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Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring for the 2003 Honda CR-V

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T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector - 2003 Honda CR-V

Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your Honda CR-V with this custom wiring harness. T-One connector plugs directly into existing wiring - no cutting, splicing or tapping required. Includes tail light converter.


  • Provides a 4-way flat trailer connector at the back of your Honda CR-V to power your trailer's signal lights
    • Compatible with 5-pole, 6-pole and 7-pole adapters (sold separately)
  • Connects quickly and easily - no cutting or splicing of wires
    • Locate connection point in rear cargo area
    • Plug in connector
  • Includes a tail light converter to ensure that your Honda CR-V's wiring matches that of your trailer
  • Constructed of 16-gauge bonded wire
  • Comes with dust cap for 4-way flat connector


  • Maximum amperage:
    • Stop/turn lights: 2.1 amps per circuit
    • Tail lights: 5 amps per circuit
  • 1-Year limited warranty

Tail Light Converter

A tail light converter 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 Honda CR-V's three-wire system need to be combined so they are compatible with the wiring system of your trailer. The tail light 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 Honda CR-V operate.

118336 Tow Ready T-1 T-Connector - 4 Wire

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

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Video Transcript for Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2006 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2006 Honda CR-V we will be installing wiring harness part number 118336. We are in the rear cargo area of the vehicle and the port that we are going to be plugging our harness into is located right behind here behind the rear threshold closer to the driver side. So we need to remove some pieces to gain access to that. Start by removing the carpeting here from the cargo area and also the rear cargo door. We want to remove the rear threshold piece here as well. We also need to remove the screws from the tie downs here and here. Take a flathead screwdriver or a rivet tool and just get that in there and kind of gently pry back to release the clips here on the interior. When you are trying to remove the interior panel here you actually need to pull out first because you need to release the sockets that are actually in to the metal on the interior. Get that out of there. 01:22

With the panel pulled back you can see the plug that we are looking to plug our harness into. It is the open ended plug right there with the blue tape around it. We will just simply want to peel the tape back and we will plug our harness in line to it. The only other thing we need to do is to take the converter box and mount it to a metal surface behind that panel. You can see on the back here we have got double sided tape. We can simply peel that back. Pull the interior panel back. Okay we just want to go ahead and pull the 4-pole out from behind the panel. That is going to stayed stored in the cargo area here when not in use. I am just going to take the zip tie that is provided with our wiring kit and just tie it to the main wiring harness here. Now we can go ahead and start reinstalling our interior. You can see where the 4-pole is going to sit when we get the interior of the vehicle reinstalled. When you want to use the 4-pole you can simply pull it out the rear cargo door. You can go ahead and close the door on the plug and the weather stripping will prevent it from being pinched. With that that will conclude the installation of wiring harness part number 118336 on a 2006 Honda CR-V.

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Customer Reviews

T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector - 118336

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (473 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 - no cutting, splicing or tapping required. Includes tail light converter.

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by: CW03/26/2014

On '93 Honda Pilot, installed wiring harness in about 20 minutes. Also installed Draw-Tite tow bar (75599) and Tow Ready 4-Flat Universal Mounting Bracket (118149) to stow wiring harness plug. None of the wiring harness is visible from rear of vehicle with only 4 - 6 inches underneath. All of the wire is tucked away in rear threshold where I found two grommets leading underneath the vehicle. After cutting out a space in the grommets for the wire harness to run I reinstalled grommets back into place. Very neat install, wire is snug behind threshold where plug was located. Worked as advertised. 122298


No problems at all one year after the install.

CW - 03/27/2015


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by: John K.08/20/2014

I had an old wood stove that needed to be transported to the metal scrap heap at the local landfill. The hitch and drawbar were already in my possession but I needed trailer wiring for a rental trailer. I looked at the trailer rental store's offering of a generic harness that involved splicing as part of the installation process; I suppose it would work just fine but this product seemed to be much easier to install. After the removal of three trunk lining fasteners I had access to the wiring plug that is standard issue for my Honda. I connected the etrailer mating half of the plug to the Honda plug, fussed with the location of the "box" and the wiring a little and I was done except for verifying with a voltmeter that all the functions were working. When not in use the bulk of the wiring is hidden in the spare tire well underneath the trunk floor panel. This harness works just fine on my 2000 Honda V6. I'm happy. 147655

