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Old 06-21-2015, 02:41 PM   #1
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Running light broken off - trip coming

Hi, I was careless backing the trailer into the storage unit and broke off a running light next to the trailer door (2015 27FB). We leave in 3 days for a 2 1/2 week trip to Yellowstone. I am worried that the broken wire might blow a fuse or worse when the lights are turned on.

Any suggestions?
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Old 06-21-2015, 02:47 PM   #2
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It appears that the power lead is outside the trailer. You could for a temporary measure put a wire nut on it to protect it from shorting out. I would also tape the two wires together so they don't pull back inside the shell.
It would not be hard to find a replacement and install it. It is not a difficult job.

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Old 06-21-2015, 02:52 PM   #3
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You can pick up replacement at almost any auto, rv parts store or even truck stops.
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Old 06-21-2015, 04:12 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies, if the white is positive then I will try covering it and see what happens when I turn the lights on. The ground wire is actually broken inside the trailer so I am not sure what the long term fix will be. we may be going to Ohio this fall!
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Keep in mind the legality or illegality of not having all the required running lights working.
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