Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-14-2013, 02:13 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: WI
Posts: 248
12V Wire Color Help

Is there any rhyme or reason to the wiring color. I am installing a Maxxfan in a tracer 240 Air. I am removing the standard vent and see three wires traveling through. One is obviously a 110 probably for the AC. The two other wires look to be 12v and are white and white with yellow stripe. I plan to test them but odd colors I thought.
__________________

sugarjohnson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2013, 02:18 PM   #2
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
 
TURBS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 34,484
Quote:
Originally Posted by sugarjohnson View Post
Is there any rhyme or reason to the wiring color. I am installing a Maxxfan in a tracer 240 Air. I am removing the standard vent and see three wires traveling through. One is obviously a 110 probably for the AC. The two other wires look to be 12v and are white and white with yellow stripe. I plan to test them but odd colors I thought.
In previous dealings with white and white/yellow the white/yellow is hot and white is ground.
Your results may vary. DOUBLE CHECK.

There is NO rhyme to reason.

Turbs
__________________

TURBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2013, 01:41 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: WI
Posts: 248
FYI Turbo-You were correct, Y/W is + and W -
sugarjohnson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2013, 01:44 PM   #4
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
 
TURBS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 34,484
Quote:
Originally Posted by sugarjohnson View Post
FYI Turbo-You were correct, Y/W is + and W -
Also if you run into a white and
green/white
Green/white +
White -
TURBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2013, 02:02 PM   #5
Site Team - Lou
 
Herk7769's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: South Eastern PA
Posts: 22,469
When they wired mine all the DC wires were solid green / solid yellow.
I forget which one was hot.

In this photo are DC wires that go to the left slide motor, the right slide motor, and the fresh water tank heater. There are also two 110 VAC circuits and the wires from the fresh water tank sensors.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Horst Probe Install 020.jpg
Views:	64
Size:	59.6 KB
ID:	30659  
__________________
Lou, Laura, & Freya the wonder dog
2008 GMC Sierra 3000HD Crewcab SB Allison Duramax
2019 Flagstaff 8529FLS - Pullrite 3300
HAM CALLSIGN - KC3FFW
Herk7769 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:47 AM.


×