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by: Cody B.05/28/2013

UHaul had put in a trailer wiring kit years back. It failed on me. When trying to see if it could be fixed I noticed that UHaul just cut into and patched their harness directly into the wires for my tail lights. This product is designed to fit into my Acura MDX exactly how Acura intended for a trailer harness to be added to the MDX. Not to use the only crappy product UHaul had to sell and certainly not to compromise the quality of wiring to my tail lights. Do yourself a favor and buy this product. It is not very expensive. Even if it is a couple bucks more than something you would find at your local auto parts store it is far superior and it is deigned to fit your vehicle. Other kits require splicing into wires and I have no idea why you would want to do if you have the time to get one of these shipped to you. I like that this installs into the cargo area and can be stored in the cargo area. My last unit used to hang down outside of the car and was always out in the elements. I took apart my plastic cargo area and installed this while I was on the phone. After watching the installation video I did not have to even read the included directions or even think about what I was doing. It was that easy. I finished my phone call and the complete installation within 5 minutes. I also like that this has a end cap that can be covered... It should not be out in the elements when stored in the cargo area, but it is a nice touch. A very quality product. Do it yourself to avoid the crap that others will do to your vehicle with parts not designed for your vehicle. 82209

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by: Dave O07/10/2015

I installed the 4 pin quick connect harness and the ETBC7 universal 7 pin kit on my 2006 Honda Pilot EXL to get it ready for towing our popup camper. The instructions are clear and the installation was fairly easy but did take over 4 hours start to finish. Connected to a tekonsha voyager BC taken from our old tow vehicle. The installation looks professional, I know it was done right, and saved about $200. 210826

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by: Eric A07/03/2014

Was worried I would have some issues finding everything as instructions were a bit sketchy for install on Honda Element 2003. Mind you, I am not very adept around cars. Once I got everything exposed, and the plastic wall removed from the rear passenger side, it was clear this would be a cinch. The hardest part is separating the plastic wall insert from the metal body without ripping up important tabs to keep everything in place when it is time to put the wall back in place. It took about 40 minutes, only because I went slow so as not to make a mistake, not to break anything. Have yet to try it out to see if it works. 139038


Do you have to take the complete side panel off?

comment by: Jim M - 07/17/2014


Almost had to remove entire side panel - did not remove the most forward secured part. Was able to torque out bottom and back end of side panel enough for my wife to connect the wire to the Elements connection wire once she cut the tape which secured several wire connections. She was then able to put all back behind the panel - her hands are smaller than mine, so it worked out OK. Needed 2 hands to do it this way.

comment by: Eric A - 07/21/2014


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by: Ryan C.07/03/2013

As expected, the installation was literally a "snap". This beat the heck of of splicing wires and drilling holes. eTrailer is my first and last stop for my trailer wiring needs! Thank you for a fantastic product! 87422


Ive used this harness several times over the course of the year. It is durable and works perfectly! I will definitely be using eTrailer going forward. I have referred them to several of my friends! I take reviews very seriously and wanted to make sure I plugged these guys because they are great at what they do! Thanks again eTrailer!

Ryan C - 07/03/2014


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by: Bret B.05/22/2014

Great product! Installed on a 2003 Honda Pilot. Easy installation. Removed trim plate at rear of cargo area without any tools. There was a plug under the plate that you simply plug the wiring harness into. I leave the wiring harness in the storage area for the head rests when not in use. When I need it I pull it out connect it to my trailer and gently close the rear tailgate on the wires. 131798


Yes I am still completely satisfied with both the hitch and wiring harness.

Bret B - 05/26/2015


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by: Tim M.04/27/2013

Installation instructions were clear, and the basic installation was easy. The toughest part was getting the plug and box fit into a very tight space after it was plugged in so that the trim could fit back properly - not hugely difficult, it's just took an extra set of hands to hold back the trim and work the harness into position. We didn't use the double-stick mounting tape that was on the box. The instructions suggested leaving the wire hanging out the hatch when needed. We easily found two half-dollar sized holes - one on the inside and one on the outside - that were reasonably lined up so that we could fish the wires through to the underside of the vehicle. We simply trimmed the plastic caps that were on the holes to create a small notch around the wires and snapped them back into place after we had fished the wires through. We needed a few long zip ties to secure the wiring along the hitch bar. (One small zip tie was included with the harness.) 78135

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by: Steve H.07/31/2013

I reviewed this product when I reviewed the trailer hitch but I will once again say the service was excellent, the harness was easy to install and was a great porduct. 92589


Could not be happier with the products, the perfect fit, the fast deliver and the ease of installation I installed them myself as well as one for my Tacoma truck that I bought about 2 years ago However, I do recommend a second person to help as you state in your directions

Steve H - 01/30/2015


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by: Bob F.07/08/2014

This harness was very easy to install and works great. It also save considerable time and effort to install. Thanks for the video, it was very helpful. Thanks, Bob F. 140032


The wiring harness works great. My brother in law has the same car as I do and he paid over $100 to get his trailer wiring harness installed. He nearly died when told him was mine cost ms how easy it was to install!

