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7 pin ‘N’ type trailer plug wiring diagram

The 7 pin N type plug and socket is still the most common connector for towing. This supplies power to the road lighting of your trailer or caravan. This has now been replaced by 13 pin Euro plugs on all new caravans. Below is a diagram for the original plug and socket showing the functions […]

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TEC2M Auto Switch Combi Relay wiring diagram

TEC2M Auto Switch Combi Relay This relay automatically senses the condition of the towing vehicles alternator and diverts some of the current charging it’s battery to the caravan’s battery or fridge as well. This happens automatically when sensors trigger a split charge relay at a set voltage. This does not require a separate lead from […]

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7 Way universal bypass relay wiring diagram

Many modern cars have Multiplexed or Can bus wiring systems. Wiring systems such as Can bus were developed in order to be a simpler and more cost effective alternative to the traditional wiring harness. This advancement in wiring has also led to the development of various fault finding and diagnostic systems. One fault finding system […]

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Trailer lighting rules, regulations and requirements.

Ensuring your trailer has the appropriate lighting is a legal requirement (The Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989). This simple guide will help you to be within the current laws for use on the UK public highway. All trailers must have fitted: Two red sidelights. Two red stoplights. Two red reflective triangles. An illuminated number plate. […]

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Wiring a 13 pin Euro plug

The 13 pin Euro type plug and socket is now fitted on most caravans to supply power to all the road lights and ancillary power systems such as fridges and charging systems. All of this in one plug, with a secure twist lock. In 2008 this replaced the N type road lighting plug and the […]

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7 Pin ‘S’ type caravan wiring

7 pin ‘S’ type plugs and sockets are usually used on caravans to supply power to the reverse light and give auxiliary power to other systems such as fridges, internal lights and charging systems. This was replaced in 2008 by the 13 pin Euro plug on all new caravans. It is recommended that a split-charge […]

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