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Old 11-11-2013, 03:26 PM   #1
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Tow Electrical Plug

Electrical plug looks bad to me but, does anyone know if on a 73 Sovereign that the color coding for wiring matches the common standards?

White = Ground
Black = 12 V

etc... shown here Trailer Wiring Diagrams | etrailer.com
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Old 11-11-2013, 04:08 PM   #2
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On 76 sov. Airstream used entire dif. than standard trailer end, as far as I know they didn't start to use standard until later years. The way to tell what each prong is to take 12 volt bat. ground to trailer hot wire from bat to each prong to see what works or ground tow vehicle plug to trailer then wire from tv plug to see which prong matches. I have diagram but is in storage for winter, owners manual will also show correct wiring. If plugs are to corroded take back off trailer plug then terminals are easy to see.
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Old 11-11-2013, 04:09 PM   #3
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Red Left turn/stop Red
Green Tailight/clearance Green
Brown Right turn/stop Brown
Blue Charge line Black
White Ground White
Black Backup lights Yellow
Yellow Brakes Blue

This usually doesn't format well when pasted
first column is airstream colors thru about 1983
second is function
third is industry flat blade plug
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