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Method 1 Method 3 Method 4 Method 5 One or more functions stays turned on, even when the vehicle ignition is off. (Hard Wire Only) Incorrect connection to vehicle wire. I'd do it myself. Register FAQ Community Calendar Today's Posts Search Used CarsVendor Directory 1997 - 2003 F150 1997-2003 F150, 1997-1999 F250LD, 7700 & 2004 F150 Heritage Community Links Social Groups Pictures & Albums Members Trailer Towing Other; Brakes, Electrical, Hitches, Weight Distribution & CDL Discussion Small Chassis Trucks Crossovers 2011 & Newer Explorer Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer

Trailer Running Lights Not Working

California ChapterColorado ChapterHawaii ChapterIdaho ChapterMontana ChapterNevada ChapterOregon ChapterUtah ChapterWyoming ChapterWashington ChapterCanadian National ChapterAlberta ChapterBritish ColumbiaManitoba / Saskatchewan ChapterNova ScotiaOntario ChapterTestTesting..... If the trailer tongue folds, place the ground connection on the main body of the trailer frame, behind the tongue hinge. Add Thread to del.icio.us Bookmark in Technorati Tweet this thread Log in or Sign up Ford Explorer and Ford Ranger Forums - Serious Explorations Forums > Generation Specific Forums > 1995

  1. Unfortunately I have not been able to find a fuse diagram for my specific truck, there seems to be a couple of version floating around the internet but they don't match
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  3. If that is blown then you may have a problem with your trailer.
  4. There's about a dozen things that could be wrong, all of which involve chasing down open points in the circuit. -98 Explorer Sport, 4.0 SOHC, K&N drop-in, LEMON in progress!
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  6. And while others will argue the use of a testlight on some circuits, use a multimeter instead, it is much safer and can also tell you how much voltage you have
  7. Mikel2You, March 22, 2010 #15 lugnuts55 Member Joined: February 20, 2010 Messages: 56 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 City, State: Milwaukee, WI Year and Model: '96 Eddie Bauer "I have
  8. Missing tow package/trailer wiring fuse(s) or relay(s).
  9. If you are still having issues please message me.
  10. Seems the computer in the ranger/BT50 cant recognise the lower volt drop over the LED and shuts the current off.

You can read about them here.X LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Click hereto visit theGrey Nomadswebsite Members Login Username Password Login Remember Me New Member Lost Account Click here for the Grey Nomads website -> The Grey Nomads Forum -> Techies' Corner -> No brake lights on rear of caravan Subscribe Jump To:--- Introduction and read forum rules Thanks again, Vince. __________________ Page 1 of 1 sorted by Oldest FirstNewest First Quick Reply Please log in to post quick replies. Trailer Tail Lights Not Working Now, I've just discovered an interesting discrepency...

I checked fuses and didn't find any bad ones I cleaned the connections and checked the trailer with a different truck and the trailer lights work fine! Trailer Lights Don't Work rolloman View Public Profile View Gallery Find all posts by rolloman #6 03-31-2012, 08:19 PM steve(ill) Post Fiend Join Date: Jul 2005 Posts: 8,192 fuses for trailer lights If you suspect a bad ground, use a jumper cable from the truck frame to the trailer frame, see if that makes a difference. I would gather then since the fuse is good and the realy is working that I have a wiring problem.

What could it be ? 2004: Trailer running lights - fuse #2 under the PS kick panel fed from #31 in the same box Right turn/brake - fuse 38 in the Trailer Brake Lights And Turn Signals Not Working so what am I missing??? This weekend the trailer lights were working just fine when I hooked up the trailer, but sometime between when I hooked it up, and when I got out of the parkinging Insufficient ground or short to ground on trailer or vehicle side.

Trailer Lights Don't Work

That is the one that protects the trailer running lamp circuit. It's that same circuit which triggers the relay for the trailer parking lights, but it's not the same circuit that feeds power to the circuit. Trailer Running Lights Not Working All are working well. Trailer Running Lights Not Working But Brake Lights Do The four wires should do the following: rt turn lt turn brake - splits into 2 wires running/park/license lights Use a test light to see which post has power when you

Richard x2 i ran across someone having similar issues and a ford tech had a test light out in the parking lot at the dealer..:dunno: who would have thought????? navigate here Have a helper sit in the front of the vehicle to engage the functions while you test. (Powered Converter Only) Before testing the harness for function, remove the fuse on the Standard wire colors are listed, but check connections by function if colors vary. Vince HI IF the wiring is correctly connected then  ,even with small cables & voltage drop you should see some glow.THIS Quote "the auto electrician took out a globe from each side and Trailer Brake Lights Not Working

A trim fastener removal tool can reduce the time needed to access your tail light wiring, particularly in SUV and minivan applications, but a flat-head (slotted) screwdriver will often work just The good news is that a replacement trailer harness isn't expensive or difficult to find. -Joe -98 Explorer Sport, 4.0 SOHC, K&N drop-in, LEMON in progress! -'00 F-150, mucho mods I'm not sure I agree with the solder/shrink wrap. Check This Out I swapped this realy with another of of the same part number (there are several next to each other in that box) and I still do not have any running lights.

lotsa luckJuly 5th, 2004, 02:44 PMThere is a shrink wrap sold in many electronic stores that has the inside coated with a hot glue also. Trailer Running Lights Work But No Brake Lights martin123, April 25, 2009 #12 PhilipIce New Member Joined: April 25, 2009 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 City, State: wichita, kansas Year and Model: 2002 Ford Explorer Help Gary Tarpon Springs, FL Shop By Vehicle Car Wagon SUV/Jeep Minivan Truck RV/Camper Shop Popular Brands Order Information Order Tracking Shipping Information Lowest Price Pledge Privacy Policy Your Account Login Customer

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You replied while I was typing... martin123, April 25, 2009 #14 Mikel2You New Member Joined: April 8, 2006 Messages: 7 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 City, State: Omaha, Ne Year and Model: 02 XLT 2002 Explorer Any experience with marker lights not working on trailer when hooked on your ranger? Trailer Lights Troubleshooting 7 Pin GuestJuly 4th, 2004, 06:02 PMAlso, check your trailering fuse box in your truck.

The brake lights are also working fine now that I got the turn signals to work. The time now is 07:53 PM. -- FTE_updated -- Next Gen Guidelines - Contact Us - Ford-Trucks.com - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service Harness has been overloaded.(Powered Converter Only) Trailer has LED lights which can be powered by the low-level residual voltage present at the 4-Way plug. http://ariseoo.com/not-working/trailer-lights-work-but-no-turn-signal.html Someone else hooked to the trailer and the lights are fine.

Good Job. Consult our T-One Fit Guide for more information. However, the section on general power distribution for the truck clearly shows the trailer adapter as being fed from Fuse #7 (a 20A MAXI), contradicting the trailer towing section.