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Old 05-06-2015, 07:46 PM   #21
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I would check with a meter first. There is some wierd color coding on these RV wiring.
I'm sure one is 12v and the other ground though, just which is which?

Oh yah, I would check then recheck what I checked before just to make sure I checked it right.




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I would check with a meter first. There is some wierd color coding on these RV wiring.
I'm sure one is 12v and the other ground though, just which is which?

See if I have this right.

Put my meter on 12 volt DC.
Turn power off.
Snip the white/red wire.
Skin the wires back some.
Separate the wires so they won't touch something.
Turn power back on.
Put the positive lead to the red wire.
Put the negative lead to the white wire.
If it reads 12 volts, I'm in business.
If it shows a -12 volts, the hot is the white wire.
Correct?
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Stick a pins in the wire then use them for the reading.

then use a couple of Pinch Wire connectors.




They are wire sized.
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Old 05-07-2015, 08:09 AM   #25
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Stick a pins in the wire then use them for the reading.

then use a couple of Pinch Wire connectors.




They are wire sized.
This post bears repeating. No need to cut the wires at all. Other than that, your method to determine positive and negative are correct.
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This post bears repeating. No need to cut the wires at all. Other than that, your method to determine positive and negative are correct.
So I can get this contraption at Lowes, HD?

And what size wire would that be?
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So I can get this contraption at Lowes, HD?

And what size wire would that be?
Any Auto Store should have them and will be easier to find that wandering around a big Lowes/HD, but they should have them also.

I would look for an assortment that has the Red and Blue.
Those are the 2 most common sizes.


These wire crimp connectors are color-coded by size:
Red fits American Wire Gauge (AWG) 22-16 wire,
Blue fits 16-14 gauge wire
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Any Auto Store should have them and will be easier to find that looking around a big Lowes.

I would look for an assortment that has the Red and Blue.
Those are the 2 most common sizes.
What is the name of what I'm looking for?

I'm trying to hide the obvious.
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I believe they are normally called Quick Splice connectors.
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What is the name of what I'm looking for?

I'm trying to hide the obvious.
Didn't work.

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