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Trailer wiring question 2.... side markers

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Don't want to hijack the other thread. Have an 82 shorelandr trailer that HAD original wiring and plug. It still has original wiring, but I had to put a new plug on it. Four-flat.

The old one had 5 wire connections. It has yellow, green, white, brown/yellow and brown/green (I think, can't remember exactly). I also don't know how they were hooked up to the plug, as I loaned the boat and they dragged unplugged plug, so I could not figure it out...

The new plug (for boat) has simply yellow, green, brown, white, as it was made from a simply extension.

I connected the brown/yellow and brown/green from the trailer to the brown of the plug. Green to green, yellow to yellow and white to ground.

Now all works except the side markeers. I must have messed up, the browns?... Any advice before I simply trial and error it?

Thanks much!

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The browns should go to the side markers in addition to the running light connection of the rears.

Have you checked the bulbs and the grounds on the side markers?

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Right, I kinda thought thats what the brown combos were, but assumed they should both connect to the single brown from the plug. I did not check the lights yet, but prior to the "plug shaving" the side markers were working. I will check them though, to be sure.

Thanks.

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Yeah, the brown combos should both connect to the single brown wire.

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