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Old 04-23-2013, 09:26 PM   #1
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Trailer wiring for boat trailer

I have finished installing a trailer hitch on to back of my 2008 Superlite 30.5 RLS. I received the light wiring schematics from Jayco today, but it dose not show where the wire is placed in the trailer. I had to pull the under belly pan at the rear of the trailer and can only see power wire running to the load center. I can only imagine that it runs in the ceiling. Short of running wires from the front of the fifth wheel, has anyone located wires at the rear of the trailer for a connection?
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:48 PM   #2
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When I wired my Eagle for towing my wave runner I ran the wires in wire loom from the front all the way to the back because I was unable to locate any wires near the rear.
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Old 04-24-2013, 06:21 AM   #3
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We did the same thing helping a fellow camper running new wires from the front all the way to the back using wire looms. We was hoping to tap into the wiring for the trailer rear lights but couldn't locate the cables under the trailer for those wires. No way was we going to drop the underbelly membrane. We tapped into the junction box where the 7-way trailer cable was wired into the trailer and used the large yellow twist-on connectors for our wiring going to the back.. Everything turned out snug and safe and out of the way.

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Old 04-24-2013, 08:15 AM   #4
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Trailer wiring for boat trailer

On mine what i did was remove the rear lights. I then tapped into the wires and made a small notch in the bottom of the light housing to keep the wires flush with housing hooked everything up and tested then caulked everything up.
I would solder all connections and use heat shrink.
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When they wired our FW for a follow-along boat trailer they simply tapped into the rear lights. I couldn't do it as I am a complete stupe when it comes to electricity but they did it very quickly with no hassle. Seems to me to be a much easier way then wiring all the way from the front of the trailer or trying to find a wiring harness somewhere under the trailer.
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Thanks for the help guys.
I have decided to run he wires from the front hitch in wire loom to the rear.
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