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Curt Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring for the 2010 Chrysler Town and Country

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Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector - 2010 Chrysler Town and Country

Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your Chrysler Town and Country with this custom harness. T-connector plugs directly into existing wiring. Powered converter reduces strain on wiring system and is made using SMT to ensure superior performance.


  • Provides a 4-way flat trailer connector at the back of your Chrysler Town and Country to power your trailer's signal lights
    • Compatible with 5-pole, 6-pole and 7-pole adapters (sold separately)
  • Connects quickly and easily
    • Locate connection points behind tail lights
    • Plug in T-connector
    • Run hot lead to car battery
  • Includes a tail light converter to ensure that your Chrysler Town and Country's wiring matches that of your trailer
    • Powered module connects directly to battery to avoid overloading vehicle's electrical system
  • Constructed using surface-mount technology (SMT) for consistent, reliable performance
    • Maximizes trailer light yield and intensity while producing minimal heat
    • Ensures superior operation in rough road conditions
  • Comes with dust cap for 4-way flat connector
  • Made in the USA


  • Maximum amperage:
    • Stop/turn lights: 5 amps per circuit
    • Tail lights: 5 amps per circuit
  • Limited 1-year warranty


This custom-fit T-connector plugs into your Chrysler Town and Country'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.

Once installation is complete, the 4-way connector will be stowed beneath your Chrysler Town and Country, 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.

Powered Tail Light Converter with Surface-Mount Technology

A tail light converter is built into this T-connector. This converter is a circuit-protected, battery-powered unit that bypasses the electrical routes that are used by a basic wiring harness. As a result, there is virtually no draw on your tail light circuits.

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 Town and Country's three-wire system need to be combined so they are compatible with the wiring system of the trailer. This converter combines 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 Town and Country operate.

Curt builds each tail light converter using surface-mount technology (SMT). This method of construction involves soldering electronic components directly to the surface of a printed circuit board. SMT eliminates the need for leads, which are used in older through-hole technology. The result is a circuit board that is smaller yet provides more routing area and that offers superior performance, reliability and durability.

Curt SMT Circuit Boards

Circuit boards constructed using SMT have been shown to perform better under rough conditions with excessive vibration than those made using the through-hole method. And where would vibration be more likely to occur than in towing applications? Curt converters also produce less heat, leading to increased durability and longer life. In addition, lower levels of resistance ensure better performance, especially for parts that operate at higher frequencies.

Each Curt circuit board is made using high-quality components that are pieced together in the most technologically savvy fashion, leading to greater predictability and reliability in functioning.

56162 CURT T-Connector - Surface Mount Technology - 4 Wire

Video of Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer
installation instructions and specs for complete information.

Video Transcript for Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2008 Chrysler Town and Country

Today on our 2008 Chrysler Town and Country, we'll be installing the Curt T-Connector with full 4-pole wiring harness, part number C56162. Now to begin our install, we'll first open up the rear hatch. Then we'll remove the 2 fasteners that secure the taillight housing on the driver's side. Once we remove the 2 torch fit fasteners, we'll set them aside, then pop the taillight out, being careful not to break the alignment tabs underneath. Next we'll remove the manufacturers wiring connectors from the back of the taillight assembly. First unlock the red locking tab, by simply sliding it back away from the connector, and then press on the connector tab to release it from the socket. We'll repeat this with both connectors.

Now with the wiring removed from taillight assemblies, we'll just set it aside for re-installation later. Next move over to the other side and repeat the same process. Now with both taillight assemblies removed, we'll start installing the new Curt T-Connector and harness. Starting on the driver's side, we'll take the yellow and brown wire connector and pull it directly into the manufacturers connector. This will be the black connector here on the driver's side.

