Test Trailer Lights, Brakes without Hooking Up


Got a long-stored trailer that needs to have its lights checked before you hook up to go? It can be a hassle to have to connect the trailer to a vehicle first, but there is an alternative.

The Light Ranger Mobile Universal Trailer Tester (MUTT®) is a portable and water-resistant trailer light tester and trailer brakes tester that allows the user to perform all testing functions without the use of the vehicle. Innovative Products of America (IPA®) manufactures the MUTT®.

For 7-spade, 6-round and 4/5 flat pin trailer harnesses, the Light Ranger MUTT® simulates all electrical circuits of standard towing vehicles, including tractors and other farm vehicles. A battery charger and three-way trailer harness adapter is included with each tester. It also has a handle to make moving the battery-powered system from place to place easy. Users can outfit the rig with a common motorcycle battery (not provided).

Other features and benefits include

  • Short circuit protection
  • Turn signal simulation and power verification LED
  • Internal battery compartment

Additional specifications include:

  • Input: 12V DC Output: 10A @ 12V DC
  • Circuit protection: Automatic resetting internal breaker
  • Controls: Manual Control Knob
  • Materials: Plastic weight: 2 pounds (empty)
  • Packaged dimensions: 11.582 inches-by-5.070 inches-by-7.143 inches

IPA® is an OEM company specializing in the development of innovative tools and equipment since 1991. IPA® is located in Woodstock, New York and employs a team of electro/mechanical engineers, supported by an experienced global sourcing department and on-site manufacturing with full marketing services. These elements allow IPA® to offer cutting-edge solutions, holding true to the company motto, “Future Now®.”