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Old 11-28-2018, 12:57 PM   #1
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Does anyone know how to wire the headlights on a 1998 Tradewinds, I replaced all the headlights and now all of them come on at the same time rather than 2 dim and 2 bright which has casused them to blink on and off. What wire goes to what light?
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Wish I could help. Maybe go to a place that repairs RVs will tell you without charging.

Might be a good idea to take pictures before working on something or removing wires next time. I do - my husband thinks I am crazy but have come in handy numerous times.

Maybe you can find the answer on this page: https://www.google.com/search?q=head...w=1304&bih=666
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If you have the Smart Wheel you will burn up the SW control module very shortly with all the lights on! Halagon lights burn the module. Install relay and replace wiring to take load off module! The plugin on module are weaker than the module it's self
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Does anyone know how to wire the headlights on a 1998 Tradewinds, I replaced all the headlights and now all of them come on at the same time rather than 2 dim and 2 bright which has casused them to blink on and off. What wire goes to what light?

I'm going to assume that you replaced the headlight bulbs. Usually when you replace the bulbs you can't connect them wrong because the connector can only be put on one way. However there are different bulbs that have the same connector. you may have put a dual filament bulb where a single filament bulb should go. The current would back feed to the other circuits causing the other lights to come on at the same time. The connectors are the same, sometimes, it's just the wiring that's different. Unless you are replacing bulbs every day, they all look the same to most people. It's a pretty easy mistake to make. What is the bulb number that you removed and what is the bulb number that you installed? I'm pretty familiar with this subject and could help.
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I'm going to assume that you replaced the headlight bulbs. Usually when you replace the bulbs you can't connect them wrong because the connector can only be put on one way. However there are different bulbs that have the same connector. you may have put a dual filament bulb where a single filament bulb should go. The current would back feed to the other circuits causing the other lights to come on at the same time. The connectors are the same, sometimes, it's just the wiring that's different. Unless you are replacing bulbs every day, they all look the same to most people. It's a pretty easy mistake to make. What is the bulb number that you removed and what is the bulb number that you installed? I'm pretty familiar with this subject and could help.
When I get to where it is stored I will get that informaton and post
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