Then we'll take the white wire with the pre-attached ring terminal, which will be the ground wire for our new converter box, and secure it to the body of the vehicle. To do this we use a self-capping screw. I recommend a final location where the sheet metal doubles up so it will give you a more secure ground. We'll go ahead and secure it here, behind the taillight assembly. Next we'll need to mount a converter box. Below the taillight assembly here on the driver's side, is an excellent location.

We'll go ahead and clean it first. We'll use a 2-way adhesive provided with the install kit. We'll take one side of the adhesive and attach it to the converter box, and then take the other side, and attach it to the body of the vehicle. Next, we'll take the green wire connector, and feed it down between the body of the vehicle and the rear fascia or bumper cover. Once we have that underneath the vehicle and out of the way, we'll follow it up with the 4-pole wiring harness. Using a pull wire to assist in routing, which can be a stiff piece of wiring or in this case a piece of air-tubing, we'll feed down following our wiring that was Inaudible 2:36 underneath the vehicle.

Provided with our install kit is a long extra length of black wire, we can attach the black power wire to the pull wire, and then pull it up behind the taillight assembly. We'll strip back both ends, and use the yellow but connector provided to secure the 2 together. We're going to take the 4-pole harness and route inside the vehicle. To do that we'll pull it back up behind the taillight assembly, and remove the manufacturers wiring harness grommet behind the taillight assembly. Once we remove the grommet, we can feed the 4-pole harness inside. To gain access to the 4-pole harness, we'll remove the spare tire jack and tool storage door, reach behind it, and grab the 4-pole harness and pull it out to where we gain access to it. Once we pull all the excess through, we'll then go ahead and take a pair of site-cutters, cut our grommet, and slide the 4-pole harness into the grommet, and re-install it. Next, we'll go ahead and tape up our power wire with some black electrical tape, to keep it free of dirt, dust, debris and moisture. Note, we'll go ahead and use some black strip ties to secure our wiring as necessary, and then we're ready to re-install the taillight assembly. Now with the driver's side taillight assembly re-installed, start running the green wire connector over to the passenger's side. Behind the rear bumper cover or fascia, using the fascia brackets to secure it. Keep in mind when routing any of your wiring, stay away from as many moving components, the steering or suspension, or excessive heat, such as the exhaust. We'll feed it up behind the taillight assembly, and pull it out where we gain access to it. We'll take the green wire connector, plug it into the manufacturers wiring, and then we can re-install the passenger side taillight assembly. Now with both taillight assemblies installed and secure, we're ready to start routing the black power wire. Power wire will get routed up to the engine compartment, and ultimately to the battery. As we go along to route the wire, we'll go ahead and secure it with the black zip ties as necessary. Now that we've routed into the engine compartment, we'll go ahead and pull it through the top of the engine compartment and secure it. Cut off the excess from the power wire and strip it back. Next, we'll go ahead and prepare our fuse holder. The fuse holder will go in line with our power wire to the positive battery terminal. So once I add a fuse holder, I'll add a ring terminal, the other side will be a butt connector. We'll take the butt connector and secure it to the power wire. Then we'll take the ring terminal, and secure it to the positive battery post. To do that, we'll remove the positive battery post stud nut, install the ring terminal and then re-secure the nut. Now we'll go ahead and wrap up this butt connection point with some black electrical tape, install a fuse into the fuse holder, and then secure our wiring as necessary. Take the 4-pole harness, install a test light on it, by taking a ground clamp, putting it over the white wire terminal, and then testing the next terminal over will be the brown wire terminal for running lights, then the yellow wire terminal for left turn signal, left brake, and the green wire terminal for right turn signal, right brake. Now we know our 4-pole harness works, we're ready to hit the road. And that does it for the install of the Curt T-Connector 4-pole wiring harness part number C56162 on our 2008 Chrysler Town and Country. .

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Customer Reviews

Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector - C56162

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (54 Customer Reviews)

Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom harness. T-connector plugs directly into existing wiring. Powered converter reduces strain on wiring system and is made using SMT to ensure superior performance.

