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Old 06-21-2016, 07:10 PM   #1
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brake light issue

Trailer lights go out when brakes are applied. Lights and turn signals work but everything goes out when brakes are applied.....frustrated!!
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Old 06-21-2016, 07:10 PM   #2
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i have a 2006 flagstaff pop-up camper.
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Old 06-21-2016, 07:38 PM   #3
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Sounds like a bad ground in the light circuit.
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Old 06-21-2016, 09:00 PM   #4
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How do I fix a bad ground?
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Old 06-21-2016, 09:37 PM   #5
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I would say bad ground wire also.
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Old 06-21-2016, 10:53 PM   #6
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Old 06-21-2016, 11:40 PM   #7
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Have you tried to activate trailer brakes manually......What happens? And, what's the tow rig?
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Old 06-22-2016, 10:55 AM   #8
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Find where the ground wire is attached to the frame of the RV and then see if it's loose or looks corroded. If either of those remove the connector and clean the area well and reinstall it. There may be more than one ground on the frame.
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Old 06-25-2016, 11:17 PM   #9
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Clean the contact area of any and all grounds that are related to your hitch and camper. The area should be free of rust, debris and paint. Reinstall with a new screw or bolt if needed and make sure it is tight. If you still have issues after that you may have a bad connection between the TV and Trailer. Easy way to test the trailer wiring is get a test light probe. About $10 or so and it make life a lot easier to see if you have power from your TV. At the connection point. Inspect all wiring. Possible light bulb being burnt out, or installed incorrect. 1157 bulbs are the 2 fillement bulbs and if one wire breaks or it's put in backwards it will have the same effect as a bad ground. Hope this helps, good luck with the repair.
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