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Old 06-01-2019, 08:40 AM   #1
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2019 Coachmen's Apex 265rbss wiring diagram

Can anyone tell me how i can find and/or get a wiring diagram for my new travel trailer??
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Old 06-01-2019, 10:31 AM   #2
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You are looking for something that in Non-existent in the RV industry except for maybe the very high end coaches. You will have better luck asking owners of the same type of rig where the wires are routed etc.
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Are you having a problem, or just would like to have it for future reference?
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Old 06-02-2019, 02:53 PM   #4
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Yeah... Just would be nice to have since this is my first trailer and don't know a lot about electrical.
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Old 06-03-2019, 11:56 PM   #5
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Best place for help is a forum like this one. RV wiring diagrams are non-existant and it appears the factory may not always wire 2 the same way (locations and color of wires used seems to vary). But I think that is getting better than it used to be.

Get a decent digital volt/ohm meter and learn how to use it. Does not need to be a $500 Fluke meter (but if you have one they are awesome), and a $25 model is just fine. It also helps to have an inexpensive clamp on amp meter that can read DC amps (for testing the brake magnets). A 12v test light is also good to have.

Also a good set of wire crimping tools, wire stripper and a collection of butt connectors to fit 10, 12, 14, and 16 gauge wire. I like the type with the adhesive lined heat shrink built in - and get them from a good marine dealer and not Amazon or eBay or Harbor Freight (cheap china made). Genuinedealz.com is a good source for the crimp connectors.

A collection of replacement fuses for every amperage in your fuse panel (and don't forget the electric tongue jack up front). Also figure out where your DC breakers are. Depending on what trailer you have, most of them are at the front of the trailer just behind the tongue (on the front lower frame next to the junction box where the 7-way trailer plug comes in). Some of those have to be manually reset by pushing a little button on the side of the DC breaker, others are self-resetting.

Oh, get a #2 square head screw driver or a bit of that type that will fit an interchangable screwdriver you have. There are a lot of #2 square screws all over the trailer. Not electrical, but you will need one. Also a inexpensive cordless drill like a Ryobi coupled with one of the stabilizer jack adapters makes it super easy to lower and raise the stabalizers (if you don't have power units). Plus a drill is always handy to have.

And get a tire tool that will fit your trailer lug nuts. For some reason trailers never come with tire tools. Mine has 3/4" nuts (which is also the size of my stabilizer jack nut). And a length of pipe to use on the tire tool for extra leverage can sometimes be needed to break loose a stubborn nut. RV shops often use impact guns and over tighten them. If your lug nuts are the ones with the metal caps on them, toss them and replace with solid metal ones. you will thank me for that one later (the first time you spin a cap off).

Read posts here to learn, and Youtube is your friend....
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