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Old 04-15-2015, 09:11 AM   #1
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Connection to the Towing Vehicle

I've got kind of a silly question.

I purchased a Rockwood 2304s about 2 months ago, private purchase.

I went over ALMOST everything with the previous owner. What I somehow missed was the connector between the trailer and the towing vehicle.

On my older pop-up, it was a 4' cable that was obvious on the front of the tongue. My wife and I have looked high and low for this darn thing. Browsed the owners manual...can't find the darn thing. It should be obvious...but I'm missing it.

Where should I be looking and what does the silly thing look like?

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Old 04-15-2015, 09:50 AM   #2
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Are you talking about the plug that makes your lights and brakes work on the trailer??!?

You might check and make sure it isn't wrapped up around your propane tanks, or tucked into the battery box.

It looks something like this:
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Old 04-15-2015, 01:00 PM   #3
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Yup. that's what I'm looking for. It really should be easy to find, but I've not located it sofar.


That thing ought to look pretty obvious, but I'll have another look this afternoon now that I know specifically what to look for.

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It was wrapped around the frame and tucked underneath the propane tanks.

My better half identified it as the propane line and I believed her without checking it myself.

The picture helped. Yup...it looks just like that. Thanks.

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Old 04-15-2015, 10:24 PM   #5
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It was wrapped around the frame and tucked underneath the propane tanks.

My better half identified it as the propane line and I believed her without checking it myself.

The picture helped. Yup...it looks just like that. Thanks.

C

Glad you found it! I, also, try to tuck my cord as far away from the elements when Rocky is parked. (So it sounds like the previous owners took care of her, which is great!)
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Glad I could help. Have fun.
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When we had a TT, I made a socket to put it in to keep water out of the end.
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When parked I hang mine over the frame with the plug pointed toward the ground and under the propane bottles cover. Where I hang it over it is not likely to get wet at all and if it does the plug is pointed down so that water cannot run into the connectors.


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When parked I hang mine over the frame with the plug pointed toward the ground and under the propane bottles cover. Where I hang it over it is not likely to get wet at all and if it does the plug is pointed down so that water cannot run into the connectors.


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This gentleman is exactly right, this is what FR recommends, it saves the cord and the end, also a dab of die-electric grease on the terminals.
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I purchased the plug that is normally located on the TV and mounted that on the trailer tongue. I just stick my plug in there to keep it clean when not in use. I also connected the top two pins (on either side of the notch) of the plug with a fused wire so when I push the plug all the way in, the running lights come on.
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