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Old 03-18-2012, 07:53 PM
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When I plug in the trailer wiring to the truck. Big seven point one. I get default trailer on the screen. That would mean something wrong with trailer wiring. Well I plugged in trailer and all lights work as they are supposed to. Maybe brakes arent working right?
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If you are getting a fault code when you plug in your seven pin connector, you have a problem.

Now, all of your lights work. Can you plug in your trailer without hitching to the truck? Do the lights work then? If not, then you have a grounding problem. If they do work, then I'd move to your brakes.

Check all of your brake wiring. Make sure each connection at the wheels are solid. Lots of time the scotch block connectors come loose and this is your problem.

Also check your plug. Make sure all of the wires haven't come loose.

Lastly...if all of your wiring is perfect and grounded, you could have an electromagnet bad, but that would be the last thing I'd consider. Most likely, a loose connection for your brakes.
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I think that you have to give your trailer a name in the imformation center, default doesent mean theres a problem, it means that the controller has no starting place for trailer brake gain etc. just a guess, but I think thats how it is supposed to work.
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I think that you have to give your trailer a name in the imformation center, default doesent mean theres a problem, it means that the controller has no starting place for trailer brake gain etc. just a guess, but I think thats how it is supposed to work.
I would give that a shot first.
I don't think "default trailer" means there is a problem. Give it a name!
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Yes you just need to name the trailer, when mine had a wiring issue it said "wiring issue" on the screen
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Yes when I plug in the seven pin without hooking to the truck all lights work. Where would you name the trailer ? Seems like brakes work good.
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Thanks guys for the info on the trailer default. Just name on info screen and it went away.
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