
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Old 04-07-2024, 11:49 AM   #4
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You will need to buy and install a controller if you put in roof mount panels.

As @stinger608 mentioned the solar on the side plug is if you want to mount a portable solar panel.

Also, double check the wires if installing the controller. There are several threads where there were unexpected variations in the wiring.
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I removed the "solar...behind this sticker..." a loooong time ago. Well, now I want to find it and see whats going on. The RV says "solar on the side." And i see that plug on the frame outside.
What is behind that sticker? Is it a controller or what? Thanks in advance for your help!!! Happy Eclipse Weekend!!!
Do you remember where the sticker was?
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Old 04-15-2024, 10:12 AM   #6
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Check this out:

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f...res-96623.html
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I have no idea. That’s my question. I lost the sticker and have no idea where it was.
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Thanks for everyone’s responses. I am still super confused. What was behind the sticker inside the rig? I remove the sticker along time ago. I don’t even know where it is. I have everything to install the solar, including a new controller. I guess I just have no idea where to start. I didn’t want to install a new system if there is already some pre-existing wires that I should be using instead of rewiring the entire thing myself.
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You can also contact the Jayco customer service:

https://www.jayco.com/owners/owners-support/

Ask them for the wiring schematic for the solar and the location on the wall where the solar wires are.

Be sure to include your VIN when communicating with them.
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Something like this is what is behind the sticker. It is a red and black wire nothing else.

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/m...ture10794.html
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Thanks for everyone’s responses. I am still super confused. What was behind the sticker inside the rig? I remove the sticker along time ago. I don’t even know where it is. I have everything to install the solar, including a new controller. I guess I just have no idea where to start. I didn’t want to install a new system if there is already some pre-existing wires that I should be using instead of rewiring the entire thing myself.
What model Jayco do you have?
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What model Jayco do you have?
Yes, that would help a lot for people to figure out where they are.
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