Bob F - 07/09/2015


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by: David Hoelzer03/13/2012

Wow. Honda wants $280 for the hitch assembly and another $65 for the harness, plus 2 hours and $100 to install it. Ordered the kit on Thursday, had it on Monday, installed it on Tuesday in about 30 minutes. Contrary to the instructions, you don't need to drop the muffler. I'd recommend that you rest the passenger side of the hitch assembly on the tailpipe and then start the bolts on the driver's side (after taking off the tow loop, of course). Once that's done, start the bolts on the passenger side. Be prepared to use some liquid wrench on the passenger side holes because they are likely gunked up and have a touch of surface rust from 9 years of disuse. Finally, the two bolts behind the spare can be installed without removing the spare tire either. Fast, easy, cheap! I'd recommend this to anyone who's looking to put a hitch on their honda. 33765

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by: Dave P.08/11/2010

So far so good Installed in 2005 Honda CR-V AWD. Cannot assess reliability, performance, or ease of use as yet since I have not towed with it yet. Video was helpful but left out details of how to remove two plastic rivets on cargo door threshold. Looks like the tech popped something on the rivet with a screw driver but he doesn't say how to do it... Broke one on removal. No info on best location to mount the converter box. Had to remove it twice (by ripping it off surface) to find placement without interference when re-installing trim panel. Video instructions on 12V power outlet were garbled but I pulled it out of the panel from the front side which seemed to help with removal of the panel. Unit tested fine but have not used it to tow as yet. 3345

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by: derek hursh10/29/2013

I would recommend etrailer to my friends and family. Easy directions i have'nt wired it yet.I'm having a little trouble with the holes not lining up.Only 2 on one side and one on the other side 105632


Works like a champ Patrick thank you,

derek h - 10/30/2014


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by: Joe T07/20/2014

Took about five minutes to install. No tools required 142297


I honestly have only used it a couple of times, but the product was good, installation was easy and it has worked very well. Thanks

Joe T - 07/20/2015


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by: Londyn07/30/2014

Great and knowledgeable staff. Easy to order from. All in all a very positive experience. 143698


Both products have held up well. Thank you.

Londyn - 08/04/2015


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by: David Y05/21/2009

Easy to install Installed on a 2003 Honda Odyssey van. Harness fit and functioned perfectly. The instructions say to drape the trailer plug over the trunk edge and shut the trunk on it when you use it. I found a grommet under the rear trim panel and ran it through that. The grommet was the perfect size to run the wires through and made a cleaner installation. The rear trim panel removes with only 2 screws and a bolt, so only took an extra 10 minutes. Took me about an hour total just because I spent a little more time routing wires. If I had wired it like the instructions said, it would have been a 10 minute job. 1869

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by: Ethan10/06/2014

Had to remove than I originally thought of the interior molding, but still very easy to install 154587


Works perfect, easy install

Ethan - 10/06/2015


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by: joe stephens05/23/2013

AS good as it gets......... well thought out system ......... 81749


no flaws after a year your system is as good as it gets

joe s - 05/27/2014


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by: Paul G.08/02/2013

5 minutes and was finished. Works fine. 92922


Everything is still working fine.Use my hitch and light hookup often,

Paul G - 02/02/2015


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by: Mark C.05/08/2012

The hitch for my Honda Pilot was super easy to install. I took the tow rinf off the left frame and took a tap and cleaned the bolt holes on the right side. I took two jackstands and put them under the back of the car and slid the hitch up into place and let it rest on the stands< I placed a little lubricant in the bolt holes and the rest is history. Total time was about 40 minutes and it looks great. i also installed a T-one wire harness which actually only took about 10 minutes and it hides away nicely in the storage area. Now all I need is to go pick up my utility trailer and try it out. 39752

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by: A.K.07/19/2015

I was very pleased with both product and service from etrailer. The product was exactly as advertised, was shipped promptly by etrailer, and was received quickly within just a few days as promised. Installation was fairly easy. I was able to position and mount the product in a way that made it easy for future towing use. I am happy with the way it will be stowed away within the cargo bay when not in use, but will be easily accessible when needed. Now that I've installed both trailer hitch, and the wiring harness onto my '05 Honda CR-V it will make for easy towing in the future. 212978

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by: Clay04/23/2014

easy install a must have if installing hitch on Honda Odyssey 126952


awesome easy install

Clay - 04/23/2015


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by: JK07/12/2011

Installed this wiring assemble in my 2005 Honda CR-V last night and it took me ~45 minutes. The product and the etrailer video are great and that is the basis for the overall "excellent" rating. I like the easy plug-in connection and the fact that NO drilling for a ground wire was necessary. On the downside (not the product's fault, but the fault of Honda) be prepared to dismantle the interior of your CR-V as indicated by the video to access the plug in. The engineers at Honda could've done a better job at making the plug-in more accessible... 19210

