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Old 12-31-2012, 08:38 PM
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I bought a 1997 f150 ext cab with 8 ft bed . It has wires for trailer hook up but the plug has been cut off. It looks like it is factory wired in . Any help would be great.
 
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If you have or have access to a test lite or multimeter all you need to do is check each of the cut off wires. Once with the parking lights on once with the left sig on , once with the right signal on and once to determine which one is the ground wire.
It;s quick and easy just make a note of which color wire is for which function and reconnect the replacement plug/wires with shrink butt connectors and you're done.
 
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Old 01-01-2013, 12:12 PM
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Left Turn Yellow
Right Turn Dark Green
Trailer Battery Orange
Running Lamps Brown/White
Back up lamp Black/Light Green
Brake control Dark Blue
Ground White
 
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Old 01-01-2013, 10:30 PM
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thanks i will try that .do you know if there was a trailer brake with that setup or or would it be wired to original brakes?
 
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:38 PM
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The blue wire should be the trailer brakes. If it is full electric brakes, you will also need a brake control box. Surge brakes should work without a box.
 
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:48 AM
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i can not see were a brake control box was prev installed . not sure how they did it.
 
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:53 PM
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can anyone tell me how many fuses and were they are located for the turn signals for the trialer wiring. any help please.
 
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:00 PM
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Try this.

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Old 01-09-2013, 07:36 PM
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thank you i will try this.
 
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