Use this simple running lights hack to light up your RV at night.
Have you ever seen an RV unhitched and parked with it’s running lights on at night? Do you wonder how they have the lights on without running down a battery? Use this quick running lights hack to make it happen.
When we were staying at Wyalusing State Park we became friends with a camping neighbor named Juan. We were sitting around his campfire and when it started to get dark he went over and turned is running lights on. We were wondering how he did this. Juan told us about how he was at another Wisconsin State Park and most of the campers had their running lights on and it looked cool. He inquired how it was done and tested it out for himself. This is how Juan did it.
Trailer Running Lights Hack
This trailer hack involved putting a fuse into your hitch plug. You need a 10 amp or a 15 amp fuse. Juan used a 15 amp for his trailer. Stick the fuse into two adjacent slots at a time until the running lights come on. That’s it! If you are plugged into an electrical pole, you will not draw from the battery with this mod. If you are not plugged in, you will draw from the battery. Not all people are fans of RV lights being on all night. Be a good neighbor and remove the fuse before bed.
Thank you to Juan for sharing this simple RV hack. We enjoyed meeting Juan, Jessie, Vinny, and Alex. We are camping friends for life and they are official members of the Let’s Camp S’more Mod Squad. Do you have a hack, mod, recipe, or anything camping related that you would like featured here at Let’s Camp S’more? Read how you can join the Mod Squad and get your own Let’s Camp S’more sticker for your RV.