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Old 10-12-2006, 06:56 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by airstream4
When we bought our 78 Sovereign we plugged into a GMC and checked the lights and turnsignals, all OK. When we arrived home and attempted to back into the drive the brakes locked up! We unplugged and backed in. Upon testing we found that three wires were differant on the Airstream! The backup light, brakes and power to charge trailer battery were interchanged!
We changed the wires at the truck plug so we could plug into a standard vehicle! The 78 has a cord that unplugs at both the trailer and truck, we changed this cord at the truck end!
The RV industry standard was changed from the configuration you had on your trailer, to the one on you tow vehicle. Lights seem to work, but brakes, charge line, and backup lights are in different places.

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Old 08-01-2012, 11:14 PM   #16
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My 1970 globetrotter is doing the same thing... Does anybody know the correct color diagram that comes out of my trailer?

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Old 08-02-2012, 01:30 PM   #17
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My 1970 globetrotter is doing the same thing... Does anybody know the correct color diagram that comes out of my trailer?
This is what yours should have been when built.
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