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by: Russ H02/28/2012

Overall good product. The video did a pretty good job explaining the installation. Watch it a few times before you start. A couple of hints...first, taking the side panel off is easier if you unscrew a fastener at the front of the panel, just behind the rear seat. You'll see it when you get the carpet out. Second, the adhesive that is supposed to hold the box to the side of the panel is not strong enough to hold it on. I was afraid that it would come loose and rattle, so I drilled a small hole and screwed it to the inside of the panel. 32736

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by: Greg K.07/26/2013

Installed easily. 91829


Works great, no problems!

Greg K - 01/27/2015


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by: Scott G.07/08/2012

Fit perfect. The instructions could have been better -- they should have stated that you install the wiring by first removing the fitted rear well enclosure and accessory container. You will see that Honda already has wiring going through this section to the speaker assembly. Simply install your new wiring the same way. These instructions prevent a complete novice -- such as my self -- from thinking that after connecting the wire to the wire harness that the wire should go out the speaker opening into the cabin -- which is wrong! 47121

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by: jason05/16/2011

Ordering/shipment was great! Install went fine. Instructions were adequate. My install was on a 2006 CRV, for all the years listed they didn't seem to include specifics on how to route the wiring to the outside of the car? I got to the connector in the car fine, but running the wire to the hitch was more troublesome. finding a place to get the wiring to the outside with drilling was very cumbersome. I eventually did find something after alot of pulling, reaching, probing, bumps, bruises, and cuts to the fingers and hands. 14131

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by: Russ H12/25/2014

Directions were great for how to access the factory installed plug (Honda CRV) Only thing stopping me from giving it 5 Star's was the lack of details or suggestions as to the best way to get the 4 wire plug assembly from inside the vehicle to the hitch area outside the vehicle. I removed one of the Honda factory installed grommets in the cargo storage area, widened the hole , routed the plug through it modified the grommet a bit, then some clear silicone to seal it all up!! All in all good product easy installation. 166905

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by: Kevin L.05/30/2013

2004 Honda Odessey Trailer Hitch, Arrived quickly after being ordered and shipped just prior to Memorial Day Weekend, about 6 days. Hitch and brake light assembly were very easy to install. Hitch installed in less than 30 minutes and was able to slide in into place without lowering exhaus (Six 3/4-inch bolts installed in OEM hitch plugs in the frame. Wiring assembly took about 5 minutes (one trim screw) and plug into OEM trailer light socket that T's off of brake light assembly. 82558

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by: Joe H.09/26/2011

I am of the generation that believes your word is your bond. In today's world it is hard to find a business that will do what it claims. Etrailer is one of the exceptions. Not only did they provide a quality product (hitch and wiring harness), they provided it in a quicker time frame than I expected, made installation instructions and on-line videos clear and precise, and most of all kept me abreast of order status. Etrailer not only says what it will do, it does what it says. 24581

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by: Paul D.10/16/2013

I received my order yesterday, a day ahead of schedule which was very convenient and all the correct items we included and carefully packaged. I turned over the installation over to my nephew which using every day tools had the hitch and wiring harness installed and working within 45 min. Impressive I must say. After he was done I could hardly see the receiver, normally the ones I see are huge, clunky and look to industrial for a small SUV like mine. It's a clean look. 104000

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by: Dave G.06/27/2011

I'm someone who isn't shy of working on a car, but I don't do it often and I need clear directions. In the case of the trailer connector, the online videos were of critical help, as the written instructions weren't all that detailed. It took about 1 hour to installed (and that's because I took my time), and all seems to be working correctly. I'm very happy with e-trailer, and I would recommend it to all my friends who need to make trailer-related purchases. 18041

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by: Scott Bond01/12/2013

Not much to it. The directions were short but adequate. I just located the plug in my vehicle per the directions, plugged in the harness and voila, I had trailer wiring! Its simple and it works and its inexpensive. Just what I needed. I will probably only use it a few times a year, so I can't speak for its longevity at this point. E-trailer expedited the shipping for me. This is my second order from them have nothing but praise for how they do business. 62807

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by: Tom F06/07/2013

This had to be the best wiring harness I have ever purchased. Easy to install, great instructions with video, great quality, and the price was perfect. The support group kept me informed on when my purchase was shipped and when it was delivered. The product worked without any issues at all. What more can you ask? I am a etrailer customer for good and I am definately recommending them to my friends and family. Keep up the good work etrailer, I'm impressed.... 83771

