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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-11-2019, 09:45 PM Thread Starter
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HELP!! Trailer Wiring

So i have fallen into the trap of trailer wiring issues!
I have a 2006 Xterra SE that did not come with the towing package. I bought the total package from Etrailer with hitch wiring harness and relays that go in the passenger side kick panel. It worked flawlessly for a year and all of the sudden i go to plug in my trailer and i have running lights but no brake lights or turn signals.

I have checked the fuse in the engine compartment. I replaced all the relays in the kick panel but still no luck i have checked every single replaceable fuse or relay i can think of. I’m hoping someone has a solution for me because I’m losing my mind!
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-11-2019, 10:29 PM
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Are you checking on your trailer or With a multimeter on the pins? Personally I've gone through 3 harnesses. They dont seem to last long for me.
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I have been testing at the pin connector and even at the harness in the passenger side panel. Did you replace the harness under the car or the one in the passenger panel
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Under the car. I bought the inside one from nissan. never had an issue with that. I bought exterior replacement harnesses from amazon.
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Have you checked the harness under your X for any rub through or broken wires?

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Have you checked the harness under your X for any rub through or broken wires?
At this point after hours of tracing am 90% certain that my relays are not getting power at the passenger side harness. It doesnt seem to get power even to that point. I have checked every fuse and every possible breaker. i Replaced all three relays at the passenger side. Im at a complete loss
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-15-2019, 04:20 PM Thread Starter
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FIXED!!

There was a fuse in the engine compartment but not in the main fuse box it was a fuse in the relay box directly in front of the fuse box. Small fuse super easy to miss. I'm just relieved i found it!
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