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post #1 of 4 Old 04-17-2012, 12:08 PM Thread Starter
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Trailer Wiring Problems

2011 Xterra Pro-4x with the Nevada Tow Package

After four months no problems with my Cargo Trailer hooked up I started having light issues. I had to redo the trailer side connections and only got some working. As a bypass I bought a set of magnet lights because I need to get the trailer to recoat my hot air balloon this week.

I plugged the lights in and I get no flasher function on the lights but OK on the truck. The flashers were fine before the problems with the trailer. Is there a particular fuse I should look for? Should I just go drop another $30 on the factory plugin harness? Will that fix it?
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post #2 of 4 Old 04-20-2012, 09:34 PM
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There is at least 2, maybe 3 fuses that can be blown. Sorry, I don't have the factory manual handy. I went thru this issue myself with a 11 pro4x. I found the problem in the bottom fuse box. Just going on memory here, look at the diagrams in each fuse box, and check the fuses.
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post #3 of 4 Old 04-21-2012, 10:55 PM
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Absolutely get the factory plug in harness! When I added a hitch to mine that's what I did and haven't had any problems with trailer lights. It's really plug & play, no splicing at all.

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You need the relays in the passenger kick panel if you don't have them already. Without them a 4pin connector will work, but will keep blowing fuses.
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