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No matter what type of trailer you tow, trailer lights are an important component of safe and legal towing. In case when something goes wrong and your trailer lights don’t work properly or don’t work at all, you should fix them immediately. Before you would call on all of your knowledge about how to test
Most of these days’ trucks come pre-wired for trailer towing with a connection in or behind the rear bumper, but of course it is not always the case. Some need the right adapter, some require a vehicle specific trailer light wiring kit with a T-connector, while some need electrical work to be done, including splicing,
Back in the days, connecting trailer lights to a truck or any other tow vehicle meant a good deal of work on its electrical system and original wiring harnesses, including cutting, stripping, and splicing of wires. Today, there are aftermarket plug-and-play lighting solutions for vehicles and trailers with different connector terminals. To connect trailer lights
Headlights make it easier to drive a vehicle forward at night upon a road or a highway. Although, it goes without saying that it’s much harder to drive the vehicle at night in reverse, when you need to back up, especially if you have a trailer of sorts hooked up. Starting with today’s overfilled inner-city
The requirements for trailer lighting vary depending on a number of factors such as trailer’s width, length, GVWR, etc. Although, all trailers should have brake lights, turn signals, tail lights, side marker lights, reflectors at sides and rear, and license plate lights. Large trailers may require additional reflectors, lights and sometimes even application of reflective
Whatever vehicle you own and whatever type of trailer you are towing, safety is always a number one priority. Good visibility is an essential constituent of towing safety as it’s important to make sure other drivers on the road can see your trailer or towed vehicle and are alerted of the next ‘step’ you are
Trailer light testers are devices for troubleshooting the wiring of a trailer and tow vehicle in a simple and convenient way. Most testers are small, portable, and are designed for ease of use. Having a plug, a battery, elementary controls, and a few indicators, the tester is pretty simple in its construction, which is why