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by: Carlos12/11/2010

2008 Honda Pilot Quality was good. The video for the older version of the Pilot are not accurate for the 2008 model. The plug is int he same location but when you remove the trim, the clip is not fully accessible. I was able to squeeze my hands in and clip it together then pull it up into the storage area. There are some plastic knock-outs that you could push the harness through to the underneath but it would be hard because your hands can't get in there. 3991

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by: Andrew P.09/10/2013

Product seemed very well made. The wiring seemed thicker then the factory harness I got from Honda so I assume it will last longer. The ordering process went very smoothly and everything was shipped correctly and quickly. The shipping costs were also surprisingly low whereas other websites were marketing this product for similar prices but the shipping costs were ridiculous. Anyway, great product and service. I will be a repeat customer when the time comes. 99247

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by: Robin F.05/25/2015

I was preparing to move out-of-state and needed to rent a trailer. I didn't want to pay what the rental facility was asking to install the trailer wiring harness on my vehicle so thanks to a YouTube video my brother sent me, I ordered everything I needed from eTrailer. As someone who knows NOTHING about automotive repair and isn't tool savvy, I was amazed at how easy it was to install. The YouTube video was specific for my year/make/model and was spot on. 196765

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by: Austin S.07/04/2013

The harness worked perfectly and plugged right into our Honda CRV without splicing any wires. Thanks to ETrailers Youtube video I was able to convidently install within about 10 minutes without breaking anything. Shipping was very fast and I am glad that ETrailer tends to use UPS as they alway deliver right to my door as opposed to the USPS that often leaves a note in my mailbox to pickup at the post office. Thanks again ETRAILER. Austin 87732

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by: Jeff Vandenberg08/22/2013

This product was just as advertised! The video make installation incredibly easy. In fact, the ONLY way installation would have been any easier was if the trailer harness had already been installed. The step-by-step instructions in the video were spot on and I had easily completed installation in under ten minutes. I am amazed that my local U-Haul center wanted over $60 to install a trailer harness. Delivery was just as noted to. FAST! 96349

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by: andy08/19/2014

excellent product. As described and easy to install. The only thing I would change would be to say that they did not have a link to a good video explaining where the trailer light assembly is attached to on my particular vehicle, however, a quick search on Google yielded a video that happened to be from concerning my vehicle. Fix that link and I don't think anyone would expect anything more from a company. Good job! 147398

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by: Dave C.04/23/2009

Great Product - Great Price - Easy install.. A wiring harness for the Honda Pilot is $65 at Honda parts... plus it is designed to hang outside the vehicle. I watched the install video twice online. When the harness arrived, I didn't even look at the instructions. I went straight to the vehicle, popped open the panels, plugged it in and had it done in three minutes. The hardest part was getting the tape off the plug in the vehicle. 1783

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by: Brian05/31/2015

Once again Etrailer was amazing. This was my second order and I had to order over the phone since my internet connection wasn't great. The customer service was amazing I was helped quickly and very efficiently. My order came just as estimated. The videos of ETrailer make it really simple to order the correct part along with the customer service which will also check to make sure the correct part is compatible. Thank you so much. 199024

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by: Larry M.07/04/2013

Very quick delivery and the products (Draw-Tite Hitch, adapters, and Wiring Harness) were just as described. Installation was reasonably quick and easy. The installation videos were great. I took my time and was able to do the entire install in a bit under 3 hours by myself. The hardest part was disconnecting the plastic molding connectors to expose my Honda CRV's trailer plug. Very pleased with eTrailer and will use them again. 87700

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by: Rodz3106/13/2012

Great product and super easy install. I couldn't believe how fast the product arrived. Ordered on Sunday night and delivered Tuesday afternoon with standard delivery. I also received e-mails that let me know the item was in stock, when it was being shipped, and the expected delivery date. The videos that were on the site were very helpful and made install incredibly easy. I kid you not, total time for install was 5 minutes. 43947

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by: Henry C.03/20/2012

Ordered multiple items from multiple times, delivery of the products were all fast. Instruction videos on the installation of this trailer wire harness helped me breeze thru the actual installation. Also purchased the trailer hitch and bike rack for a complete set of gears. had installation videos for these items also. Would definitely refer friends to shop here for trailer related stuff. 34540

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by: John515Taylor01/12/2015

Purchased the 2" receiver, wiring harness & hitch pin. After reading the reviews, I went ahead with the order and found it to be as easy or easier than possible. Free shipping came right to the door and I had it in place within 15 minutes. What made this all possible was the added online videos that show anyone can install these hitches and I went from farming out the job to do it yourself. Thank you Etrailer! 168619

