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Old 06-21-2012, 05:46 PM   #1
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Post HELP! 1979 Vogue Motorhome

hi all,
we just bought our first motorhome, a 1979 Vogue. She has a Dodge 440 that runs great. I am in desperate need of a owners manual and or a wiring diagram. I have a break light out and need to trace the wiring. If anyone can help or point me in a direction of somewhere I could find a owners manual/or wiring diagram I would be so grateful. It's funny, seems you can't register or pass an inspection without working break lights. silly huh? Thanks in advance. Lexi

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Old 06-21-2012, 05:58 PM   #2
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Your brake light runs through the turn signal switch. Try running the turn signal switch through its paces, left/right many times and have some one watch your brake light (it will help clean the switch after its been sitting).

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Old 06-21-2012, 06:45 PM   #3
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Using a test light probe, start at the brake light end. It was common for corrosion to effect the connections between the bulb & contacts. Then remove the light from the wall & check the incoming wires. Often corrosion exists between at the wire ends too.
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:54 PM   #4
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Chassis wiring diagrams are in the 78-79 Dodge Motorhome Service Manual. Here is a link that has both the Service and Parts manuals.
1978,78,1979,79 Dodge Motorhome | eBay

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Classic Winnebago Site: http://www.classicwinnebagos.com/forum/index.php
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