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Old 08-23-2012, 06:28 PM   #1
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Towing Plug Broken

So i went offroading today and hit the plug for the tail lights when towing behind our motorhome.

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How should i go about this? I need to buy a new plug and wire it up again. Can i bend the metal mounting plate back? Also where can i buy the metal plug? Im not even sure what its called, im a newb.

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Old 08-23-2012, 06:54 PM   #2
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Most auto parts stores, like Advance/Pep Boys/Auto Zone/etc. carry them.

Should be able to bend or hammer the mount back.

And maybe rethink it's location.

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Old 08-23-2012, 06:55 PM   #3
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any motor home,trailer,auto parts store. It will come with a new bracket. I would also buy shrink tube and solder all the wires.
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Most auto parts stores, like Advance/Pep Boys/Auto Zone/etc. carry them.

Should be able to bend or hammer the mount back.

And maybe rethink it's location.
Trust me it wasnt my idea haha. Ive been thinking of moving it into the front bumper.
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