Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-09-2003, 04:59 AM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 76
Images: 4
How do I test trailer exterior lights?

I had my globe trotter trucked in so, my tow vechile does not yet have the wiring and I want to test all of the exterioir lights to see if there are any problems while I have access to the wiring-

The old style harness plug is still attached to the trailer and I do have the diagram.

Can someone tell me what I can do to test the lights? I am sure it is just a matter of putting a battery + the appropriate color wire on the harness? Would the battery ground go to the harness as well or to the frame of the trailer?

Finally, must I have the trailer battery connected in the back to complete the circuit while doing this? OR, an easier way?

Thanks very much for the help!

Bryan
__________________

__________________
Bryanhu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2003, 05:15 AM   #2
3 Rivet Member
 
71tradewind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 172
Images: 4
Greetings Bryan ! Here is a diagram of the seven pin connector on your A/S, looks like you wanna take the center pin of the connector and jumper it to the green or pin at the 1:00 clock position ,assuming you have a battery in the unit ,your lights should work .You should be able to check all your lights this way by going to each pin ,just dont jumper to the " big round one" that is ground , and will cause a direct short to your battery . Here is the link to the diagram http://www.airstream.com/airstream/p...lug1966-81.pdf Good Luck Tom
__________________

__________________
71tradewind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2003, 07:27 AM   #3
2 Rivet Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 76
Images: 4
Tom, thanks.

Bryan
__________________
Bryanhu is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is your Brake Controller of Choice? overlander64 Brakes & Brake Controllers 71 11-29-2008 09:40 AM
Some towing Q & A for newbies femuse Towing, Tow Vehicles & Hitches 3 08-24-2004 09:05 AM
trailer wiring Cruiser Electrical - Systems, Generators, Batteries & Solar 4 09-02-2003 02:43 PM
Getting Close! kamadeca Our Community 48 02-05-2003 09:56 AM
Trailer Listing To "Street Side" montanaandy Axles 4 06-07-2002 01:15 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.