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Old 09-14-2016, 02:02 PM   #11
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Every one I've ever owned is white to negative [ground] and red to positive.

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Old 09-14-2016, 07:14 PM   #12
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The fastest way is what DDC said, the positive post on your battery is always a bit bigger in diameter than the negative post.

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Old 09-14-2016, 09:50 PM   #13
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Mine is the same, Red positive, white negative.
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Old 09-15-2016, 05:36 AM   #14
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Thanks. So having a red and white wire is not shotty wiring just another way for a certain manufactures. I will crawl under and follow wires to thier source before I reconnect battery. Wish I looked when disconnecting but it was getting dark and just pulled them quick didn't even notice. I will then tag them so there is no confusion
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Old 09-17-2016, 06:49 PM   #15
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Making an assumption is not helpful. I have found different color schemes in my MH. I suggest (1) using a multimeter or tracing back wires if possible as previously stated and (2) if you don't know for certain, don't respond.
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Old 09-17-2016, 07:13 PM   #16
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I would never trust the wiring color scheme to be standard on an RV. I have seen too many that were completely counterintuitive . I would always trace the assumed ground wire to the frame connection. It is usually not far away.

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Old 09-29-2016, 08:12 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by flybob View Post
if you use this method, make sure you are not connected to shore power ( converter on) as measuring resistance on between the "+" side and ground could damage or destroy the meter.
battery must be disconnected as well!!!!!!
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Old 09-30-2016, 08:58 AM   #18
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I have never seen red being anything else but positive regardless of voltage or application.

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