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Old 02-01-2015, 09:17 PM
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Well I seem to have a reoccurring issue...and now it's growing much worse.

When I tap my brakes, most of the interior electrical system goes dead, and sometimes it will kill the Engine. Most of the time it's just the stereo, but now my dash and the fan blower go dead and the seat belt light comes on. (not the climate control lights though). Headlights seem to stay on.
It does not happen every time but sometimes it will happen frequently.

I haven't spent anytime investigating, just checked battery cables quick. It's cold and dark out now, so I'll see if you guys have any insight on where to start looking.

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Trailer wiring harness grounding out?
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Old 02-02-2015, 10:42 AM
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Trailer wiring harness grounding out?
And that's exactly why I asked! Wouldn't have checked there first, but great idea.
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Had nearly the same thing happen to me. It was the trailer wiring (actually some corroded wiring in the brake light harness as well). New trailer harness and some replacement and cleanup on the brake light wiring, and all was well.
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