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Old 06-30-2016, 08:14 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by TG Twinkie View Post
If you tie the two wires from the break away switch together you will get nothing. One wire from the switch is connected to a +12 volt source, usually not or heavily fused. The other wire is connected to the brake wiring somewhere or should be.
A$ used black for positive and white for negative in their 12volt systems. That might be a clue.
LOL! I should have been more clear. I just wanted to take the Breakaway switch out of the equation, +12v source wire to the wire to the brake. 12v may show up in one of the wires??? I'm going to take my time testing and documenting.

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Old 06-30-2016, 08:27 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by rvb View Post
If you do not have a power tongue jack the extra wires could be for that. I can't look at mine at the moment but I remember that the 7 way cable on my '77 Argosy attaches to a fuse box under the front eat and every wire is fused except the trailer brakes.
No, I do not have a power jack. From the diagrams, power for the jack comes from the TV and trailer battery wires. If one of those wires go to the jack...I need to find the other end. I was not able to locate the jack end of the wire. I will look again. It's my mission to figure this out this weekend.

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Old 06-30-2016, 09:30 PM   #17
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It could be one of the house circuits. My 79 has a blue house circuit wire. Can't remember everything it powered but radio, a fan and a few lights came off it.
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Old 07-01-2016, 11:22 PM   #18
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I believe I got it figured out.

1. My breakaway stays open. I need to replace it with a new one.
2. The (2)yellows in the picture. (1)7 pin harness and (1) to the brakes with wire nut connection.
3. Black in question goes to the breakaway switch. Tied now to the (2)yellows.
4. The blue is a mystery wire. Maybe to the power jack but i can not locate other end.

What really helped me out was the thread, Breakaway switch wiring.

TG Twinkie posted in there with his wisdom, detailed voltage readings for the breakaway switch and related wires.

Thanks to all who have replied.

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Old 07-02-2016, 07:09 AM   #19
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Glad I could help.
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