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Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your Chrysler PT Cruiser with this custom wiring harness. T-One connector plugs directly into existing wiring. Powered ModuLite reduces strain on wiring system.
This custom-fit T-One connector plugs into your Chrysler PT Cruiser's wiring harness, which is located behind the driver's-side and passenger's-side tail lights. You will have to remove the tail light assemblies to access this harness.
Once you've plugged in the T-connector, run the hot lead up to your car battery. Connect the lead to the included fuse holder, and then connect the fuse holder to the positive terminal on your battery and insert the provided fuse.
Once installation is complete, the 4-way flat connector will be stowed beneath your Chrysler PT Cruiser, near the trailer hitch. A mounting bracket (sold separately) is recommended to keep the connector secure.
It is recommended that you use a small amount of grease on all electrical connections - the plugs on your automobile and the 4-pole connector itself - to help prevent corrosion.
A ModuLite power module is built into this T-One connector. Because most trailers run on a two-wire system - wherein the brake and turn signals are carried on one wire - the separate brake and turn signals from your Chrysler PT Cruiser's three-wire system need to be combined so they are compatible with the wiring system of your trailer. This power module functions as a tail light converter to combine the brake and turn signal functions of your automobile so that they run on one wire to properly activate your trailer's tail lights. Note: This will not affect how the tail lights on your Chrysler PT Cruiser operate.
With a ModuLite, your trailer's lights will be powered without overloading your Chrysler PT Cruiser's electrical system. Because the module draws power directly from your car's battery and bypasses the electrical routes that are used by a basic wiring harness, there is virtually no draw on your tail light circuits.
Video of T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector
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installation instructions and specs for complete information.
Today on a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser, we're going to install product number 118462 from Tow Ready. First thing we need to do is go ahead and remove the tail lights. We're going to remove the wire harness from the tail light we're pushing on the sides of these little tabs right here. Sometimes its easier to push it with a screwdriver. We're going to start off by running a 4-pole wire and our T-connector half with a yellow wire down to the bottom of the tail light and out at the bottom of the bumper. Next, we'll go ahead and remove, attach our ground wire to the body which connects this to a sheet metal around the side here which we'll attach to that.
Now, we'll go ahead and hook up our T-connect wires to our factory harness. Now, the connector of the two wires is going to be a turn signal circuit so that will go to our green wire half of the T-connector. So we'll plug those together and then our T-connector, the red wire, will connect to the other socket. So these two ends will plug into the tail light. We'll leave that alone for now and run our 4-pole wire over to the center of the hitch and our yellow wire will run over to the other tail light.
Now, we have to find a spot for our module and we're going to clean up a piece of sheet of metal right here and let's go ahead and attach it. We'll continue off with our yellow wire and run that up to our tail light and that will go to the connector with just the two wires. Next we'll go ahead and deal with the power wire going up to the battery. We'll get the black wire that became a kit to the red wire that comes up the module. We'll use a supplied block connector to do that.
We'll take our black wire and run up to the battery to make sure we stay away from anything moving like the suspension components or anything hot like the exhaust. Same thing applies when we run up to the engine component. Now, to get access to the battery we have to loosen up the lid to the air filter. We'll pull up our wire from below which you'll take up all the slack, then we'll cut it to length and then add a fuse holder. Ok, in our wire, we use a block connector and then we cut our fuse holder wire into half and add that to our block connector.
In the other side, we'll get the ring terminal so we'll add that to the positive side of our battery on the terminal here. We'll go ahead and add a fuse to the fuse holder and just stuck it out of the way and we're done. Then we go ahead and put the cover back onto the intake and we are set to go. The last thing we need to do is to go ahead and reinstall the tail lights in the back. With that, that will finish it for installing product number 118462 from Tow Ready.
Average Customer Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (30 Customer Reviews)Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom wiring harness. T-One connector plugs directly into existing wiring. Powered ModuLite reduces strain on wiring system.
