Air Conditioning Travel Trailer

Question: On a hot night my husband wants to go out and sleep in our travel trailer which has AC. He uses an adapter to plug into the house electricity. It is not 30 Amps Can this cause a problem?

Robbie: No problem at all. If your husband has been running the AC in the past it should be OK on the same outlet, but if he hasn't tried the outlet yet just be sure it's on a 20 amp breaker and you should be OK if the AC is the only thing he uses. If there is an extension cord going out to the trailer I would say don't even try to run the AC. Low voltage and low amp availability can cause damage to the AC. You can have an outlet wired for 30 amp service to the trailer by a professional electrician and then you'll not have to worry about it.


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