How to Wire your Camper Van Electrical System

A campervan electrical system is a lifeline to van living. With the right setup for your needs, off-grid living can become a reality.

The need to recharge batteries at expensive campsites dwindles, allowing you to take advantage of wild camping with glorious views and still chill a beer or two. 


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1. Make sure you fully understand your electrical schematic, incorporating everything you need with extra capacity for future expansion.

Pre installation

2. Make sure you have access to all the tools and materials you need before you start.

3. Confirm cable and connectors are planned sizes.

4. Check the location of your primary earth point closest to where you’ll fit the battery

This post takes you through every aspect of campervan wiring. Swipe up to learn more!