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Originally Posted by crash68 Unless the trailer and truck has been custom wired for each other, there is two different ...


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Old 04-05-2016, 01:55 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Unless the trailer and truck has been custom wired for each other, there is two different standard 7 pin trailer connectors. The flat blade is the RV/trailer standard the other 7 pin uses round pins(agricultural/commercial)

https://www.etrailer.com/faq-wiring.aspx
thats the point, I dont know what his situation is. so I gave him the necessary information to determine which he has. the two are visually different but asking if he has a commercial connector or standard isnt much help if he doesnt know what one of them is.

Hence the picture describing the differences.


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It is a trailer off a dealer lot. I feel safe in assuming that it is a traditional connection. That pic is definitely helpful thanks.

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I know of three alternate versions. One with brake and turns combines, brake and turns separate, then two variants where the aux and reverse lights are switched.
The way you wrote this, you make it sound like the 7 pin flat blade is wired differently. Despite the different color wires being used, the 7 pin Traditional and the RV Standard are wired the same.
The 7 round pin is wired differently.
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Thanks for the advice guys. The trip went well, however I definitely want trailer brakes next time. Going down one hill was a little bit hairy but I managed.


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Man looking back at this I was a dickhead to Crash, sorry man, I must have been tired or something. You are right, the RV and traditional styles of 7 pin flat have the same pinouts. I'm guessing that at the time I was trying to say that he shouldn't get confused if the wire colors don't match up exactly with each other on the trailer and truck.
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