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Water pump wire came undone after 5 years


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After 5 years of use the uncrimped wire, which supplies power to the water pump, finally came loose from the connector. 

After close inspection I discovered the connector was never actually crimped onto the wire. Only the plastic housing around the connector was crimped to the wire.

I also added a tie wrap to the wire protector so it does not pull down on the connector again. 

Easy fix. 

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Chris & Erika
2020 RAM 1500 Limited  |  2016 Legacy Elite II “Wayfinder Warrior” hull #110

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22 minutes ago, bhncb said:

You might also want to check those water pump mounting screws. They looks as sketchy as the wiring job.

Thanks. We'll take a look at them.

Chris & Erika
2020 RAM 1500 Limited  |  2016 Legacy Elite II “Wayfinder Warrior” hull #110

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Looking at that wiring, I could tell you exactly who wired your trailer.

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Steve, Tali and the dogs: Reacher, Lucy and Rocky plus our beloved Storm and Maggie (both waiting at the Rainbow Bridge) 2008 Legacy Elite I - Outlaw Oliver, HULL NUMBER: 0026 2014 Legacy Elite II - Outlaw Oliver, HULL NUMBER: 0050 2017 Silverado High Country 2500HD Diesel 4x4 

 

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Actually, it is fairly amazing that it took five years for that wire to become detached enough for it to stop working.  And, it does not appear that there was any "arching" on the end of that wire.

Bill

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Steve, I think you should write or dictate a history of Oliver development, to include all the internal insight you have....to be published posthumously, of course. 🙂

12 hours ago, ScubaRx said:

Looking at that wiring, I could tell you exactly who wired your trailer.

 

2020 Legacy Elite II Hull 625 - 2013 Lexus LX 570

San Antonio/Boerne - Texas Hill Country

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