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#10876822 - 05/27/15 07:50 PM Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work??
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The lights don't come on with parking or headlights on, but brakes, emergency flashers and turn signals all work. They were "plug-n-play." Connections are all tight and dielectric grease put in every connection and no worky. Checked fuses on truck and they seem good. Can't verify relay.

I did notice one pinched wire in clip against the trailer, but I freed it and still not working.

Any suggestions? Thanks!
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#10876850 - 05/27/15 07:59 PM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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Ask google
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#10876949 - 05/27/15 08:27 PM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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check the trailer connection for broken wires/bad connections, something is not completing a circuit.
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#10876953 - 05/27/15 08:29 PM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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okay, reread the thread, you put in new lights to replace the old ones?
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#10877028 - 05/27/15 08:50 PM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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Yes. Replaced all the old bulb style lights with LEDs. The lights were standard size bought from Academy. All the harnesses fit perfectly with new lights. At first, the passenger side markers were working, but then stopped. After researching, I think I am dealing with a ground issue.
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#10877371 - 05/27/15 10:36 PM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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Mine did it that before I went to LED lights and it ended up being a fuse

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#10879171 - 05/28/15 05:46 PM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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Check each pin on the trucks plug for correct voltage. That might save you from a lot of tail chasin'.
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#10880177 - 05/29/15 07:55 AM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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Check to see if you have voltage coming out of the pigtail from the truck. If not blown blown fuse, if yes broken light wire. I you have power to the brake lights, you do not have a grounf problem.
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#10880307 - 05/29/15 08:59 AM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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Check ground!
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#10882640 - 05/30/15 12:24 AM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? ---PROBLEM SOLVED [Re: Bobby Milam]
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Originally Posted By: Bobby Milam
Mine did it that before I went to LED lights and it ended up being a fuse
BINGO BOBBY! We checked all the fuses. The one for Trailer TOW Parking Lamps looked ok, but really hard to see. We switched it with another 20A fuse and the trailer lit up like a Christmas tree. $5 fuse- problem solved!
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#10882739 - 05/30/15 04:22 AM Re: Replaced my trailer lights with LEDs. Only brake and turn signal work?? ---PROBLEM SOLVED [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
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Glad that it worked for you

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