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Old 06-02-2019, 10:09 AM   #1
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How to insure/certify a new electrical system?

I have a 31' 1973 Sovereign which I've completely gutted down to the outer shell and am just putting in a new electrical system.

It is wired to be 120V/50amp and meets RV code requirements-- how do I get my new electrical system certified or inspected?

Given the age of the trailer, I know need to go with an 'agreed value' for insurance purposes otherwise they will probably value a 50 year old trailer at $0.
Who does these kind of inspections, and what might an insurance company need to see in terms of certification?

Thank you!

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Old 06-02-2019, 01:59 PM   #2
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find a local electrician

see ones that are certified to do inspection in your county/state/area.

when we bought out new As22Fb into canada.

we had to get it inspected. it passed , though he made comments about messy AS factory wiring.
oK for the trailer, but he would have failed it for a house or building.

also, he just lost his 3 light tester. i lent him mine. he showed me how to use the black button ie. it is used to test GFI/Arc fault outlets.

all my GFI passed
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Old 06-23-2019, 11:45 AM   #3
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Thanks! What documentation did the electrician give you when he certified?
It sounds more straightforward than I was expecting, thanks for sharing!
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