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Old 07-08-2013, 07:32 AM
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I have a 2011 ram, on my car trailer I have a 2000lbs wrench, that on my previous truck I had wire to the truck battery through the 7 wire trailer plug, so I wouldn`t have to worry about a dead trailer battery. checking the wiring diagram for the 7 wire plug there is an aux in the center plug. will this handle a 2000lbs wrench or will I need to wire it separately. thanks terry
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The winch motor has a tag on it that should have how many AMP. power draw it takes to work. Not knowing the AMP. power draw I would say no go using the trailer plug which is used mostly for short time inside trailer lighting. You will need a heaver gauge wire from the battery. JMO.
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I would run a min of 4ga wire from the battery to the back. 2 ga would be even better IMO.
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basically follow these directions
http://www.etrailer.com/instructions.aspx?pn=SW1520

http://www.etrailer.com/dept-pg-Winc...ler_Winch.aspx


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do anybody have a wiring diagram of the trailer plug? I pluged in my trailer and the wrinch is working but without taking the plug apart I am not sure if the wrinch is working off the electric brake wire or the aux wire? I would like to have everything in the one plug like before. I could change the aux wire to a heaver ga wire, I have manual hydraulic brakes on the trailer.
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