No more cutting wires and installing butt splices then wrapping wires back. Now, these Styrofoam panels are held in place with two plastic clips. We'll need to unplug the three connectors on it. Now, what I really like about this wiring harness is that it's plug and play. The end results Finally, here are a couple of admittedly crappy photos that I took to illustrate the end result.
They're specifically designed for your vehicle and do not require splicing into your vehicle's wiring. Now, we'll take our grommet here, where our taillight wiring harness comes in and pull it on out of our vehicle. Our wiring harness has this nice dustcover. Still had to drill for plate. Make sure you're operating everything as safely as possible for both yourself and other drivers with a Curt T-Connector Wiring Harness. Then the wire harness here, do the tab on top.
Also it is recommended that the car have a cooler in the transmission and a brake box for the electronic breaks on the trailer. Well, for starters, the Toyota hitch costs a pretty penny. I went there with my previous vehicle, a Honda Pilot. Will use more of these products in the future I am sure of that. Full transcript: Today in our 2017 Ford Escape, we'll be having a look at and installing the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector. In fact, aside from the model , the installation instructions for both are word-for-word identical.
It was a breeze to install I did so without any assistance at all. Just push in on the tab on the top and pull back to release. I instead opted for the Curt 13200. Use our trim panel tool, get in behind, and then pull, separate it to do the same on the other side. Simply plug the Curt T-Connector Wiring Harness into your factory wiring harness and run it to your trailer.
And here's our tab that we pressed in on. This Curt T-Connector makes attaching your trailer even easier with a wiring harness designed for your specific vehicle. Let everyone else know what you're doing and stay within the letter of the law with a Curt T-Connector Wiring Harness. Now, both our green and yellow wire have three amps of power output per side and our brown wire here has a total power output of six amps for our taillight and running light circuit. So, here's the tabs again. Now, we need to remove our side panels here partially.
Using a bike rack and cargo rack. And you can also use this to secure it around the safety chain loops on your hitch, so your wiring is readily accessible next time you tow your trailer. But I digress… Hitch installation Once I decided to go with a and , I needed to get it installed. And we have the same thing on the other side of the panel. These plug-and-go wiring harnesses are the way to go. To begin our install, we'll start by opening our hatch. We offer the broadest selection of custom-fit receiver hitches for nearly every vehicle on the road today.
We need to unplug this as well too. Now, keep in mind, everything we do on one side of the vehicle, we'll repeat on the other side. Now, we'll plug the male into the female. Use of this site is subject to certain. This will keep any dirt and debris out of the connector, causing a poor connection or a short possibly. They are designed to allow your brake control to plug directly into your vehicle's power system using an original equipment connector. Sometimes, you need to push it in all the way, then you can grab it and pull out.
I can only think of two downsides to going with an aftermarket hitch. Is the transmission cooler included with the car? Because this is designed for your exact vehicle's wiring, you shouldn't have to perform any wire cutting or taping. One towards the front and one towards the back. Individuals leaving comments are solely responsible and liable for the contents of their comments. The harness is designed with the wiring, connectors, and circuitry needed to adapt your vehicle's electrical system for trailer compatibility.
The contents of are provided for informational and entertainment purposes only. Very pleased with the hitch. We'll do the same on the other side. Just like our other connectors, you press in, pull back for release. So, press in on this tab and pull back to separate.