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Pop-up camper lights all turn on when tow-vehicle lights are on

I'm having a problem with my pop-up camper lights. When I turn on the running lights on the tow vehicle, all lights on the camper turn on brightly, brakes, turn signals, the whole nine yards. I tried two different tow vehicles with the same result. I just replaced the wire from the tow-vehicle to the camper, so it shouldn't be that.

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FIRST, make sure white wire of camper is grounded to the frame of tow-vehicle. Temporarily use a jumper-cable frame-to-frame. Then apply 12volts individually to each of the three circuits to the camper. Assuming a 4-wire flat connector -- brown wire is for marker lamps; yellow is left brake/turn; green is right brake/turn

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I had a similar problem and busted my head trying to figure it out. my neighbor said to check the lights i had a double filament bulb where i should have had a single messed me up for days but now all is good

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