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Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your Kia Sorento with this custom harness. T-One connector plugs directly into OEM tow package harness - no cutting, splicing or tapping required. Powered ModuLite reduces strain on wiring system.
This custom-fit T-One connector plugs into your Kia Sorento's factory tow package wiring harness, which is located along the frame rail at the rear of your vehicle. The exact location of the port will vary depending on the make, model, and year of your vehicle. Once you've plugged in the connectors, insert the included fuse into the in-line fuse holder.
Once installation is complete, the 4-way flat connector will be stowed beneath your Kia Sorento, 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 Kia Sorento'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 Kia Sorento operate.
With a ModuLite, your trailer's lights will be powered without overloading your Kia Sorento'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 for Factory Tow Package - 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector
Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer
installation instructions and specs for complete information.
Today on this 2014 Kia Sorento were going to install part number 118269 from Tow Ready. One thing you may want to note on this particular vehicle, it is easier to install the wiring first before you install the hitch. To start off our install, we need to get underneath the vehicle on the drivers side. Theres a plastic panel in the corner that we have to remove. There will be plastic fasteners at the very bottom that we have to remove. We can remove the center with a screwdriver, and then pull out the rest of the plastic rivet.
Then there are two other fasteners that go up to the bodywork. They just simply unsnap. Then we can go ahead and take down our panel.Now we can find the tow package ports. Theres a small tab on top that we have to push down, and then we can go ahead and pull loose. Sometimes it might be helpful to take a small screwdriver and twist it along the edge to help remove the cap from the tow port.
Sometimes its a really tight fit, or dirt and debris will get in there.Once we have the caps removed well go ahead and take our key connector and plug into the matching ports. Then well go ahead and take our module and well go ahead and attach it to some sheet metal underneath the car. Well put it along the edge using a self-tapping screw that comes with the kit, well go ahead and use it to mount the nodule. Then well go ahead and zip tie our extra wires up and out of the way. Then well go ahead and continue running our four pole wire out to the center where the hitch will be.
Well go ahead and zip tie what we can out of the way for now and well leave it alone. At this point we can go ahead and reinstall the panel.With everything installed its a good idea to try the wire harness out before you try it on a trailer. Well go ahead and test it out with a light tester first. Well take our ground and connect it to the white wire, then test the brown wire for the running light circuit, then the yellow wire for left turn and green for our right turn, and then our brake signal should be a constant feed on our yellow and green wires.With that, that will finish it for our install of part number 118269 from Tow Ready on this 2014 Kia Sorento. .
Average Customer Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (50 Customer Reviews)Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom harness. T-One connector plugs directly into OEM tow package harness - no cutting, splicing or tapping required. Powered ModuLite reduces strain on wiring system.
I purchased the T-one vehicle wiring harness, along with the Curt trailer hitch receiver, for my new Santa Fe Sport. The dealership Service Department did the installation for me in order to maintain my warranty on the vehicle. The cost of the tow hitch set-up and the cost of dealership installation was significantly lower than if I were to have had the dealership order the parts. In fact, it was more than a 50% savings. The Hyundai salesman and Service Department were so very impressed with the price and quality of the tow hitch and kit, I was delivered, that they requested eTrailer.com website from me for referral to their future customers that are looking for additional ways to save money in their new car buying experience. My vehicle look exactly like the pictures provided on eTrailers.com website. My Santa Fe happens to be the same color as well. Again, I had the trailer hitch receiver, along with the tow kit, installed professionally at the dealership for more than 50% of the price if I would have purchased the vehicle with the hitch included. 154174
