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Old 04-27-2017, 08:29 PM   #1
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Are All 50amp FW's Prewired For 2nd A/C?

Today I was looking at a new 2017 HG 368RLBHK. The salesperson wasn't very informed on various aspects of this model, so I thought I'd ask the pros on this board.
I was told by another dealer that if you get this unit with 50amp wiring, it automatically comes pre-wired for the second A/C unit. However, the salesperson today (the one possibly not so knowledgable) said that since there is no fan above the bed, and no "little white box" in the vent housing, there are no wires for a second A/C.
Anyone know how accurate that is? I was always under the assumption that if its not prewired, you can't put one in. For the life of me, I can't fathom a dealer would bring in a 50amp, 42' FW that you cannot add a second A/C.
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Old 04-27-2017, 09:09 PM   #2
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368RLBHK are braced and wired for second a/c. Tell dealer you would like to see dealer invoice which will tell you. Mine came with 2nd a/c that is ducted with living room a/c. I think they had issues cooling the 42 footer.
Funny thing is the tstat for the bedroom is in living area next to the other tstat.
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I would only assume since it is wired for washer/dryer hence the 50amp service. I would also assume these RVs would almost require 2 a/cs in any environment.
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Old 04-27-2017, 09:23 PM   #4
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It is not necessarily pre-wired for a second AC. All 50A RVs are not. But if not a second AC can be added just more work.
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Old 04-27-2017, 09:32 PM   #5
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It is not necessarily pre-wired for a second AC. All 50A RVs are not. But if not a second AC can be added just more work.


I agree.

If you like the camper, and don't have a runner-up that you would be happy with, don't let the 2nd ac (or lack thereof) stop you from getting it. Any competent tech can install an ac.

I recently installed a 3rd ac where no provision existed (no hole, no frame, no wiring). It isn't that hard.

As long as it has 50 amp service, you can add lots of stuff!
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Old 04-27-2017, 09:39 PM   #6
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As long as you are selective on what you use and when...
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What question are you responding to?
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Old 04-27-2017, 09:52 PM   #8
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Old 04-27-2017, 09:55 PM   #9
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Are All 50amp FW's Prewired For 2nd A/C?

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325BH is me and I had no question. Not sure what your statement is about.

The OP was asking if a 50 amp rig he may buy has provisions for a 2nd ac.

You don't have to be selective on what you run on a 50 amp rig.
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325BH is me and I had no question. Not sure what your statement is about.

The OP was asking if a 50 amp rig he may buy has provisions for a 2nd ac.

You don't have to be selective on what you run on a 50 amp rig.
Ok you said you can add "lots of things" if you have 50 amp. You say you added 3rd ac. Not knowing what BTU's, you are pushing the limit running AC's and anything else at same time without tripping breaker
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