Why are my lights not working on my trailer?
Other causes that may result in a trailer not being detected include poor trailer wiring or a poor connection at the trailer connector. It may be necessary to update the trailer wiring, trailer connector, or trailer lights.
Why is my brake controller not recognizing my Trailer?
If it shows power any other time then there is a short somewhere between the connector and the brake controller you will need to track down. If the truck side checks out fine then it could be the wiring to the brake magnets or the magnets themselves.
How can I tell if my trailer is connected or disconnected?
In addition, this system will display Check Trailer Wiring on the DIC every time a trailer with electric brakes is disconnected. On some 2019 Silverado 1500 and Sierra 1500 models only, a “Trailer Disconnected, Check Connection” message may display on the DIC without a trailer being connected. (Fig.
How can I tell if my trailer has electric brakes?
If the truck is equipped with a Trailer Brake System, a Trailer Brakes Connected message will display on the Driver Information Center (DIC) when a trailer with electric trailer brakes is connected. In addition, this system will display Check Trailer Wiring on the DIC every time a trailer with electric brakes is disconnected.
Why is my harness not connecting to my trailer?
Ground location for harness or trailer connector is weak or ground connection has loosened over time. Harness has been overloaded due to excessive draw from lights or a short in the trailer wiring. Using one turn signal engages the turn signals on both sides of the trailer.
Why are my brake lights not connected to my trailer?
(Hard Wire Only) Vehicle has separate turn signal and brake lights, brake wire is not connected. Insufficient ground or short to ground on trailer or vehicle side. None of the trailer lights work for any functions. (Powered Converter Only) 12V power wire is not connected to vehicle battery.
Can a trailer be disconnected with no lights?
If a trailer is disconnected while no trailer lights are active, the trailer will continue to be reported as connected by the trailering app. Always have the vehicle lights on when disconnecting the trailer to ensure the system properly detects the disconnection.
Can a trailer light work except for one function?
Trailer lights work except for one function: brake, right turn, left turn, or tail. Harness wires are not connected to vehicle correctly/securely. ( Plug-In Only) A set of connectors is not seated together properly or is not making a good connection.