by: Joel A.10/16/2014
The wiring harness fit the pre-existing vehicle wiring perfectly; the extension which goes to the trailer is long enough for nearly any use, and the harness comes with double-backed tape or a small sheet metal screw to mount the control box. A very complete package; my only gripe would be that only one of the zipties that came with the unit was long enough to go around the hitch frame to secure the wiring extension in place. Not a big deal since I always have plenty of zipties, but something to make sure you have before you install the harness so that you can adequately secure it in place. 156240
by: Justin A.08/05/2014
These guys have hands-down the best product, best price and the fastest shipping you'll find out there, if you don't use them you're making a mistake! This is the third time ordering from them and it's been consistent every time. I love Etrailer.com! Thanks again guys Oh and also super easy step-by-step instructions with pictures believe me you won't be disappointed. 144577
by: Brad O.07/23/2014
Great experience from start to finish. Quick delivery. Perfect fit and easy to install within 30 minutes. Routing the wire harness was a bit challenging but it also was a perfect fit. I only have one picture but you can't see the hitch since it is behind the center panel which is exactly what I wanted. 142647
by: Vic M10/03/2013
Plug and play. 2013 Hyundai Santa fe sport. Checked for the two connections on the driver side frame rail, they were there so I ordered the T-One for the factory tow package. Plugged right in and ready to go in 20 minutes. Photo of factory wiring attached. 102447
The product was received exactly as described. Etrailer.com is extremely fast in how fast they get their parts to shipping. The harness plugged in and worked perfectly. The wires are long so there is plenty to work with depending on how you run it. My Santa Fe Limited had the tow-prep package so I had to use the enclosed zip ties for the extra wire Suggestions, maybe adding a second screw to attach the black box to the vehicle as added security. 96517
by: Brent W.08/17/2013
Tamara caught the fact that some of what I ordered was not correct for the hitch I ordered. She called within the hour and made the correction for me. I received product in record time for standard shipping! Everything was as promised. Only variation in instructions is that the wiring harness plugs for the 2014 Kia Sorento in on the driver's side instead of the passenger's side. Have purchased before and definably will again. 95591
by: Larry H05/16/2014
It went in like a snap . I bought the Trailer lighting harness 118269 for my wife's 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe sport works grate . took about 25 min. to install watched the video for the 2014 Kia Sorento the day I order it was just like that lol also ordered the C13152 Curt Hitch that took about 1Hr. because I didn't have help holding it up in place so I had to use my floor jack to hold it for me 131053
by: Joe C11/22/2013
I just competed the installation of my wiring harness. It fit correctly snapping in to the factory connection. This product appears to be as good as OEM at 1/3 the cost. It arrive on time as estimated, I paid for the cheapest shipping and it arrived in 4 working days. It was good to find a product to fit my new 2014 car on the aftermarket,.. Now off to pic up my new travel trailer. 108171
by: Charles H10/16/2014
Ordered a Curt trailer hitch for my new santa fe sport. It went on without a hitch. Looks good on the car. Also installed the recommended T-one wiring harness. That was the easiest one I ever installed. I have bought from Etrailer.com many different times and they are always the best in parts & service. I buy from them again. 156154
by: Matt J11/05/2014
Hitch for my new Hyundai Santa Fe arrived super fast. It was easy to install due to the excellent video prepared by E-trailer. As I installed the hitch and wiring harness, I kept marveling at how well organized and efficient the program at E-Trailer is. This is my fourth hitch from this company. They know what they are doing. 159395
by: Floyd S.09/20/2013
Very easy to install, however a suggestion for the installer is to install this item before installing the hitch...especially if the plugs are on the side of the rear end of the car (mine was on the driver's side rear). Great product, highly recommend it to other do-it-yourselfers and even those first timers! 100787
by: John M03/20/2014
The delivery was prompt, the packaging was good, the directions were clear and easy to follow and the installation went fast and as simple as promised. It looks good on the vehicle and worked wonderful too. Not a complaint, but it is lower to the ground than others I have used so a step up receiver is needed. 121448
