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#11186851 - 10/26/15 09:21 AM Back Up Boat Trailer Lights and Truck
Jigfish Offline
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Registered: 02/28/03
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Loc: Tx
2008 Ford F150. All my running lights on boat trailer work. When I put the truck in reverse I have no backup trailer/boat light which will not release my trailer breaks. It worked on my Skeeter but not on my Phoenix Trailer. I'm not sure where to start on my truck harness or where to start. Any help would be great
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#11187158 - 10/26/15 11:02 AM Re: Back Up Boat Trailer Lights and Truck [Re: Jigfish]
Bandit 200 XP Offline
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Registered: 03/03/11
Posts: 4527
Loc: Ray Roberts
Do you have a 5 wire prong on your trailer?

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#11187316 - 10/26/15 12:05 PM Re: Back Up Boat Trailer Lights and Truck [Re: Jigfish]
Jigfish Offline
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no, it's that 2" round plug in
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#11189632 - 10/27/15 12:54 PM Re: Back Up Boat Trailer Lights and Truck [Re: Jigfish]
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Got a volt meter? You want to find the terminal that is hot only when the truck is in reverse.
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#11192579 - 10/28/15 07:51 PM Re: Back Up Boat Trailer Lights and Truck [Re: Jigfish]
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If you have more than one truck, or a neighbor close by with one, hook the trailer to another truck. If it backs up, it's the reverse backup fuse and most trucks have one separate from the reverse light fuse. That means when you put the truck in reverse the back up lights work and most people assume the backup fuse is good. It's a different one than the lights.

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#11195007 - 10/30/15 05:09 AM Re: Back Up Boat Trailer Lights and Truck [Re: Jigfish]
Jigfish Offline
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I'll give that a shot, thanks
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Kaufman High School Boat Captain

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#11242318 - 11/24/15 01:59 PM Re: Back Up Boat Trailer Lights and Truck [Re: Jigfish]
krawlin 47 Offline
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Registered: 02/24/08
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Loc: Sachse Texas
Mine don't work well at all...I need to figure out what the best aftermarket set up would be for these myself.

I wanna see whats going on back there!

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#11254018 - 11/30/15 11:02 AM Re: Back Up Boat Trailer Lights and Truck [Re: krawlin 47]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
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Just discovered my Skeeter trailer has 2 LEDS mounted low so you can see backing up. Simple fix and huge difference.

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