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Old 05-07-2018, 07:42 AM   #1
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Electrical cord

I have a 1994 Holiday Rambler Endeaver 30. In the water drainage compartment there is an electrical cord that I don't know what it is for. Anyone know?
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The photo doesn't show the ends. Is it attached? What type of plug does it have on the end? It looks big enough to be a 30 amp or 50 amp shore cord or extension for your shore cord if it's not attached. The normal RV cords use these plugs for the different sizes.

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Old 05-07-2018, 09:48 AM   #3
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my first assumption would be that it's for a wet bay electric heater that might be needed in freezing temps, with an additional extension cord used to bring the power thru the floor plate, from a separate 15/20a GFCI plug at the RV park's power box.

I do the same. It keeps the high draw from effecting what's going on inside the coach since it's drawing from a different power outlet than the RV...and running a cord from the inside of the RV to the wet bay might be too tricky.
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My guess is it's for heating element that's wrapped around the water and/or drain, or maybe even fresh water tank to keep from freezing.... don't look like factory installed, perhaps added by PO....
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Looks like you were left a gift in the forum of a power cord extension. A heater or heat strip would not need 6ga wire.
Keep us all posted as to what the outcome is please?
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I will go with heat as well. . I have heaters in my wet bay.. around 30 of them, most are 9 watts (C-9 Christmas Tree lights) plus 1 100 watt Rough service lamp

But they make a peal and stick film that takes 120 vac and makes heat as well.. Just more expensive.
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Thanks everyone, I think my question has been answered.
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