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Old 04-17-2009, 03:57 PM   #16
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Trailer lights acting funny

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Each side light has two wires going to it. White wire seems to terminate at the ball. If I want to run a separate neutral/ground what would I hook it up to at the light end. Each light has two terminals - where would I attach the white?
The ground connection is the lamp housing. I'd put a ring terminal on your new ground wire and put the terminal between the head of the bolt and the housing.

Added: Automotive (trailer) wiring is suspect to corrosion. Get the shrink style ring terminals.


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Looks like there are several wiring methods out there
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Old 04-17-2009, 07:53 PM   #18
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Cool. I've got a spare spool of brown bell wire I can use to do the neutral/ground.

Just kidding. White wire it is!


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