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Tow wiring (NATO)

Discussion in '101's and Military' started by 14platoon, Jun 16, 2020.

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  1. 14platoon

    14platoon Active Member

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    Hello
    Recently had the rear cross member replaced on my 1992 Defender.
    I need to re wire the wires back into the tow electrics terminal but they’re all yellow and have been disconnected from the terminal completely. How do I differentiate them?
    Thanks
     
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    If they are all the same colour you may need to use a volt meter to identify what they are.
     
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    Yeah was thinking that
     
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    mine have little sleeve things on each wire that might mean something, will look tomorrow for you
     
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    Thanks Flat
     
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    Are you wiring it back to a NATO plug or a Civi.
    The little sleeve's on the yellow wires should have letters on, A to N.
    A, F,H are spare. B left hand stop light. C convoy. D and L earth. E tail and number plate light.
    J right hand stop light. K aux positive. M left hand turn light. N right hand turn light.
    Hope this helps, if you won't the civi plug system let me know.
    Mal
     
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    I tried to find sleeves on mine but couldn’t, are they near the plug itself? I was going to return it to NATO but also but an adapter to civi.
     
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    On mine the sleeves are at the end of the wire.
    I have come across some wiring where the sleeves are missing due to have being cut
    and re-wired!.
     
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    Thanks mate, nato plug end or at the source (labels)?
     
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    Both ends of the loom, don't any of the wires have markings.
    If i could get to mine i would take some photos for you to see, but i cannot get to her
    due to our Wales COVID-19 lock down(5-mile radius from where we live) landy 20 miles
    from where i live.
    Sorry i can't help you more.
    Mal
     
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    Thanks anyway mate. I’ll try to rub the dirt and mud off and see what I can see.
     
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    connections NATO Plug Wiring.png
     
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    Well might have hit a snag. Someone’s chopped the wiring halfway up so pointless me trying to rewire the nato plug! now I’ll have to wire in a fresh 7 pin job.
     

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    Bugger, i hate when that happens :mad:
    I am sure you will sort it out, the joy of owning a Landy ;).
     
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