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I turned on my 4250 and all the colors have changed. Can I change the colors. I used to have water showing blue now it is showing as brown.

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I had the same problem with my 3210 (especially below 10 deg C)You can press the RESET button . this may help but Magellan eventually had to replace the unit

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Trailer Wiring Standards (Color Codes/Plug Marks)


Hello all,

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

This will show you how to wire trailers with seven, six and four pin connectors

Plug Types/Application
7 Way - RV Trailers, Horse and Utility Trailers
6 Way - Horse, Stock and Utility
4 Way - Utility Trailers

Columns are: Color, Function, Mark on the plug.

Seven wire Trailer plugs (Large trailers with a battery and electric brakes):

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

Recreational Vehicle:
White = Ground - 1
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


Six wire trailer plugs:

Horse, stock or utility trailers:
White = Ground - GD
Yellow = Left turn/Brake -LT
Green = Right turn Brake -RT
Brown = Tail and clearance lights - TM
Red or Black (not both) = Battery, aux power - A
Blue = Electric Brakes - S

Recreational Vehicle: (color, use, plug mark)
White = Ground - GD
Yellow = Not used -
Brown = Right turn Brake - RT
Green = Tail and clearance lights -TM
Black = Battery, aux power - A
Red = Left turn/Brake - LT
Blue = Electric Brakes - S


Four wire plugs:
White = Ground
Yellow = Left turn/Brake
Green = Right turn Brake
Brown = Tail and clearance lights


Ground should be 10ga.
Others 14 ga

Best regards
Mike

on Sep 09, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Ram 2500

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Trailer Wiring Standards (Color Codes/Plug Marks)


Hello all,

For those of you that have or 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.

Plug Types/Application
7 Way - RV Trailers, Horse and Utility Trailers
6 Way - Horse, Stock and Utility
4 Way - Utility Trailers

Columns are Color, Function, Mark on the plug.

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

Recreational Vehicle:
White = Ground - 1
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


Six wire trailer plugs:

Horse, stock or utility trailers:
White = Ground - GD
Yellow = Left turn/Brake -LT
Green = Right turn Brake -RT
Brown = Tail and clearance lights - TM
Red or Black (not both) = Battery, aux power - A
Blue = Electric Brakes - S

Recreational Vehicle: (color, use, plug mark)
White = Ground - GD
Yellow = Not used -
Brown = Right turn Brake - RT
Green = Tail and clearance lights -TM
Black = Battery, aux power - A
Red = Left turn/Brake - LT
Blue = Electric Brakes - S


Four wire plugs:
White = Ground
Yellow = Left turn/Brake
Green = Right turn Brake
Brown = Tail and clearance lights


Ground should be 10ga.
Others 14 ga

Best regards
Mike

on Sep 09, 2009 | 1981 Ford F 150

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I have a 2000 VW Passat GLS that I'm trying to install a Dual stereo system into but I can't figure out what the wire colors on the car are for each thing (power, ground, etc.). I've looked online through...


First of all I would highly reccommend you use a wiring harness such as the Metra 70-1784 or the Scosche VW01B for two reasons; 1) it will make things 10 times easier for you and 2) it will keep all your factory wiring intact.

If you want to tackle this without using a wire harness do not just go and cut off your factory plugs, leave them on in case you ever need to change out the radio to a different model/brand of if you ever decide to sell the car or trade it in you can put your factory radio back in and keep your nice new radio for the new car. Just tap into the wires behind the plugs and make sure to insulate your connections really well so you don't pop fuses or worse.

Here's the wire colors and what they do:

12 volt constant wire - Red/blue
Ground wire - Brown
Radio ignition wire - Red (thicker red wire)
Radio illumination wire - Gray/blue

Front left speaker - Red/green (+) and Brown/green (-)
Front right speaker - Red (+) and Brown/red (-)
Rear left speaker - Blue/white (+) and Brown/white (-)
Rear right speaker - Blue (+) and Brown/blue (-)

If you're using a amplified antenna adapter that has a blue wire attached to it, connect that blue wire to the thicker red radio ignition wire.

Hope that helps.

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My magellan back ground changed from light blue to brown...why?


It could be the default settings when it goes to the night mode.

Dec 25, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4250 GPS

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Wiring on a RCA RJ-45 wall jack


the RJ45 wallplate is not meant for ethernet. It's an 8P8C connector for a phone. Will it work as a network jack? Maybe. I wouldn't use it, but if you really want to try, wire it thusly:

1 Blue --- Orange/White
2 Orange --- Orange
3 Black --- Green/White
4 Red --- Blue
5 Green --- Blue/White
6 Yellow --- Green
7 Brown --- Brown/White
8 White --- Brown

I'd still recommend a CAT5 wallplate with a CAT5 jack.

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Magellan Maestro 4220.....color of screen changed on it's own.


On the bottom of the unit there is a reset button. The button is recessed, so you have to use a the tip of a ball point pin or something similar to reset. Mine did the same thing and that fixed it.

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What color wires were there ???
What kind of jack, a new one that had...
white blue/blue
white orange/orange
white green/ green
white brown/brown
?????

If so, the white/white blue would go to the same wires.
If you had red/green and black/yellow, the red/green should go to the white blue/blue.

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Ethernet cable


568-B Wiring
Pair Wires RJ-45 pins
1-White/Blue White/Blue 5
Blue/White 4
2-Wht./Orange White/Orange 1
Orange White 2
3-White/Green White/Green 3
Green/White 6
4-White/Brown White/Brown 7
Brown/White 8
568-A Wiring
1-White/Blue White/Blue 5
Blue/White 4
2-White/Green White/Green 1
Green/White 2
3-White/Orange White/Orange 3
Orange/White 6
4-White/Brown White/Brown 7
Brown/White 8
RJ-45 Pins are with the spring tab down and read left to right. Do you have an RJ-45 Crimping tool?
Just use 568-B or 568-A on both ends of the same cable.

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Water in the oil


oil floats on water. The filter will catch some. Keep an eye on the oil until your next oil change. If it become a milky/foamy/brown color, then change it. When water mixes with oil, it will turn this color.u should empty your tank then to fill it again.since u didn't drive the can the problem can be a less battery power so be ready to loud your battery.

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