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by: Jason K.08/17/2015

I have a 2006 Pilot. I got this harness just in case I ever need to tow a light trailer, so I haven't actually used it yet. However it is hooked up and ready when needed. It seems to be of good quality. It was easy to install and was plenty long enough. Watching the Youtube video on installation made everything easier. There was even a link in the video to click to order. Great product at a great price. 219833

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by: Bill G08/08/2015

Had weird acting trailer lights for quite awhile. When I checked voltages at the vehicle I noticed low voltages for one of the TS. I suspected the 4 way adapter that was installed in 1999 Odyssey. I purchased this one from eTrailer, hooked it into the van and it fixed the issues. The trailer lights are now rock solid. I guess the TS converter on the old one had an issue. All is well now. 217772

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by: Jordan11/25/2013

Easy easy easy installation. I needed a second set of hands to help hold the panel out of the way while I plugged it in, however other than that it was really simple. I watched the instructional video twice, glanced at the included instruction sheet (which was not very helpful) and then had it done in about 20 minutes in all. It sure beats paying $150 at a local trailer shop to install one! 108435

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by: Odyssey 200304/19/2015

Installed this on my old Odyssey 2003. Watched the video. Realized that the lower backing did not need removal. Open the side panel. Slide a wire or old coat hanger up the bottom corner. Hook the lower end of the harness to the wire. Careful pull it down and thru the corner. Connect the harness. Secure n done. 5 minutes tops. Thanks guys for a great no brainer product. 186281

