Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-02-2012, 09:30 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 4
Rodent damage and shorted wiring.

Hi guys, I'm wondering about something, I'm going to be moving my parents' trailer with my truck, their trailer is a 2005 Featherlite, 29N. I connected the battery and it imediately blew fuse inside the wire that connects directly to the battery( I connected black to postive and white to negetive), so it looks like its shorted somewhere. They have had a squirrel invader that chewed up the wires around the inverter, my concern is that I will damage my truck connecting it to the trailer. Not sure how theyre wired and would appreciate some knowledgable help, or advice on the issue. Thanks!
__________________

samus989 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2012, 07:27 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Boss Wagon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Forest
Posts: 635
Shut the 12V circuits in the control panel for the trailer then recheck the battery hook up. The wiring for the brakes and tail/brake lights usually runs down the frame rails and should be okay. You need a 12V source, (camper battery) independent of the truck for the event of a breakaway for power to the brakes.
__________________
2010 Jayco 17Z
99 Ford E-350 Chateau Super Duty V-10

"Roughing it Cheaply"
Albums:
https://www.jaycoowners.com/album.php?u=3163
Boss Wagon is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:01 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.