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Old 08-16-2010, 09:07 PM
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I have a '99 3500 and I'm having trouble tracing the color coding for the trailer lights. Anyone have or know where I can get the truck-side color code?
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I have a '99 3500 and I'm having trouble tracing the color coding for the trailer lights. Anyone have or know where I can get the truck-side color code?
Does it have the factory trailer tow wiring?
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It appears that the hitch and wiring are after-market. The wiring is not connected with a plug, but they used the splicing method.
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That'll add to the challenge!

First, the wiring information I have for the 2001. I believe it is the same in the 1999, but you will have to check the signals on the lines to confirm.

Left Turn - DG/RD (Dark Green/Red) - DG/BR (At light)
Right Turn - BR/RD (Brown/Red) - DG/BR (At light)
Tail marker - BK/YL (Black/Yellow)
Ground - BK (Black)

Again.....this is for a 2001 Ram, so check that the appropriate signal is on the wire before making final connection.

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