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  • Lets begin with the purpose of the converter box. The wiring system that trailers use is very simple. The turn signal and the brake lights are carried on the same circuit. The left turn and brake light signals are carried in the yellow wire down the drivers side of the trailer, and the right turn and brake light signals are carried on the green wire running down the passenger side. This is the tried-and-true system that has been used for years. The converter comes in when you have a...
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  • Which Trailer Wiring Harness Fits a 2004 Honda Element
  • You could use either the Hopkins harness you were looking at, part # 43105, or you could use the Tow Ready part # 118336. They are comparable parts that install the same way. I have included a link to the Tow Ready part instructions that are very good. See page 5 of the instructions for the Element. Either of these should function fine on your 2004 Element The 6 pin factory Honda connector has the necessary circuits to properly power a 4-Way trailer connector. It is possible that the...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 1998 Honda CR-V
  • Yes, the Curt Trailer Hitch part # 13314 that you referenced has been confirmed to fit all models of the 1998 Honda CR-V so it will work on yours. I attached a link to an install video to the right for you to check out as well. For trailer wiring you would want the part # 118336. For ball mounts I recommend the etrailer Ball Mount Kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a carrying bag. Lastly, some models of the Honda CR-V have pretty low...
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  • Will a Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Fit a 2001 Acura CL Type S
  • The Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # 60913 will fit all models of the 2001 Acura CL including your Type S. I have included a link to the installation instructions and a link to a video showing a typical installation on a similar car. If you plan on doing some towing the hitch comes with the correct ball mount, hitch pin and clip. For a ball you can use # 19256 for a 1-7/8 inch diameter, or # 19258 for a 2 inch diameter. For trailer wiring, use # 118336. I have included a link to the installation...
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  • Brake Controller Wiring for a 2007 Honda Pilot
  • The Wiring Adapter, part # 3070-P will not work on the 2007 Honda Pilot. The 2007 Pilot does not have the provision for plugging in a brake controller under the dash. To install a brake controller on your Pilot, you will have to hardwire the controller, using our Brake Controller Installation Kit, part # ETBC7 (for a 7-way connector) or ETBC6 (for a 6-Way connector). The install kits contain everything necessary for installing your brake controller. If your Pilot does not already have...
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  • Installing a Brake Controller from Scratch on a 2004 Honda Pilot
  • You are correct, the ETBC7 does not come with written installation instructions because it can be used with so many different vehicles and brake controllers. But I will be happy to provide you with step by step instructions on installing the 7 and 4 Way Installation Kit, # ETBC7, on your 2004 Honda Pilot. I will also provide a helpful FAQ article and a video install of an ETBC7. The first thing you will need as you have pointed out is the correct 4-Way wiring harness if not already installed...
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  • Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for a 2003 Honda Element AWD
  • The Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2 inch, part # 75659, that you referenced will work for your 2003 Honda Element AWD. I have included instructions in a link below. To complete your towing setup you you might also be interested in: Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring for the 2003 Honda Element, part # 118336 Ball Mount 3/4 inch Rise or 2 inch Drop, 6,000 lbs, part # 2923 Hitch Ball with 2 inch Diameter and Medium Shank, 6,000 lbs GTW - Chrome,...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendations for a 2005 Honda Pilot Without a Trailer Hitch
  • There are three different ways to carry bikes on a vehicle and those are with a trailer hitch mounted bike rack, a rooftop mounted bike rack or a trunk mounted bike rack. Only hitch mounted and rooftop mounted bike racks are recommended for your 2005 Honda Pilot since bike rack manufacturers have determined it is not safe to attach a trunk mounted bike rack on your rear hatch. If you have a roof rack on your vehicle, then you could look into rooftop mounted bike racks like the Swagman...
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  • Comparing Draw-Tite and Curt Trailer Hitches for a 2003 Acura MDX
  • The Curt and Draw-Tite trailer hitches for the 2003 Acura MDX will each perform well for you. I can tell you that the Draw-Tite hitches do undergo a certain amount of extra voluntary testing that other brands do not do with their hitches. The extra 2 bolts and center mounting point on the Curt hitch do not give it additional capacity. The Curt hitch # 13328 and the Draw-Tite hitch, # 75599, are each rated at 350 pounds tongue weight and 3,500 pounds gross trailer weight. Both can be...
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  • Recommendation For Towing Pop-Up Camper With Curt Class III 2-Inch Hitch # 13535 on 2004 Honda CR-V
  • The Curt Class III 2-Inch Hitch, part # 13535, will fit your 2004 Honda CR-V. The hitch has a gross towing weight capacity of 3,500 lbs, but the 1,500-lb towing capacity of your vehicle will be the maximum you will be able to tow. When you add the hitch to your CR-V it will not increase the towing capacity of your vehicle. I am including a link to the installation instructions and an installation video of the Curt # 13535 hitch. If the total weight capacity of your pop-up camper, loaded...
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  • What is Purpose of Converter Box On Tow Ready T-One Wiring Harness # 118336 For 2004 Acura MDX
  • The black converter box on Tow Ready T-One Wiring Harness, part # 118336, is for use with vehicles, like your 2004 Acura MDX that have separate turn and brake light wires. Some vehicles send only one signal per wire, creating what is called a 3-wire system: one wire for the left turn, one wire for the right turn, and one wire for the brake signal (common on vehicles with amber turn signals). A converter will reduce it to a standard 2-wire system needed for wiring a trailer. There are still...
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  • Best Looking Class III Trailer Hitch for 03 Acura MDX
  • I would recommend the Draw-Tite Class III receiver, part # 75599. Once installed, the only portion of the hitch that will be visible at the rear of the vehicle will be the receiver tube (see photo). To complete your towing system, you might also need the following: Wiring harness with 4-pole trailer connector, part # 118336 Ball mount, part # 2923 2 inch trailer ball, part # 19247 1-7/8 inch trailer ball, part # 19260 Pin and clip, part # PC3 Locking hitch pin, part # 40107 I...
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  • Parts Needed to Add a Trailer Brake Controller to a 2007 Honda Pilot
  • In order to install a brake controller like the Tekonsha P#, # 90195, you will need a 7-Way trailer connector, the brake controller, and wiring to attach the controller to the 2007 Honda Pilot. If your Pilot does not already have a wiring harness of any kind, you will first need to install Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring, # 118336. The wiring harness you referenced fits a 2009 to 2011 Pilot and will not work on your 2007. You could have the Honda harness installed by the dealer but...
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  • Which Brake Controller for a 2003 Honda Pilot and What Other Parts are Needed
