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Old 08-09-2003, 04:59 AM   #1
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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!

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Old 08-09-2003, 05:15 AM   #2
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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
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Tom, thanks.

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