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Old 08-25-2015, 06:08 PM   #31
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Just run 1" or 3/4" flex tubing from front to back securing it to frame with conduit clips. Now you have easy access for any front to back wiring including wired camera, lights etc.

Carlon 1 in. x 25 ft. Flexible Electrical Non-Metallic Tubing-12008-025 - The Home Depot
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Old 08-25-2015, 06:33 PM   #32
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Karrun, you say the fuses seemed ok. What does that mean? I'm not trying to be mean but did you test them? With key on you can test them with a 12volt test light. ground the light (with attached alligator clip) and then touch the little metallic spots on the actual fuse with the point of the test light) (leave fuses in) Either both sides light comes on or both sides light off. If you run into one side light on and one side light off then that fuse is bad. It would take 10 seconds to show you...writing it out makes it sound so difficult
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Old 08-25-2015, 07:32 PM   #33
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If you have a manual for your TV, somewhere in that should show a fuse layout or printout for your fuses.
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Old 08-25-2015, 08:33 PM   #34
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Put the voltmeter on the 20 volts DC scale.

Turn on the hazard lights and the parking lights on the truck.

Open the port that the trailer plug fits in.

The "Ground" is pin 1 (Lower left pin) - put the black lead on this one.

The Running lights are pin 3 - upper left of the "key" - should have 13 volts with truck running or key "on".
Okay, I just tried this and got nothing with key to "on" and lights on Durango on. I found two fuse boxes under the hood. . One of the fuse boxes had a 20A minifuse labeled TT Tow. I pulled this and it was bad. I replaced it and thought I was good to go. No luck. Still no lights, and no voltage when trying Herk's suggestion above. Sigh. I can't find any other fuses that seem to have anything to do with towing. There are two relays labeled something like left and right trailer tow, but how do you check a relay? Like I already said, I don't have the fuse layout for the box under the dash inside the cab, so I don't know if any of those have anything to do with towing.
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Old 08-25-2015, 08:40 PM   #35
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Also, I've already stated that my under-the-dash fuse panel is missing cover, so no fuse diagram. My owner's manual is no help (says to check the diagram under the cover). I have no idea is any of those fuses is the culprit. I don't have a fuse tester, so I'd have to pull each of the apprx 20 fuses located there and inspect them. I'm afraid I may screw something up if I do that.
Sorry if I sound frustrated. I just don't know what else to check.
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I have a 2005 and they should be the same. Hopefully this helps
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Whew! What frustration! Glad our TT is pre-wired for a backup camera. Man!
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As far as relays, just swap two around..ie: wiper and trailer...relay ratings are the same...relay difference is number of pins.. either 4 or 5
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Okay, I just tried this and got nothing with key to "on" and lights on Durango on. I found two fuse boxes under the hood. . One of the fuse boxes had a 20A minifuse labeled TT Tow. I pulled this and it was bad. I replaced it and thought I was good to go. No luck. Still no lights, and no voltage when trying Herk's suggestion above. Sigh. I can't find any other fuses that seem to have anything to do with towing. There are two relays labeled something like left and right trailer tow, but how do you check a relay? Like I already said, I don't have the fuse layout for the box under the dash inside the cab, so I don't know if any of those have anything to do with towing.
Also, go back and double check the fuse that you just replaced to make sure it is not blown again. It could have blown again when it was replaced, which means you have a short somewhere.
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Praise the lord and pass the gravy! Found the second bad fuse! The little bugger was hiding in the second under hood panel with no labels for it. Found a website where an expert suggested checking this fuse. Changed it and I am good to go.

I really appreciate everyone's help on this. Now do I just leave well enough alone or do I take a shot at the backup camera again? Just kidding. We leave Friday for camping, not going to take a chance at messing things up until camping season is over in a couple of months.
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