Wiring A 30amp Plug From Garage?

by Phil
(Deer Park, Tx)

Question: I would like to run a 30 amp circuit to put a new plug in my garage so that I can plug in and use all functions of my 2002 Jayco Kiwi 23B. Right now, plugging it into the regular outlet trips the breaker (of course). Is the plug for this model a single or triple phase? I am going to run the wire straight from the breaker box and make this plug solely for this purpose.



Robbie: Very Simple. You will have three wires One Ground (green) One Neutral (White) and One Hot (Black) connected to a 30 amp Breaker. Do not purchase the plug at a Home Depot but go to a RV supply store and purchase the plug in a steel box ready to go. If your not sure how to wire the plug or breaker box call a Pro after you have mounted the box and run the wires. Make sure the wiring you run is large enough to carry the 30amps.

Thanks for the Question Good Luck,
Robbie

Comments for Wiring A 30amp Plug From Garage?

Click here to add your own comments

Mar 27, 2014
3oamp NEW
by: mike

Run a piece of 2 wire with ground #10 size wire romex to a single 30 amp breaker. The black goes on the breaker. white to the neutral bar and same with the green to the ground. If you have an old house you probably don't have a ground. Just hook it up to the neutral bar or to the panel box with a screw. If you won't 2 phase(no three phase in a house) buy 3 wire with ground # 10 size wire. Black and red go to a two pole 30 amp or 50 amp # 8 size wire to a 2 pole breaker, black and red go to breaker white to neutral and so forth, gl Mike

Mar 27, 2014
3oamp NEW
by: mike

Run a piece of 2 wire with ground #10 size wire romex to a single 30 amp breaker. The black goes on the breaker. white to the neutral bar and same with the green to the ground. If you have an old house you probably don't have a ground. Just hook it up to the neutral bar or to the panel box with a screw. If you won't 2 phase(no three phase in a house) buy 3 wire with ground # 10 size wire. Black and red go to a two pole 30 amp or 50 amp # 8 size wire to a 2 pole breaker, black and red go to breaker white to neutral and so forth, gl Mike

May 23, 2015
Good post NEW
by: Miss Layne Mueller

Hi! First of all, thanks for your site! You have really great articles! May I ask to do a favor for me, please?
I would like to advertise my new project costumelook on your site, I really love your content and articles and will pay you the amount you want.
I prefer banner ads, but if you could suggest other ways I will gladly review it, please, answer me!

Thank you!

May 25, 2015
Wiring A 30amp Plug From Garage? NEW
by: Anonymous

tuscan engineered flooring - At Flooring Village we aim to make buying Laminate flooring, Aqua-Step 100% Waterproof laminate, Engineered wood, Solid wood, Rugs and all flooring accessories as smoothly as possible.

May 29, 2015
Good post NEW
by: Fannie DuBuque

I see that you are a professional in this niche, so, may I ask you do a favor for me?
Could you help me place some ads of my halloweencostumesmax on your site?
It will be great if I could suggest some guest posts or banner ads, if it's possible - answer me here, please!
p.s. I will pay for your help good money, I really love your site. Thank you!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to RV Questions and Answers.


Enjoy this page? Please help us pay it forward to others who would find it valuable by Liking, Sharing, Tweeting, Stumbling, and/or Voting below.


Like This Page? Share It!

Share


Have an RV Question?

RV Question Man

Ask A Pro

Browse Visitor Questions


Kind Words From Our Visitors

More visitor testimonials

Robbie Warford, San Diego RV Repair

Hi, I'm Robbie. Welcome to Money-Saving-RV-Repair.com!

Like the name implies, this site is all about helping you save money while keeping your RV in tip-top shape--and that is all about you having the knowledge to do so.

I've been a technician in the RV industry for 30 years, operating out of San Diego, California. And let me tell you, I love my job.

But I also love empowering RVers with the knowledge they need to make the right decision on repairs, or to make the fix themselves--and that, my friend, is the reason for this website. I hope you enjoy.

Or, learn more about me, my RV service practice, & this website here.