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Thanks for everyone's responses. When I went to Saguaro Saturday morning, I noticed the regular trailer lights were off, but the trailer brakes did work as did the trailer brake lights and turn signals. I took the whole rig to Toyota and they hooked it to a new truck and had the same problems as i'm experiencing. One of these toys will pinpoint rather quickly whether it is the trailer or truck. http://ariseoo.com/not-working/trailer-lights-work-but-no-turn-signal.html

Maybe nissan forgot neg strap from the frame to bed. etrailer.com 120,983 views 6:53 Wiring in a Hopkins 46155 tail-light converter on a 01 Tacoma. - Duration: 10:00. Some vehicles do not have amber turn signals but they do in fact have separate stop and turn signal circuits which requires separate bulbs. I don't have a blue wire but I do have brakes on the trailer.

Trailer Lights Don't Work

EDIT/ I will clean my contacts--obviously I will not be able to test voltage on the trailer connection :o jrcarte7807-11-2007, 12:19 PMFirst thing to try is a jumper ground from the Where do I start? To test remove the connector from the switch and connnect an ohm meter to terminal 511 & 374. If by chance things start to work OK, at least your dealer(s) know where to look.

The ground at the rear of the trailer appears solid and tight. NAPA carries one as well. Amperage Draws for Common Trailer Lights Incandescent Light Tail Light Circuit Stop/Turn Circuit LED Light Tail Light Circuit Stop/Turn Circuit ST70RB .5 amps 2.4 amps STL70RB .054 amps .362 amps ST9RB Trailer Lights Troubleshooting 7 Pin Okay, granted I am not that mechanically minded. (However, on my own, I pulled the 283 cubic inch V-8 engine and automatic transmission out of my first Chevy about 100 years

Loading... Trailer Running Lights Not Working Shane Conley 6,426 views 13:12 This Old Trailer: Finding and Fixing Wiring Shorts - etrailer.com - Duration: 5:25. I don't know if its because there is a voltage difference or what. Granted this assumes the trailer wiring is factory trailer wiring.

Now my lights work even without attaching ball hitch. Trailer Lights Wiring Diagram View the table below for amperage draws for some of the most commonly used trailer lights. (Powered Converter Only) If the trailer lights are overloading the harness, it is possible that When your trailer lights aren't working, your trailer is not working, and you are losing valuable time and money. Contact Us Help Email Subscription Weekly Digest Home Top RSS BBM Advertising Bass Boat Magazine is one of the countries top bass fishing forums.

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  • Look at the 5 to 7 closely as well as where the right side of the trailer grounds join.
  • U-Haul has done a decent job for me on setting up hitches/harnesses (although they reversed the left-right wires the last time).
  • Power will go into the box but wont come out.
  • Method 3: Checking Ground Connections On the Towing Vehicle Check the ground area for any paint, corrosion, or buildup.
  • No way is the marker light rigged to the turn signal.
  • This was an aluminum frame snowmobile trailer.

Trailer Running Lights Not Working

Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... Loading... Trailer Lights Don't Work Is the missing housing the problem or do I need to look elsewhere? Trailer Running Lights Not Working But Brake Lights Do Don't know why, it just wont.

Forgot your Password? navigate here Has anyone had the tongue wiring replaced and where? :? Then I started looking a little bit closer at my truck's owner's manual. Thank you in advance for your help. Trailer Brake Lights Not Working

If any function does not have a correct power reading at the 4-Way plug, test the wiring going into the converter box from the vehicle side. Good grief. Part 2. - Duration: 3:03. Check This Out Terms of Use vBulletin v3.8.8, Copyright ©2000-2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Then, use a circuit tester to check for function at the 4-Way plug. Trailer Tail Lights Not Working No! Turned out the fuse had blown on my truck, replaced and it all worked pefectly.

My 98 Mountaineer, the turn signals are a separate bulb.

Are these on some sort of circuit(like Christmas lights) where if one bulb goes out it will cause the others not to work? beeman12-03-2009, 09:09 AMI installed new wiring harness from hoppes with converter on Nissan Frontier. Insufficient ground or short to ground on trailer or vehicle side. Trailer Brake Lights And Turn Signals Not Working Good luck. -Bayou Lone RangerJuly 5th, 2004, 10:20 AMBayou, the serviceability of a Chevy sucks at times.

No, create an account now. Rating is available when the video has been rented. The behavior you describe is similar to problems I've had in trailers where insulation was missing from part of the trailer wiring harness and the conductors were intermittently shorting to the this contact form Saw your reply earlier, checked in fuse box, didnt see it, thought maybe was main running lights fuse, anyway, where is the fuse?

If all functions are present after resetting the unit, this indicates that the trailer may have a short that is causing an overdraw on the system, or that the trailer lights You might be surprised at what's causing the actual problem. It fell apart a few weeks ago. If any is present, thoroughly clean the area until bare metal is visible.