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Old 06-09-2007, 10:22 AM   #1
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Question Just purchased my first Vintage Airstream

I'm having difficulties with getting any of my exterior lights working and I suspect it is in the trailer connector pigtail. How do I replace this? I don't know where to disconnect this pigtail. Is it right inside the trailer under the floor?
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Old 06-09-2007, 10:46 AM   #2
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Pigtail connection

Jim, Look under the front curbside of your new trailer. On the bellypan you should find a square area that might easily be mistaken as a patch in the aluminum. Remove it and you will find what you seek. Cleaver these Airstream factory workers! Hope this helps, Ed

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Old 06-09-2007, 11:42 AM   #3
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Congrats on the Trade Wind! I also have a '68 and love it. It is currently in year 2 of a 3 year restoration . Make sure an post pictures of your new camper so we can all see! BTW, you probally have already done this but just in case; make sure all the connections are brushed clean so that you know you are getting good contact at the plug. Good luck!

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Old 06-09-2007, 12:14 PM   #4
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Hi Ed,

I should find the connection underneath the belly pan, curbside near the front of the trailer. When I rewired mine I also zip tied the wires for each connection together to make them easily identifiable any time I have to access them again. Also, you may want to use a caulk or other sealant when putting the cover back on the belly pany to avoid moisture seeping in as much as possible.

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