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Old 09-30-2013, 05:17 PM   #259 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by flying kurmaster View Post
I used to have a small caravan that had similar issues with the lighting as it often sat unused for long periods and it seemed every time I hooked it up it had a blinking all over the place issue. I think it had a grounding issue built in because of the alluminium body, wood floor, steel chassi combination and build, perhaps different metal corrosion, reacting or something, I never got to the bottom of it However what usually repaired it was a good spray of WD40 or CRC into the plugs, light bulbs and or a tweek and spray on the ground wires bolts either at the lights themselves and/or on the chassi ground. Good luck
I have the same thing on my trailer. Steel frame, aluminum deck. It had real bad rust and always had electrical issues before I rebuilt it.

I avoid electrical problems by using all sealed LED lights and every LED has its own ground wire for everything. Connections are all made with heat shrinking and self sealing butt connectors.

I like to be able to grab the trailer and go and not have to screw around with non functional lights or getting pulled over.
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