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by: Michael12/26/2012

This harness is very easy to hook up to the tail lights, install takes a bit of effort. You will have to partially remove the interior panels on the driver side from the rear all the way up to the dashboard if you want to conceal the 12 volt wire that is needed to power the converter for this harness. I have a 2012 Jeep Patriot and I could not find a good way to pass the power wire thru the firewall without drilling. So what I did was run the wire up to the bottom of the dashboard and put an insulated FEMALE* connector on it, so when I need trailer lights I simply connect a long jumper (with insulated MALE* connectors on both ends of jumper) and run it thru the door, behind the fender up into the hood. It's good to install the fuse holder to the positive battery cable and put insulated FEMALE* connector on it as well for easy connection of the jumper. When I'm not using the trailer lights, I remove the jumper and the 10 amp fuse under the hood, the wire under the dash stays hidden out of sight. ;') *Connectors=Male/Female Disconnect Pairs were used. This method of install worked great for me and was not hard to complete, just thought I would share. Thanks eTrailer for making towing easy. 62009

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by: Josh (2011 Durango)02/05/2014

This is a good product. It was easy to install. Didn't need to splice any wires; the wires provided were just the right length. For me, since I do electrical work all the time, the instructions were pretty straight forward, but for someone who hasn't worked with this stuff before, the instructions could be more detailed and step by step. Even though I cleaned both the black box and the surface on the frame, the adhesive pad did not hold up. I recommend using some high strength duct tape if you are mounting it under the bumper, not near any hot/moving components. Other than those things I would rate this product as excellent. Additionally's customer support is phenomenal, so if you do have trouble understanding the instructions, rest assured you can get it cleared up by them. Over all it has been a good experience. 115801

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by: Andy (Florida)01/30/2014

Good idea in lessening the electric load from the trailer. Wiring harness fits really tight and could use a couple inches in places. 115268


Been working fine. Though I keep my equipment clean and in working order. Have had no problems with this unit once installed.

Andy F - 01/30/2015


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by: Chris05/01/2013

Quality parts. Easy install. Would definitely buy from these guys again. Makes sure you ground to bare metal. 78590


Its shorted out. I have to buy a new one. Not good.

Chris - 05/03/2014


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by: Mark C08/03/2013

Easy to install 93135


It has worked well but when car is sitting not running and trailer wiring connected the lights on trailer still to be on not brite just deam

Mark C - 02/01/2015


This can happen from time to time with LED equipped vehicles and trailers. Of course if you disconnect the trailer, it goes away.

Patrick B - 2/17/2015

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by: A. D. Kirby05/19/2014

Installation went smoothly. Product works perfect. Great Stuff! 131405


Its working out great. I use it often. Still works perfect. Thanks

A. D - 05/20/2015


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by: Clay06/13/2013

This pigtail is an easy install in the back end. However, not by any fault of the harness manufacturer, the power wire is a tough one to run. The vehicle construction made it a task to tuck/hide and strap the wire. I was adement to secure the wire so it wasn't exposed to exterior impact. The rear was about half an hour. Power wire was over 2 hrs by myself. Probably an hour to 1.5 hrs with help. 30 minutes if you don't care if it's exposed. This was in a 2013 4x4 Jeep Patriot. Lots of hot and moving parts under there. 84547

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by: Don03/23/2015

Good product, works fine and installation is easy. The instructions are great and the installation video on e-trailer is a big plus. The only difference I had is I was unable to run the trailer connector inside the vehicle. I either didn't have of couldn't find the hole. I ran the wire and connector underneath the bumper cover. I like this better anyway because now I don't have to run the wire and connector out of the cargo compartment and close the tailgate on it. 180294

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by: Cam A05/01/2015

The shipping was fast and came packaged safe and secure. The product is exactly as it was shown online. I have yet to instal on my car but I have been very pleased with how easy, cheap and helpful etrailer has been during this process. I am not as familiar with these parts and etrailers installation videos and easy purchase process has only helped back up a great product. 189304

