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Old 05-25-2015, 02:17 PM   #1
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Running lights on Camper

Went to check out a new camp site yesterday and noticed that some of the campers had their camper running lights on when they were disconnected from the TV. It looks like it would be neat at night to have lights around the camper. Any ideas on how this is done? They are plugged into shore line (electric). Even if they were using a generator or battery how would you make a switch to allow these to be on?
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Old 05-25-2015, 02:23 PM   #2
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You put a fuse into the 7 pin connector plug.


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Old 05-25-2015, 02:35 PM   #3
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Place a fuse between the 12 volt and running light sides of trailer plug.
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Thanks, very cool
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Old 05-25-2015, 03:07 PM   #5
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Just don't let a couple of members here see you doing that, they get testy.

I have an old female connector laying around, I put a bit of fused wire in to do this.
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I'm posting the diagram so there is no confusing of which 2 terminals to connect. Observe, the top of the plug orientation is the raised square portion.
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Went to check out a new camp site yesterday and noticed that some of the campers had their camper running lights on when they were disconnected from the TV. It looks like it would be neat at night to have lights around the camper. Any ideas on how this is done? They are plugged into shore line (electric). Even if they were using a generator or battery how would you make a switch to allow these to be on?

We had 6 campers in a row with our running lights on this weekend and all other lights off. Looked very cool all in a row. Nice and uniform. 👍🏻


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I enjoy the look of the fused plug in on the 7 pin plug. I have led lighting on the running lights and will be testing a flasher pattern module to see what it looks like.
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We had 6 campers in a row with our running lights on this weekend and all other lights off. Looked very cool all in a row. Nice and uniform. ����


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If you really want to bug some people, put a flasher in its place!!!!
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