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Old 07-01-2009, 01:13 PM   #1
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1 running lights hot wire is not getting a current.

I have finished up with all the lights all over the interior and exterior. I Have one red running light up high in the back on the drivers side which won't work. The red hot wire coming out of the trailer is not holding a charge. I am not going to take the interior apart to fix a wire. Does anybody else have a unique way of helping me solve this problem.

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Old 07-01-2009, 01:41 PM   #2
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How about tapping into an adjacent light?
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Old 07-01-2009, 01:42 PM   #3
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I hope I`m thinking of the correct lay out,can you enlarge hole at center line and snake a line over from there? Dave
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Old 07-01-2009, 06:09 PM   #4
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I will check both your possibilities tomorrow. My pneumatic rivet gun bit the dust. I don't want to drill out the rivets of the light until I get a new gun to see what is wrong. Tomorrow I will go after this problem.

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Old 07-02-2009, 12:40 PM   #5
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I pulled the light and checked the wire again and there isn't any current going through it. I used a volt meter which gave me no indication of power. I also pulled pictures off of this forum that had my type trailer with the inner walls pulled out of the bathroom. I could see the wiring for the running lights. The wires seem to run along the top part of the bathroom window and then shoot up to the light. I have no idea how to get the wire out to fix it. I really do not want to run an outside wire and I am not going to take the inner wall out. I guess I will leave it as is.

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Old 07-03-2009, 01:20 PM   #6
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We didn`t mean to run wire on outside,fish it between the walls from the other light.Dave
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Brian, one thing I completely forgot to mention last night when we were talking. The red wire that attaches to the light socket connects to a green wire inside the shell with a crimp connector. You might try to gently pull the red wire and see if you can pull that connector out and test from the green wire end. I have a picture of that wire, but it's not a really good picture. Let me know if you want me post it here.

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