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by: Scott S.01/05/2014

Worked well. Took a little time. The right side wire was about a foot short so I had to splice in a piece. Also to di it right you have to cut the wires and splice them because their is no way to get the connectors fished up to the tail lights through the tiny holes. Could just be my type of vehicle that made it a pain. 111945

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by: Chet B05/01/2014

All products received in a timely manner, but multiple products shipped in same box and box was received very damaged. Products in the box were all OK but the trailer hitch really tore up the shipping box - was worried the busted open box would lose other products in the box. Alls well that ends well. 128405

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by: Kevin05/28/2014

Sorry about the delay, but I was busy working at my campsite. I hooked the T-connection on Friday the 23th and everything is working. Very easy, but I took my time with the routing of the wiring and it took around two hours(I just finished working nightwork). 132952

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by: Sylvia H.10/29/2013

I purchased a Curt T-Connector Wiring harness for installation on my Durango because I had recently put on a trailer hiych. It was priced very reasonably and easy to install. I love it. Definitely will make hauling my Falcon much safer. 105570

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by: Dustin03/03/2013

Good product, made wiring installation a bit easier on my 2011 Patriot. Hardest part was routing the 12v power lead to the battery and finding a place to feed it through the fire wall, Other than that it was a easy install. 68534

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by: Brian R.07/09/2014

Bought a hitch and it is now installed. Also purchased a wire harness for my vehicle. Scheduled to have the wiring done on the 10 of July. I couldn't be more pleased with the items I purchased from 140438

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by: Weston08/11/2014

Wiring harness instructions were easy to follow and the color pics helped alot. Splice connectors that come with the kit are not weather proof so I did swap those for some weather proof/heat shrink connectors. 145689

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by: JGG04/24/2015

What can I say it worked as advertised, would have hated to install it without the installation video, running the 12 volt wire to the front of the vehicle was a pain without a lift but doable.Worked great. 188016

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by: Nery Pabon04/01/2015

Install in a 2015 Patriot. As expected, was very easy. Had a great time with my son install it. Little black box in the middle, but we went around it. The instruction video was the best help we had. 182094

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by: Mike J.03/26/2015

Both products I ordered were shipped fast and we perfect fits to my vehicle. Their instructional videos were very helpful. Great communication and great products. Thanks to everyone at Etrailer. 180976

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by: Chris C.06/04/2014

2013 Dodge Durango Simple install. Ran the power cable to the power pickup under the hood rather than the battery since the battery on this vehicle is located inside the passenger compartment. 134264

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by: ed11/09/2014

easy to install instructions not clear on installing the carriage bolt with the fish with the tow hitch electric installation instructions would be easier to follow with more pictures 160020

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by: Bill W.08/07/2014

Everything worked as advertised. Instructions were clear. Video was helpful. Installation was straightforward. Green wire to right side taillight could have been a few inches longer. 144932

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by: Jeff D.06/04/2014

Was easy to do. It saved time by removing bumper. It's not hard six screws and some push pins. It made hitch easier also. Hitch, wiring, and bumper still only took 1hr. 15mins 134255

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by: Jeff r04/04/2015

Product came in as promised. The video was very helpful. The product was easy to install. I would highly recommend the wiring harness for all the do it yourselfers. 183205

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by: mike s07/01/2014

Fit great on my 2014 jeep patriot. ..very easy to install and came with step by step instructions that could not have been more clear and easy to understand 138518

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by: Steve M08/12/2014

Worked perfectly in my wife's 2010 caliber. Installed in less than an hour. Plugged in to existing wiring so there was no cutting and splicing wires. 146372

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by: Barry D04/08/2014

Just to let you know I received my hitch for my Dodge Durango.I love it ,It was easy to install and I would refer anybody to go this way.Thanks Alot. 124284

