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Old 09-10-2013, 03:51 PM   #1
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What is this?

It's on the street-side of the AS...towards the rear. It looks like a light, but what's it do? Thanks, Jason. 1977 31'
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:01 PM   #2
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I believe it lights if your shore power's polarity is reversed. Probably and issue back in the day. I've not experienced it personally.
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FL Crackers is right, that's the polarity light. It is not a good thing, it provides a possible path to electrify the shell if a couple of things go wrong. Airstream stopped using them long ago, and I believe they recommended that the existing polarity lights be disconnected. I used the hole for the polarity light as an excuse to install a Marinco 30A inlet in my 28' trailer.
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Old 09-10-2013, 04:54 PM   #4
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There is an electrical box inside, opposite the light. With the trailer unplugged, take the cover off of the box and remove the wire nuts from the wires that go to the light. Pull the wires apart and then with the wires disconnected from the light, cap the wires that used to go to the light with the wire nuts. Put the cover back on the box and enjoy your Airstream.
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Old 09-11-2013, 08:37 AM   #5
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Thanks for all the help. Ill make sure it's disconnected.
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