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Posted: 12/10/21 11:47am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Seeking instructions/guidance to what I need to do to make clearance lights blink? Trailer is plugged into 110 volt.

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Posted: 12/10/21 11:57am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Use auto blinker and plug it into 7 way on trailer.
Cost about $4 cash.

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I just got an old turn signal flasher and plugged it in to the 7-pin connector


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With the tab on the 7 way connector at the 12:00 position plug the flasher into the 2 top terminals.


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Posted: 12/10/21 12:55pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Why?

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Tyler0215 wrote:

Why?


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Tyler0215 wrote:

Why?


IMHO, it is a good idea to carry a flasher in someplace handy incase you need to unhook along side the highway.
As for markers in a campground, go sleep in a truckstop.

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JRscooby wrote:

Tyler0215 wrote:

Why?


IMHO, it is a good idea to carry a flasher in someplace handy incase you need to unhook along side the highway.
As for markers in a campground, go sleep in a truckstop.


He probably wouldn't be connected to 110 in that case. Just a guess.

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The clearance lights on a lot of modern trailers are LED, and don't draw enough current to make a typical flasher...flash.

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dedmiston wrote:

Tyler0215 wrote:

Why?


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Op here.....I'd be so happy if that was our problem. Here is our situation. Wife has been in hospice (in home) for about year and half. About 8 months ago google and other map makers made a mistake and renamed our street, so people trying to find our house by GPS can't. Looking down our long drive way, the top of trailer is visible from the street. So I thought flashing lights on trailer might help guide these directional challenged into our place. (A flashing bicycle light on top of the fence is not tall enough to been seen from street.) Seems like 2 or 3 times a month she needs medical care after hours. Between the "after hour traveling" nurses and nurses that English is second of even third language; they can't follow verbal directions.
We have submitted a street correction to google maps and other map makers. No response over 6 months now. Had to get a $280.00 UPS store P.O. box on order to get her medical supplies from fed ex, amazon etc.

So just one error of misnaming a street has created ton of problems for us.

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