Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 21 to 24 of 24

Thread: trailer lights

  1. Back To Top    #21
    Silver Member

    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Posts
    83
    NDA Points
    2,054
    NDA Level
    18
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 89
    Given: 35
    The concept of how trailer lights (DC) work is really simple once you understand it. First, check every ground connection at every light.
    Then, get a test light, and start and the vehicle plug and then just after the trailer plug and keeping working back until you find the issue. And when in doubt, if the trailer is old, pull all the old wiring and start with new, often saves tons of time vs chasing gremlins on old cracked wiring on a rusty trailer.

    0 Not allowed!

  2. Back To Top    #22
    Ultimate VIP Member
    johnr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    Dickinson
    Posts
    6,920
    NDA Points
    93,228
    NDA Level
    100
    Report Entries
    1
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,102
    Given: 6,843
    Classifieds
    1
    I have a galvanized trailer, no rust, never had it never will

    0 Not allowed!

  3. Back To Top    #23
    Silver Member

    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Posts
    83
    NDA Points
    2,054
    NDA Level
    18
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 89
    Given: 35
    Quote Originally Posted by johnr View Post
    I have a galvanized trailer, no rust, never had it never will
    Nope. But you will have corrosion where contacted with non galvanized metals and in time that will mess with lights just as bad.

    0 Not allowed!

  4. Back To Top    #24
    Ultimate VIP Member
    JayKay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    Southeast Bismarck
    Posts
    1,986
    NDA Points
    120,877
    NDA Level
    100
    Report Entries
    7
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,613
    Given: 5,117
    Quote Originally Posted by johnr View Post
    I have a galvanized trailer, no rust, never had it never will
    dblkluk is right. Dis-similar metals will corrode. The hardware may not be galvanized. Could be s/s, which is BETTER, but same troubles apply.

    0 Not allowed!

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


About Nodak Angler

    NodakAngler is a community of outdoors enthusiasts. Our primary focus is to provide a great place for North Dakota sportsmen to gather, discuss, and participate. All are welcome.

Business & Contact

Follow us on

Facebook Instagram Twitter