12+ 6 Wire Trailer Wiring. The extra wire, as a rule, is used to power backup lights. Many new trucks come prewired from the factory, and there are kits that make the operation plug and play.
Round 1 1/4 diameter metal connector allows 1 or 2 additional wiring and lighting functions such as back up lights, auxiliary 12v power or electric brakes. To wire a trailer, the first step is to determine what components on the trailer need wiring. When wiring your trailer, be sure to route your wiring so that all wires are tucked in and away from anything that could rub or catch on them.
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12+ 6 Wire Trailer Wiring. Video tutorial on how to wire trailer lights. Or why not make your diy installation easier with our 'plug and play' solutions. This project requires a trailer lighting kit that includes a wiring harness, small connection clips, a couple rear turn signals and a couple side mounted lights. You need a trailer control unit as seen in this pic by mksap11 you also need to have adaption via vcds.