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I tried to install a 7 pin trailer plug on 2005 superduty 450 with factory trailer braking built in, i have three wires left and trailer just locks up the brakes ...everything else works am i missing

I tried to install a 7 pin trailer plug on 2005 superduty 450 with factory trailer braking built in, i have three wires left and trailer just locks up the brakes ...everything else works am i missing a second ground?

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SOURCE: 1996 Dodge Ram Factory Trailer Wiring Schematic

all you need is a cheap continuity tester, any one to help tap on the brakes..7pin is just like the 4 pin w/extra power wire for acc.lites,electric brakes.when you buy the 7pin rec.,comes w/wiring schematic standard to all trailer rec.- you can do it..kev-mn.

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If you're only blowing the fuse while the trailer is plugged in, the problem is in the trailer/wiring. This takes into account that the truck has a factory installed 7 way receptacle. If that's not the case, the problem can be in the incorrectly wired truck and the trailer is ok.

On the truck, looking into the 7 way receptacle should be as follows.
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Top right=12v steady source/charge line
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1 tail, clearance - brown

2 left hand turn - yellow

3 right hand turn - green

4 stop - red

5 electric brakes - blue

6 earth - white



small 7 pin round plug & socket

1 left hand turn - yellow

2 reverse - black

3 earth - white

4 right hand turn - green

5 electric brakes - blue

6 stop - red

7 tail, clearance, side markers - brown

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2 left hand turn - yellow

3 earth - white

5 right hand turn - green

6 stop - red

7 tail, clearance, side markers - brown



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1 left hand turn - yellow

2 reverse - black

3 earth - white

4 right hand turn - green

5 electric brakes - blue

6 stop - red

7 tail, clearance, side markers - brown



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1 earth - white

2 left hand rear , clearance and marker - black

3 left hand turn - yellow

4 stop - red

5 right hand turn - green

6 right hand rear , clearance and marker - brown

7 reverse/auxilary - blue



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1 left hand turn - yellow

2 reverse - black

3 earth - white

4 right hand turn - green

5 electric brakes - blue

6 stop - red

7 tail, clearance, side markers - brown


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1 left hand turn - yellow

2 reverse - black

3 earth - white

4 right hand turn - green

5 electric brakes - blue

6 stop - red

7 tail, clearance, side markers - brown

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When I tow with my car the left blinker doesn't work on the trailer. There is a 7 pin round plug on the car, with a flat adapter to the flat pin on the trailer. I have had the same problem with at...


Hello Carol, The 7 way is for use with a brake controller and/or a trailer that has electric brakes. The 4 way flat is a basic trailer plug connector.
Connect as follows:
Green wire- Connects to the vehicles right turn wire harness & provides brake light and right turn signal on trailer.

Yellow wire- Connects to vehicles left turn wire & powers brake light & Left turn signal on trailer

White wire- Ground

Brown Wire- Tail/ marker/ license plate lights

The Blue, Red & Purple wires on the 7 way will not be used on the adapter, those are for brakes.

I hope this information is helpful.

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Standard wiring colors are as follows:

4-Way

5-Way

6-Way

7-Way

Green

Yellow

Brown

White

Red

Blue

Purple

Right Turn & Brake

Left Turn & Brake

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Ground

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Yellow- Left Turn and Brake
Brown- Tail Lights
White- Ground
Red- Reverse (Back Up) Lights
Blue- Electric Brakes
Purple- Auxiliary Power

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This is for a 2003, but trailer wiring is typically standard. Only the AUX and center pin on occasion are wired for different functions:
Center: Back-up Lamps (VT/BK)
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5-o'clock: Electric Brake (LB)
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11-o'clock: Running Lights (BK/OR)

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The pinouts for a 7-way plug are as follows:
Seven wire Trailer plugs:

Horse, stock or utility trailers:

White = Ground - 1
Blue = Electric Brakes - 2
Brown = Tail and clearance lights - 3
Black = Battery, aux power - 4
Yellow = Left turn/Brake - 5
Green = Right turn Brake - 6
Orange or Purple (not both) = Auxilliary or Reverse - 7

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Blue = Electric Brakes - 2
Green = Tail and clearance lights - 3
Black = Battery, aux power - 4
Red = Left turn/Brake - 5
Brown = Right turn Brake - 6
Yellow = Auxilliary or Reverse - 7

In both cases 4 is battery and 7 is reverse, aux or not used.

Double check your wiring using these lists as a reference.

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