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by: JT03/16/2015

very nice quality, got here quick and free shipping!! installation video was helpful also.. installed in about 3 hours.. including wiring harness.. 178476

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by: WILLIAM TURNER12/05/2014


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by: Mark S.07/12/2013

Easy to install and workes like a champ. Full kit including a fuse for protection and plenty of length to reach the battery. clean installation 89120

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by: dusty03/30/2015

easy install but the 5/8 bolts that came with the hitch were to big. I had to buy 9/16 bolts the car was a 2009 dodge caliber . 181749

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by: Roy C.02/11/2014

Your instructions for a late model Dodge Durango, should point out that the battery is under the passenger seat. 116259

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by: Stan L.03/31/2015

Products worked well. I bought a Curtis Hitch and a wiring package. Video for installation was very helpful 181828

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by: dusty03/30/2015

easy install I cut one hole inside the cargo area to mount the control box everything else was just plug ins 181750

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by: John s09/20/2014

The hitch installed great. I Realy like the fast shipping. I tell everyone to O use e-trailer 152211

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by: Trailor hitch, Dodge Durango04/01/2014

Excellent product and service. Perfect fit. Would definitely buy from again. 123342

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by: Phillip10/30/2013

Abosolutley perfect! Just as describe installed in minutes and I could ask for better!! 105739

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by: Suzan S.11/03/2014

Amazing ! Worked perfectly and shipped super fast. Very impressed with this website ! 158933

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by: Jett03/31/2015

Very clear instructions and easy installation. Quick shipment by too! 182038

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by: Shawn12/24/2014

Arrived quickly and well packaged. I'll absolutely order from etrailer again! 166780

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by: Gene10/10/2013

Installed as advrertised all parts were used as described good product 103256

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by: Jason11/06/2014

Super fast shipping. Great quality for the price. Installs very easy. 159704

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by: Mark Cleary02/18/2013

Great Service and product. Its very nice dealing with you! 66775

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by: Happy Customer04/28/2015

Worked very well. Did not take too long to install. 188615

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by: Elizabeth D03/23/2015

Excellent shipping! Easy to install...very happy! 180517

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by: John S.05/16/2015

Great, easy to install, detailed instru ctions. 193615

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by: Deral P05/02/2014

love your products and videos are great 128647

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by: Joe03/04/2013

Easy install and great customer service 68803

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by: Chelsea M04/03/2015

Very pleased with the quick shipment 182968

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by: Jon H.01/28/2014

Fast delivery. Installation today. 114955

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  • I checked with my resources and found that the Curt Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring, part # C56150, is not a fit for your 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan. The connectors on the harness coming from the converter are different from the connectors on the C56162, and not a match for the factory connectors on the 2010 Grand Caravan. I have attached a couple of photos that show the difference between the connectors on these harnesses.
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  • I am not sure what your dealer was thinking, but if you have a factory 7-way at the rear of your 2013 Dodge Durango all you would need to install a brake controller in your vehicle would be the proper harness. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. For an install harness you would just need the Brake Controller harness part # 3045-P. This...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for 2010 Chrysler Town and Country Minivan
  • Your 2010 Chrysler Town and Country minivan can be equipped with either a 1-1/4-inch Class II or a 2-inch Class III trailer hitch. All options are shown on the link provided. I suggest the Class III hitch # 13364 from Curt; this is the most popular hitch for your vehicle. This 2-inch hitch will offer better compatibility with a broad range of hitch mount accessories like cargo carriers and bike racks, and if you will be towing it will provide higher capacity than the Class II hitches....
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  • Troubleshooting Curt-T-Connector On 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan
  • When testing the wire harness on your 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan, you should only see power on the harness when the converter receives a signal from the tail lights. If you have power all the time then that would indicate a short or a bad connection. You want to make sure the black wire with the fuse holder and fuse is connected to the positive post on your battery. Make sure the white ground wire has been secured to a clean bare metal surface. After you have checked all of the connections...
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