The wires attached to the magnets must be connected with a good tight connection to the trailer wiring harness. Note that passwords are case-sensitive. If there is not you can use part number 85343 trailer wiring adapter to convert any 4-Flat into a 7-Way. This creates a short, which will blow fuses and melt wires together. Check for pinched or cut wires, especially around suspension components or behind taillights. The connector on the trailer should have a wire connected to a clean bare surface on the trailer frame. These additional charges are completely out of our control.
In addition, this bulletin identifies the part numbers for the Mopar trailer tow packages required to adapt trailer wiring to a vehicle that did not have the trailer tow package installed as original equipment from the factory. Cavity-1, Cavity-5, Cavity-6, and Cavity-7 are self explanatory. Tekonsha offers 7 pin trailer connector as well. Too much paint, dirt, rust or corrosion can cause bad grounds, so insure the ground is secured to the bare metal frame. This circuit does not contain any isolation device between the 7-terminal connector and the fuse. It should read 0 ohms.
If there is a weak ground, when you apply the brakes with the taillights on is when the problem will show up. A trailer wiring system is grounded to the frame near the coupler. There must be a good electrical connection between the towing vehicle and the trailer. Something about if you have a problem with a trailer connection, it can actually screw up the computer and you have to get it reset. A reminder that your email address on your account must be valid and working to receive the reset request. We cannot be held responsible for any additional fees.
These relays are commonly known to go bad and you can lose a signal output for the trailer harness as a result. Call 702-374-8999 Thank you for choosing Tekonsha, the most powerful name in trailer light wiring and brake control system. Another way to ground the taillight is to have a separate wire for each tail lamp assembly secured to the frame. For additional information regarding Mopars trailer tow packages, refer to the 1996 Mopar Accessories P. So according to your info, my relays are most likely good if i am still getting something of a signal i agree, i work on idustrial relay systems daily and never seen on give partial continuity, either it works or doesnt so my problem is in the harness. If there is not a white ground wire coming out of a trailer light, then the light is grounded through its mounting studs. Anyone been down this road yet? He was all over the truck before it took it to the dealer, but it was still in warranty at the time.
Apparently, if the computer detects a short in the trailer wiring, it cuts the output to the circuit after so many attempts, and the only way to get it to work is to flash it. I am guessing a bad connector somewhere in the system, if it was slightly grounded i wouldnt think my truck lights would work either?? For example: Left taillight not flashing on the trailer when it is flashing on the truck, or clearance lights flickering on the trailer. Mopar wire connectors minimize theneed for wire splicing and feature a protective wrapping that guards against weather andabrasion. If you have not yet received a password reset, please re-issue one here: This will send a password reset to your email address on file. The park lamp switch provides the necessary current to operate the trailer tow relay coil. Depending on the number of feeds you need, you may have to get two modulites though.
The wires attached to the magnets must be in good condition with no broken or pinched wires, with no corrosion at the connection point. The trailer brake shoes must be in good condition, not cracked, glazed or soaked with grease. You are screwed and it is a piss poor design. He wound up taking it taking it to the dealer and they flashed the body controller I think and it has been fine ever since. I've never experienced the low voltage problem, but I think I've read somewhere that the newer Dodges not only have fuses on the circuits, but also the computer controls them somewhat.
Each incandescent taillight draws about 2 amps and each side marker light draws about. Thanks I had a similar problem on my 06 2500. Typically those trailers will use the standard 4 flat plug which is what our T One connectors offer. I checked the fuses and all were good. Feature high quality connectors and relays as necessary. Each brake magnet assembly must be properly grounded. Each taillight assembly at the back of the trailer must have a ground.
Inspect the wiring on the trailer to make sure all the connections are correct and ground wires are connected properly. The insulation on the wires can chafe, often at the connection to the taillight or when the wires pass over suspension components. The wiring harness connectors must be plugged into the correct vehicle connectors and the connectors must be plugged all the way in. The kit includes an electric trailer brake jumper with unterminated leads, heavy duty flasher, a 7-terminal to 4-terminal adapter, and an instruction card. Contact us for the full warranty information and list of exceptions. No continuity is what is typical when those relays bite it. Cavity-2 Trailer Tow Electrical Brake Output This circuit provides a connection between the trailer tow 7-terminal connector and an electric trailer brake system.
So be sure to , and sign up for your blue star today! If there is no voltage on any terminal except ground, terminal 1 going back to the trailer, check for blown fuses then check the installation points. A buddy of mine ran into this on his 06 2500. If you have lost access to your email, can you try an email change rqeuest here: My 05 3500 dodge ram has the factory harness to the bumper. Fits the following vehicles; 2010-2018 Dodge Ram 2500 3500 Brand new in package! While it is possible for the relay contacts to be closed and poor and allow poor continuity, it is not typical. . Partial list of fitment years: 93 94 95 96 97 98 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998.
Simply do a search above to see if there is a 7 wire trailer wiring available for hooking up your 7 way. Each bulb must also have good contact inside it's socket, both hot and ground. We have no way of knowing what or how much those charges may be, so be aware of your countries import fees prior to purchase. The trailer connector must be grounded. Have you read about our new blue star program? The ground wire on the vehicle harness must be properly connected.