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I am wiring a trailer with electric brakes. I need a diagram of my 2005 dodge dakota 7-way trailer plug, so I can figure out how to wire the trailer. Thank you.

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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)
1-o'clock: Battery (RD/TN)
3-o'clock: Stop/Right Turn (BK/PK)
5-o'clock: Electric Brake (LB)
7-o'clock: Ground (BK)
9-o'clock: Stop/Left Turn (DG/RD)
11-o'clock: Running Lights (BK/OR)

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For those of you that need to wire up a trailer or have to occasionally borrow trailers and look at the wiring plugs with disdain (I mean face it they don't make sense, grd is white, +12vdc is black, etc), this is for you.

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