Why are my trailer breaks locking up in reverse when hooked up to my F350?

Asked by Sep 17, 2014 at 01:35 PM about the 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat Super Cab 4WD

Question type: General

My livestock trailer locks up when i put the truck in reverse. They work fine going forward.

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That sounds like the trailer is wired incorrectly or there is a cross connection between the electric brakes and the reverse light circuit. It only takes a strand or 2 of wire in the wrong place to set the brakes.

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