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Old 10-25-2011, 05:05 PM   #1
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Vman's coach plug

I have now just noticed that this is not the original plug. Is it possable to go back to original plug on end? Then if I can what exstensuin should be used to plug in house?http://

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Old 10-25-2011, 05:24 PM   #2
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Could it be that a 30A end was removed and replaced with this 20A one? That would explain the severe burning. What a fire hazard! I assume your question is if you can put a 30A end on this cable. Yes, you can. You have to make sure the wire guage is correct for the amperage. My advice: Trash this one and go buy a proper power lead for youe application.

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I would check the main breaker in the coach. If it's not a 30A breaker then there is no point putting a 30 amp connector on the cord.
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Old 10-25-2011, 05:37 PM   #4
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I would replace the connector with the appropriate 30 amp connector and check the main breaker and make certain it is no larger then 30 amp.
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:06 PM   #5
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Standard 30 amp RV service plug end looks like this:

Replacement Cable assembly looks like:

If need be, you can buy a 30ft extension cable from Walmart then cut off the female end and wire it in (Walmart.com: Road Power 30-Amp RV Extension Cord, 30': Computers). If your rig has a detachable cable then you don't have to modify it.
If you have the standard cable with just an incorrect plug then you can just buy the plug end at Lowes:

You then can purchase a 30 amp to 15 amp adaptor simular to this:

Even Walmart carries a few different styles of 30 to 15 amp adaptors in their RV display in Automotive section (Walmart.com: Road Power 30/15-Amp RV Power Adapter Cord: Computers)

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Yes it is a 30 amp service in the coach. I have only pluged it in a few times and just now noticed the burning on the end. Thank you all for your advice as I will replace the end asap

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