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Old 10-09-2016, 05:37 PM   #1
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I just want to make sure I'm thinking right. To connect my battery on my 2007 23b Kiwi, the green wire is ground and goes to the negative post and the white wire is hot and goes to the positive post, correct?
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I just want to make sure I'm thinking right. To connect my battery on my 2007 23b Kiwi, the green wire is ground and goes to the negative post and the white wire is hot and goes to the positive post, correct?
Not sure since my colors are different (Red for pos and white for neg). My suggestion is to trace the one that you think is neg (ground) to see if it is grounded on the frame.
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white is usually ground and black hot but I would see which one leads to frame for ground
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Three, thick, black wires that have a wire nut on the end of them with a green wire with a fuse on it. And, the white one it just a single white wire.
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Three, thick, black wires that have a wire nut on the end of them with a green wire with a fuse on it. And, the white one it just a single white wire.
Then yes, the green is positive. BUT there should be one other wire that goes to the brake cutaway switch. If this is on of the 3 wires behind the fuse, it should not be fused. If your trailer is to break loose, you want those brakes getting full power no matter how much power they draw. If you were to blow the fuse say with your tongue jack, and not replace it, your emergency brakes are gone. Just make sure that the wire from the cutaway is also connected to your battery and that you didn't overlook it!
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Old 10-09-2016, 07:24 PM   #6
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Thanks for the info. I do have a wire to hook up for the brakes. I'll take a look for the wire part of it.
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Three, thick, black wires that have a wire nut on the end of them with a green wire with a fuse on it. And, the white one it just a single white wire.
Any time you see a fuse on a wire you know that is the hot side.. +. For some strange reason the RV industry decided to adopt Housing standards, instead of automotive, for the 12V wiring.. I have taken to wrapping red tape or shrink wrap around each + wire if I am working on it.. just for my ease
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Great info to know. Thank you.
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