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Old 07-05-2019, 10:45 PM   #1
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Toad taillight electrical connection

I'm going to wire my toad's rear lights using this diagram from Blue Ox. My toad has an inertia supplemental brake system (RVi brake3) that presses on the brake pedal when I slow my MH sufficiently to activate the inertia system. So that means when I gently brake my MH, the toad's brake lights will not come on.

Question: Will wiring my toad this way cause any electrical problems when my toad's brake lights are receiving power from the MH and toad's electrical system at the same time?
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Old 07-05-2019, 11:01 PM   #2
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Looks good. As long as there are 2 diodes in each little box.
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Looks good. As long as there are 2 diodes in each little box.
The diode boxes are included in a Blue Ox kit. Instead, I'll be using two 3amp diodes in place of each box.
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I like the idea of using individual diodes. You can heat shrink the connections versus the bulky diodes.

What diodes are you using?
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Nope, diodes will keep it all straight and there would be no problem. Happens on my Enclave all the time, pedal fires the brake lights and so does the MH.
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I like the idea of using individual diodes. You can heat shrink the connections versus the bulky diodes.

What diodes are you using?
I got these for about $1.50 each. Way less than the ones that come in the sealed box
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