What is this port for on the side?

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  1. Kasey Redrum

    Kasey Redrum Member

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    I am confused, it appears that the port on the left is for the 30a plug, I can pull it out several feet, and push it back in. Now the port on the right? I can also see the cable back there as well (from the left port). What in the heck is the port on the right supposed to be for?? Is there something that should be going in or out of this empty port??? side hose - 1.jpg
     
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    tombiasi Well-Known Member

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    The AC power cord is usually available from the port on the right. Don’t know what the one on the left is for.
    The black tag indicating it’s for AC is centered between the ports.
     
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    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    If you look at the screws. The screws on the left are square drive. The factory uses this type. The other one has phillip head screws, different. I am guessing it was added so that something else could also be stored with the power cord. Maybe water hose?
     
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    So you think someone added in that port? Hiummm, maybe I should remove it and see if there is a treasure back there?? will keep you posted/
     
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    Are you related to Lt. Columbo?
     
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    The left is your 30amp connection . The right should have a smaller chord that connects to a plug on the side of your roof to power the A/C
     
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    tfischer A bad day camping beats a good day at the office

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    Do you have an indoor/outdoor stove that goes in that general vicinity? Our Palomino Pony has a similar port where the gas line can be threaded though for "outdoor" mode. Ours is on the opposite side from the AC plug though.
     
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    Ok so I removed the screws on the left side, and they are actually factory square drive screws. So not an add on. I couldnt remove the port as it was adhered to it with sealant. I did pull out the 30Amp cable, about 20 feet worth. Used a flashilight and nothing special inside there. So a bit perplexed over what the point pf a 2nd access point to the same cable is for. hummm.... I do not have Air Cond., but maybe there was an option for it, and this would be the space for it?? I am thinking about sealing it up with spray foam.
     
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    Tfischer suggested a propane hose. I am inclined to agree with that.
     
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    This is on the driver side.....propane hose should be on the passenger side
     
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    Why? My propane is on the street (driver) side.
     
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    Dont fill it up, just keep the lid closed.
     
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    I've never seen a propane connection on the driver side for a grill or stove. You would have to walk all the way around the camper to cook something
     
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    Mine is a 1998, perhaps someone wanted one there.
     
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    All (most?) of the Rockwoods from that era have the double ports, if I remember from my shopping right. I don't know what it's for though. What is on the INSIDE? There are no secrets when you pop it up!


    ETA, I'm pretty sure it's for the AC, like mentioned above. You can use it for solar. It's a nice hole!

    ETA more, air conditioning that is, not the other AC
     
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    The propane is on the other side.
     
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    I googled your pup and there was one on RV trader and it also has the side by side porta
     
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    Air conditioning is A/C. Alternating Current is AC.
     
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    tfischer A bad day camping beats a good day at the office

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    Why would the A/C wire run on the outside? I've never seen that (not that I've seen that many models lol)
     
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    My last 2 pups did. Only guess is it's easier to have the customer pull out the plug and wire than to figure out how to have.a heavier gauge chord snake up through the canvas. 15740924239585546961160222597414.jpg
     

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