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## How many amps does an RV hot water heater use?

Mark J. Polk

120 Volt AC Amp Ratings | |
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Appliance or Electronic Equipment | Estimated Amps |

Electric Blanket | 0.5-1.5 Amps |

Electric Fan | 1 Amp |

Electric Water Heater | 9-13 Amps |

## How many amps does a RV heater draw?

On average, an RV furnace will use between 4 and 14 amps based on the BTU size of the furnace. Typically, small travel trailers and Class B RVs would be between 3 to 4 amps, whereas Class C, A, and fifth-wheel RVs will be between 7 to 13 amps. But a typical RV furnace will draw 8 to 9 amps of power.

## How many amps does a 10 gallon RV water heater use?

The Camco 11773 RV Hot Water Hybrid Heater – 10 Gallon pulls 6 amps.

## How many amps does a 6 gallon RV water heater use?

Appliance Amperage Draw Chart

EQUIPMENT | AMPERAGE DRAWS |
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Water Heater (6-gallon, heating) | 8-13 Amps |

RV Air Conditioner (Start-up) | 16-18 Amps |

RV Air Conditioner (Running) | 13-16 Amps |

Window Air Conditioner | 5-10 Amps |

## Can I use RV AC on 15 amp?

If you use a 15 amp circuit for your AC, you run a higher risk of tripping the breaker. However, whether you use a 15 or 20 amp circuit, it’s not wise to plug any other appliances into the same outlet as your AC unit.

## How many amps does a 12 Volt RV refrigerator use?

12V Load RV Amp Draw Table

Load | Watts | Amps @12V |
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12V Outlet, Socket | 120-130 | 10 |

12V Outlet, USB | 25 | 2.1 |

AC/DC RV Fridge | 50-180 | 4-13.5 |

AC/DC Fridge/Freezer, Portable | 8-30 | 0.7-2.3 |

## Can I run my RV furnace on 15 amp?

It’s safe to run your RV furnace on 15 amps. An RV can be safely powered by either 120 volt A/C current found at home outlets or 240 volts which is typical for RVs, including those with onboard generators.

## How many amps does a RV propane heater use?

Will a RV furnace run on battery? Yes, the furnace will run on batteries. Heat is actually produced from propane, but the blower fan runs on battery. The typical furnace will draw about 8 amps of power.

## How many amps does a 110 hot water heater use?

The standard amperage for an electric water heater is 18.8 Amps with 240Volts, 4500 Watt.

## How many amps does a water heater use?

18.8 amps

What is the Standard Amperage for an Electric Water Heater? Most electric water heaters use 18.8 amps with 240 volts and a 4,500 watt heating element. A gas water heater uses less ampsâ€”about 12 Amps with 115 volts. The average residential container heater has a 40-gallon tank and usually requires a 30-amp breaker.

## What can I run on 15 amps in RV?

If someone has installed a ground fault protection device in the RV, it can be plugged into just about any outlet. Fifteen amps are decent for what would usually be considered small appliances like an electric stove or microwave but not much else.