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Old 08-25-2013, 02:20 PM   #1
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Hitch wiring

I just got a Bambi 19' and am trying to wire up the trailer hitch. I followed the manual but was concerned about one thing. The +/- 12 volt pins on the trailer are hot. I wired my tow vehicle to the same pins. So it is hot at the tow vehicle connector. My question is why is the trailer hitch hot and do I really need the tow vehicle connector to be hot too?
I am a bit concerned about plugging two hot connectors together.

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Old 08-25-2013, 02:34 PM   #2
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The UCord on the trailer is wired in such a way that the "house battery" will be charged as you drive down the road.
As long as the + and - 12 volt match. All will be fine.
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