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Electrical Circuit Wiring for an RV

What gauge wire do I need to run for an outdoor sub panel? How to Install Electrical Wiring that Provides Power to an RV Unit.

Wire Size for an RV
Electrical Question: What gauge wire do I need to run for an outdoor sub panel?

Brad, a Handyman in Florida asks:

Dave in Ohio asks:

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical questions.

Installing an Electrical Circuit for an RV

Application: Install Wiring for an RV.
Skill Level: Advanced – Best installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor or Certified Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and install electrical circuit wiring for an RV.
Precaution: Identify the panel circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with wiring connections.
Notice: Installing additional electrical circuit wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

Wire Size for an Electrical Service

Example for Brad in Florida:

For Dave in Ohio and Similar Questions about Wire Size:

Factors for Sizing the Electrical Service

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Be Careful and Be Safe - Never Work on Energized Circuits!
Consult your Local Building Department about Permits and Inspections for all Electric Wiring Projects.






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