by: J Lee06/02/2014
This is the second time that I have ordered this wiring harness (118462) for our 2006 GT PT Cruiser Convertible, The first harness only lasted about 4 years, I'm hoping that the second harness will last a bit longer. Only time will tell. The harness is very easy to install, it uses OEM style plugs that just plug into the existing taillight wiring plugs. The hardest part of installing the wiring harness (If you can call running a power wire from the taillight wiring harness to the battery, hard) Which I didn't have to do this time because I already had the power wire running to the battery. I installed the second Taillight wiring harness today and it works fine. It took me a little longer than the first one, as I had to remove the old taillight wiring harness before installing the New taillight wiring harness. 133845
I am not overly impressed with this unit. The design of the unit required running a separate B+ wire from the battery to the converter in the rear of the vehicle. This is the first converter I have ever used that required this. While this may be ideal to draw as little current as possible from vehicle's stock lighting circuit, I would have preferred to not have to run a "hot" wire from the front to the back as this kit required and just replaced the flasher with a heavy-duty type. Etrailer's customer service is top-notch, and they updated me along the way with the information on the order status. I will certainly be using Etrailer in the future for my towing equipment needs. 7983
by: Dennis J.01/20/2011
Katie, I have ordered twice so far with etrailer and was COMPLETELY satisfied both times, THANK YOU! When the time comes, I will be ordering again, with out any doubt, because I know I'm safe with your company and service is excellent. Thank You Again. Dennis 5760
by: Don B.03/30/2011
I purchased both the hitch and wiring kit. It was a very easy job and took me less than 2 hours to install both. Customer service was great. I am completely satisfied. Thank you etrailer! 10728
by: B.J. P04/16/2013
The Instructions were not clear and did not mention what to do with a third of the wiring harness. When it was finally installed in the only way it fit on the vehicle, only the turn signals worked. I had to pay a mechanic $100 to fix the problem. He said there were some bad connections in the white wired portion of the harness. Will avoid this manufacturer with future purchases. 76305
by: Ed N06/06/2012
This was a replacement item. Installation was easy. Some of the wires could have been a little longer. They did not hamper installation, but I did have to add wire to the wire that went to the battery to make it long enough. Also had to mount the box portion on the body of the car instead of the side of the trailer hitch where the previous one was mounted. 42935
by: Jack G12/22/2011
Oh my goodness!!! Christmas is this week and I got my order after only 3 days! I've waited longer for orders that only come from across town. I've very happy with the communication from etrailer as well as the quality of my new receiver and wiring harness. I won't hesitate to recommend you to anyone and everyone I talk to. Thank you very much. 28522
by: Brian B04/13/2011
I had no idea how to wire vehicle with a trailer connecter wiring harness and it was still simple. Installation took about 45 minutes but most of my time was spent tucking and securing the wires neatly. Connection to vehicles existing wiring was very simple using all existing factory plugs with no cutting or splicing into wires. 11596
Wow that was easy! Hitch and Wire Harness in 2 hours! And it looks great! So worth the money, thanks etrailer! 51581
Everything worked just fine. Just like the video. I didn't have the car on a hoist so running the wire from the battery took the most time. Had to splice a few inches onto the yellow wire going to the driver's side to get there but not an issue. A good product and does what it says it does. 87877
by: George F.03/24/2012
Wiring harness works perfectly. Installaion took a couple hours. One problem. The wire going from the module to the other side of the vehicle NEEDS to be longer. I routed it every way possible and was never happy. It does fit, just would be SO much easier if only at least 6" longer 34953
Sucks having to run a power wire from the battery to the rear of the car. The lead to the passenger side of the car IS short as other reviewers have stated. I had to make it a little longer to to make it to the passenger side harness. But other then that, so far so good... 53389
by: Robert W.05/10/2012
Like others have said, left side yellow wire needed to be 2" longer, but fit after reinstalling left light. (Just don't zip tie the wire BEFORE reinstalling left light.) Plenty of power wire to make it to battery. Clean install. 39977
Good product. Would have been excellent if the yellow wire that goes between the two tail-lights was 18 inches longer and if a nut for the positive connection to the battery was included. 17956
Everything worked exactly as planned. I could not ask for a more well designed product. Installation was quick, and was without incident. As always, Etrailer did a fine job! 33422
by: Paul G03/22/2013
Quick and easy install. The hardest part was getting the wire up to the battery. All and all it was a great product and was about 100.00 cheaper then the trailer shop. 71828
by: Ken A.10/24/2012
I found this product easy to install, with one small exception. The yellow wire from the black box to the driver's side taillight was too short. 58027
Wiring harness arrived in one day. Instructions were excellent and installation was a breeze. Total time was less than thirty minutes. 49605
by: John B06/11/2012
The yellow wire could have been just about a inch or two longer but I made it work by installing it next to the hitch 43616
I Love It Ordered on Monday recieved item on Wednesday. easy to install, great product. I'll be back eTrailer 1344
Thank you, very much. The written instructions were hard to follow. That video was great!! 34111
by: Terry R.10/29/2013
All connections were a perfect fit. Instructions were accurate. Great product. 105608
by: Ron T08/02/2013
Straight forward installation .. easy to do. Even for a 71 year old guy. 92960
by: Morgan J.05/06/2011
This was a little time consuming to actually put in but totally worth it 13006
by: Sam D11/13/2012
Nice product, just time consuming running the wire to tha battery 59333
by: Bill R.06/06/2012
Hitch was easy to install and arrived earlier than expected. 43060
by: John B12/14/2012
fast ship. This fits my vehicle's light sockets. Time saver 61529
by: Kimberlee R07/10/2012
Product was easy to install, and works well. 47343
by: Bill A02/15/2012
Easy installation Great Instructions. 31889
by: Gary E11/26/2012
Good fit, easy 60007
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