  • I can highly recommend the Tekonsha Prodigy P2, part # 90885. It is our best selling brake controller, and is very easy to use and set up. Beyond the brake controller, you will need all the trailer wiring components to complete the install. If you do not have a 4-Way trailer connector, you will need to install one as the base platform for the rest of the trailer wiring. Part # 118336 is an easy plug-in 4-Way that gets a bulk of the wiring done with one plug. In addition to this, you...
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  • Trailer Connector Mounting Box for Round Tube Hitches
  • Yes the mounting box you have selected will work with the hitch and wiring kit you have selected. You will also need a wiring harness, 118336 or 43105, if you are not set up with a 4 pole flat connection already. In addition you will need a ball mount, pin & clip and the appropriate sized hitch ball to complete the setup if you do not already have these items. I have provided links below for your convenience.
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  • Trailer Hitch Installation Difficulty on a 1997 Honda CR-V
  • We rate hitch installation difficulty based on how long it would take the average do-it-yourselfer who had all the required tools and perhaps a helper. We have rated the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, # 24790, for the 1997 Honda CR-V, a 5 out of 10 meaning that it will take about 50 minutes or so to install the hitch. I have included a link to the installation details below. If you plan on doing some towing with this hitch, Draw-Tite recommends only using ball mount # 3590. You can use hitch...
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  • Will the Curt Hitch # 13328 Fit on a Acura MDX 2004/2005 with Full Size Spare & PDC
  • The Curt Class III Trailer Hitch, item # 13328, will fit on both the 2004 and the 2005 models of the Acura MDX. The note about fascia trimming concerns an extra fascia piece that may be installed on some vehicles. If your vehicle rear end looks like the ones in the videos (linked below) no fascia trimming will be needed. The factory sized spare tire will be lowered for installation and reinstalled after installation is complete. I have not seen the park distance control you are referring...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation For 2007 Honda Pilot
  • The hitch I recommend for your 2007 Honda Pilot is the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, part # 75599. This is a Class lll hitch and has a 2 inch receiver opening. The installation requires no drilling so if someone is handy with tools they should have no problem installing the hitch. You do need to make sure whoever installs the hitch uses a torque wrench to make sure it is properly installed. I have included a link to an installation video for this hitch on a 2008 Pilot. Although a different...
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  • Best Trailer Hitch Option for 2008 Honda Pilot That Doesn't Involve Trimming Bumper Fascia
  • When we installed the Curt # 13328 on a 2008 Honda Pilot, we didn't need to trim the bumper fascia, as shown in the video I've linked you to. If you bumper fascia is the same as shown in the video, you shouldn't need to trim anything. The Hidden Hitch # 87454 has the same towing and tongue weight capacities, so it's just as strong and would work just as well as the Curt model. The Hidden Hitch model makes no mention whatsoever of the need for trimming the bumper fascia, which is why...
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  • Towing Capacity of 2000 Honda Accord V6 Automatic Transmission
  • I managed to locate an online copy of the 2000 Accord Owners manual. On page 186, Honda states that the maximum towing capacity of the vehicle is 1,000 lbs and that the maximum tongue weight load (downward force applied to hitch) should be no more that 100 lbs. The Curt Class I hitch you referred to does indeed connect to the spare tire well. I would recommend the Hidden Hitch # 60913 which attaches to the vehicle via the tow loop and the frame members. The hitch includes a draw bar...
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  • Trailer Brake Controller and Install Recommendation for a 2003 Honda Element
  • You will need to start with a 4-way (if you do not have one). For that you would want the # 118336. From there you would need to convert the 4-way to a 7-way so that you can install the brake controller. For that you will want the Brake Controller Install Kit and 7-Way Adapter part # ETBC7. I attached installation instructions and an install video for this product as well. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling...
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  • Brake Controller Installation on 2004 Honda CRV
  • Honda does not pre-wire the CRV for a brake controller installation, so you will have to run a length of 10 gauge wire from the passenger compartment, through the firewall and engine compartment and under the vehicle to connect to the 7-pole connector at the rear. The brake controller output wire would connect to the # 2 pin on the trailer connector, which is sometimes labeled BLUE. I took a look at your order, and saw that you did not order a tail light converter, part # 118336 for...
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  • Trailer Wiring Recommendation for a 2014 Honda Pilot
  • In terms of trailer wiring for your 2014 Honda Pilot it doesn't really matter whether or not you have the tow package. For a 4-way for your vehicle you would want the # 118558 or for a 7-way part # 118265. Either wiring harness will work for you regardless of your tow package status.
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation to Tow a 1,300 Pound Utility Trailer with a 2004 Honda Element
  • The Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 24720 has a capacity of 2,000 pounds. It is given this rating based on its connection points on the vehicle and testing done by the manufacturer. The connection points on the vehicle for this hitch can handle the 1,300 pounds. The bolts in the spare tire well will also require the included support blocks that distribute the weight to a wider area beyond where they are attached on the vehicle. What I recommend to give you piece of mind is to go with a...
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  • Which Trailer Wiring Harness Fits a 2006 Honda Pilot without a Factory Tow Package
  • For your 2006 Honda Pilot, you will need Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring, # 118336. I have included a link to the installation details and a link to a video showing a typical installation for you to view. In the instructions, the Honda Pilot section starts on page 4. This will show you the location of the connection point (under the rear threshold plate, driver side). Page 6 contains the remainder of the instructions.
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 2005 Acura MDX
  • Curt trailer hitch # C13158 is designed to fit 2010 to 2014 Subaru Legacy, all models. There are different hitches designed to fit your 2005 Acura MDX. The Curt Class III hitch that will fit your 2005 Acura MDX is # 13328. I have linked a video that shows the hitch being installed on a 2005 Honda Pilot which is built on the same platform as the MDX. If you plan on doing some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with...
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  • How to Install a Hopkins Trailer Connector on a 2003 Honda Element
  • Check out page 5 of the instructions I attached for the Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring # 118336. This is a different brand connector but it does the same thing as the Hopkins Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring # 43105 and installs the same way so the instructions will work for you as well. The instructions I attached show you exactly where the panels are that need to be removed and how to remove them.
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