by: Danny H.09/16/2013
Product worked great on my 2014 Sorrento SX. Just a little difficulty (lack of space) in placing the Modulite black box within the rear driver side tail light. I used the double sided sticking foam. Also, this vehicle has no large plastic cover to remove for access to the connection points. 100061
by: Jeff H.03/29/2014
Hitch and wiring were a perfect fit! Looks great! Thank you for the fast ship too! 122763
by: Ron Melton11/26/2013
Exact fit on my 2011 KIA Sorrento Sx. Like the video said, the hardest step was removing the dust plugs on the underside of the car. After removing the dust plugs, it took me about 10-15 minutes to complete the installation. The on line video was very accurate. 108610
Perfect Fit for my 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS with factory prep towing package. Well built product with all the necessary needed installation acessories included. Just plain simple! Nuthing more to say as it is that easy! Jason 97960
by: Mike H06/19/2013
My trailer wiring harness arrived on time and the assembly instructions were straight forward. It was a little longer than needed but the wire ties supplied made it easy to tie up the excess. All around an excellent supplier. 85226
by: Chris A.07/31/2014
Right product for my car although the instructions were for slightly different vehicles. Worry not tho, you really cannot get this wrong! Well made and complete with OEM quality connectors. Chris 143880
by: Fred R06/11/2014
very easy to install. works perfectly. I added some undercoating to seal the connectors as on the 2012 the sockets and plugs, although in a plastic connector, are still exposed to the elements. 135151
by: Mauro F.08/12/2013
I bought the T-one wiring harness 118269 for my 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Great customer service, they had my order delivered in 2-3 days. Easy instillation...... Thanks etrailer! 94746
by: Dan M.11/20/2013
Great product! Very easy to install! It took me longer to clean up the incorrect wiring job from the hitch place than it did to install the new wiring harness. Would highly recommend! 107928
Hitch and wiring kit installed without issue on my 2013 sorento. Be sure to install the wiring kit before the hitch as it may be near impossible to install after hitch. 129294
I have a 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS, 7 seater. I didn't think I had a towing package on my car, but the plugs were under the car. Easy enough setup. 140596
Product fit my vehicle perfectly and eeasily. Easy instructions and video from their website made install a snap. 145874
by: Joe S.03/06/2014
Installation was a breeze took all of 3 minutes to install. Have just installed and all checks out. 119649
by: Anthony B10/18/2014
The videos on how to connect this were great, and the actual functioning product is good so far. 156740
by: Jeff h.08/01/2014
Great service and a quality product, received it in 4 days and install took about 20 minutes. 143997
by: Gary H08/27/2013
Took 10 minutes to install on my 2014 Kia Sorrento. Instructions are perfect. Thanks. 97281
by: Tom H08/06/2014
Well designed and a breeze to install. Everything needed was provided. 144800
by: Merv G02/28/2014
Easy to install. Online video of the installation process is very helpful. 117965
by: Tom E.07/20/2014
Looks to be OEM. Fitting instructions made it very easy to install, 142265
Easy to install. Quick shipping. Perfect fit and great price. 127800
Our order arrived very quickly and is a quality product. 131068
Easy to install. Took 10 minutes tops! No wiring fuss. 125889
by: JIM T.06/18/2014
this was a piece of cake to install...plug and play! 136355
by: Adam R05/28/2014
Very easy to put together once you locate the plug. 133027
by: Scott S05/25/2014
Great service easy to install and bolted right on! 132341
by: scott b08/12/2013
worked great. easy to hook up took 10 m inutes. 94660
by: Greg R08/10/2014
Plug and play. Easy install Works great. . 145592
by: Chris J.06/14/2013
easy to install high quality product. 84633
by: Tommy w10/24/2013
Very easy to install and very quick 105048
by: Joe Woodhouse10/06/2013
Easy install, good details. 102707
Fit exactly like it should 154477
easy install, exact fit 125346
by: Troy M08/20/2014
very easy to install 147615
by: Dencio mics06/19/2014
Very good product!!! 136596
by: Monica and Bill09/02/2014
Easy to install. 149595
by: Dan D07/30/2014
Fit perfectly 143443
by: Doug F11/17/2014
Wiring harness was a breeze to install. E-trailer has how-to videos on almost everything. Very helpul site. Have not plugged in any trailers yet so can't comment of function. 161302
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