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Old 02-12-2015, 03:10 PM   #11
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You said that trailer worked for a while when you got home, but then stopped after a few hours, Sounds like you killed the battery. Check that you did not accidentally pull the breakaway plunger ( the wire cable from switch to the TV) That will apply brakes and could kill battery rapidly.
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Old 02-12-2015, 03:11 PM   #12
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Guessing you hooked it up to shore power ( 30 amp to an adapter to your house outdoor receptacle ) you should check the extension cord and then the breaker for the outlet. Outdoor outlets are G.F.I. ( Again, assuming you have a house within code). Could be as simple as that. If not, do you have 12v power coming from your battery. Need more details. But I bet it's asimple oversight going on.
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Old 02-12-2015, 03:32 PM   #13
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Some trucks come from the factory without a 50 amp fuse. With out this fuse you trailer will not charge from the tow vehicle. Not a good thing as you need battery power for your safety disconnect should your trailer become disconnected from your vehicle. Without that battery being charged your trailer breaks would not engage
This is true on new Chevrolets. It has a fuse but the 12v wire that goes to the trailer plug is not hooked up. The wire is taped up and tucked beside the block of fuses under the hood.
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Old 02-12-2015, 10:05 PM   #14
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Thanks for all the info and help guys!

This fuse y'all are talking about, where would I find this? I have a 2014 F150. Do you know if thay have the fuse or not?

The battery cut off switch, where would I look to see if I have one? If I don't have one, then where would I install one?
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Old 02-13-2015, 03:11 AM   #15
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We never did install one on our old tt, we just disconnected one side of the battery. Be aware, if you ever disconnect both sides of your battery, the cable colors are not always the same as a car. Double check which is truly neg and pos wires.
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Old 02-13-2015, 06:56 AM   #16
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Fuse and relay

Your F150 came with a 30A fuse and a relay that both need to be plugged in to enable the battery charging lead at your 7 pin plug. They are usually in a plastic bag in the glove box or one of the door pockets. The relay turns off 12v to that pin when the truck is turned off. I believe the package will show you how and where to install them in the front of the engine compartment. Easy to do. If you need it I can go out and look under the hood of my 2013 to give you more info or a picture
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Old 02-13-2015, 10:08 PM   #17
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Your F150 came with a 30A fuse and a relay that both need to be plugged in to enable the battery charging lead at your 7 pin plug. They are usually in a plastic bag in the glove box or one of the door pockets. The relay turns off 12v to that pin when the truck is turned off. I believe the package will show you how and where to install them in the front of the engine compartment. Easy to do. If you need it I can go out and look under the hood of my 2013 to give you more info or a picture
I didn't see the relay anywhere. I got my truck used. Could it have been already hooked up? Where would I look for it under the hood?
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Old 02-14-2015, 07:54 AM   #18
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Get a meter and start your truck and measure between 1 oclock and 7 oclock on your 7 pin RV socket on your back bumper.
1 oclock is the 12+ and 7 oclock is ground.
IF you have 12-13 volts there you already have the relay and fuse installed.
I say to start the truck because some trucks don't supply power to the
socket unless the engine is running.
My Chevy has power at the socket 24/7.
Here's a graphic to show pin outs on the socket.

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Ok. I went out in the bone chilling 40 degree temps and took a few pictures. My 2013 has a fuse/relay box just under the hood in front and just about on top of radiator. The fuse gets plugged into slot 21 and the relay into slot #9
The photos of the diagram look a little lite on my phone but the diagram is upside down compared to how the box is mounted in the truck. The slot numbers are clearly marked on the inside of the lid


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Old 02-14-2015, 08:39 AM   #20
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And to repeat what Ky Dan recommended if you check that pin on the connector (right next to alignment slot) you should see 12v on and off with key operation (Ford)
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