How to wire for trailer lights


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How to wire for trailer lights

Postby gramaw7 » Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:53 am



1995 Goldwing SE / homebuilt trailer.. Does anyone have a manual or know how they can share?



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Re: How to wire for trailer lights

Postby WingAdmin » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:05 pm

You can get trailer isolators at pretty well any auto parts store that will do this - I don't know that I'd even bother, you can do the same thing with three relays - one for left turn, one for right, and one for brake. Run a fused line from the battery to each relay, and from there to each of the lights on the trailer. Wire the coils of the relays in parallel with each of the lights on the bike (left/turn/brake). One wire runs from the fused battery line to the trailer without a relay, that's the running light.

If your trailer uses the same light bulb for brake light and turn signal, then it gets a little more complicated, and you're probably better off using an isolator.


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