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Back up alarm

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by dlcs, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,149

    I installed a back up alarm on my 1 ton today. Basically I wanted it on my tailgate spreader so it would be removed after snow season. What I did was got a 7 rv conector and wired it to my trailer connection on my truck. I hooked up the hot wire of the alarm to the center pin(back up circuit) on the plug and hooked the ground from the alarm to the ground screw on the trailer plug. I figured this would work easily but for some reason it doesn't work. Am I missing something here? Gm says the center pin is for back up so it should work right?
     
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,972

    Test light time. But I'm saying your,gnd is missing
     
  3. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,149

    Got it fixed thanks.
     
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,972

    And. What was the problem?
     
  5. mtnbktrek

    mtnbktrek Senior Member
    from NEPA
    Messages: 144

    Forgot to put it in reverse
     
  6. johnhenry1933

    johnhenry1933 Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    That's a good one. At least you're man enough to fess up to it. I'm still laughing.
     
  7. hammerstein

    hammerstein Senior Member
    Messages: 318

    This site has officially reach a record low.
     
  8. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,972

    The op never answered back
     
  9. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,149

    I put the ground wire on the wrong screw. Was looking at the plug backwards....lol oops
     
  10. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,997

    You aren't related to bir...... are you!:mechanic:
     
  11. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,149

    Who is Bir?:rolleyes:
     
  12. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,997

    One of our favorite posters here. Always entertaining with his youthful energy and his three ring circus life.
     
  13. vlc

    vlc Senior Member
    Messages: 636

    The reason I stick around on PS. Haven't seen any posts from him in a while...

    Glad you got it figured out and it was a simple fix