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Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End Trailer Connector

Tow Ready Wiring

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Tow Ready Wiring - 30717

4-Way to 7-Way Trailer Wiring Adapter

Adapter converts from 4 pole wiring on vehicle to 7 pole round plug. Additional wire leads for brake, power and accessory are 12" long.

Recommended
Wiring Harness Mount Brackets


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20321 Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End Trailer Connector







Video of Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End Trailer Connector


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Video Transcript for Tow Ready Wiring 30717 Review

Today were going to review part number 30717. This is the Tow Ready four-way to seven-way trailer wiring adapter. This adapter will convert from your four-way on your vehicle to a seven-way round plug. There are additional wire leads for brake, power and accessories which are 12 inches long. Basically what you would do is your vehicle would need a four-way on the back of the vehicle that you would plug this into to get you your four-way, and then you would have four extra wires here. Basically the white wire would connect to the vehicle frame for ground.

The black wire would be used to connect to the battery for 12 volt power. You connect it with a fuse or an in-line breaker. The yellow wire would be an auxiliary wire for 12 volt power, reverse lights or reverse lockout for trailer brakes. The blue wire would be used to connect to an output wire for brake controller. Lots of times this adapter is used when somebody is installing a brake controller on their vehicle because the brake controller does require a seven-way at the back of your vehicle.

If any of these wires, the features of thee wires are not required you can take them out and put them out of the way, but I would recommend to mount the ground wire. The length on this adapter is 12 inches long. That should do it for review on part number 30717.




Customer Reviews

Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End Trailer Connector - 30717

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.8 out of 5 stars   (156 Customer Reviews)



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: roberto03/05/2013


this connector along with the short L bracket and the mount bracket- gave me a nice connector to my hitch. Though I used the short connector and did have to slightly bend it to allow the 4 to 7 pole connector to fit. If Id bought the long L bracket-- It could have worked-- but bending a little worked well. 68963






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike M.08/26/2013


Just what I needed. 96904





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A year later and everything is working as it should. I dont give the product much thought and thats a good thing because that means its doing its job and doing it well.

Mike M - 08/26/2014

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: kurt k08/06/2013


Has been working great since purchased and installed 3 months ago. Used for several different trailers and long distance trips. Easy to install. Had to be slightly creative with the attachment of the ground. Did not see a reason to have a ground on this portion since everything else is already grounded, however would not work without grounding to the frame. Only used the four way connection and taped remaining three back. Hope for good things to come with this produce. Highly recommend this product. 93648





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Had the same issue with the ground kurt. Almost gave up on it until I read your post. Thanks.

comment by: mike g - 06/17/2014


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Marty Klemm06/24/2014


There was no splicing wires, it was plug-and-play, highly recommended, very easy installation 137304






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: MTKruger03/24/2014


We only discovered this site recently and LOVE it. You don't have to know what you want, the questions lead you to exactly what you are needing. The item is of great quality, and as described. We can now swap from truck to jeep with our trailer, and simply without effort. We have found our new 'to go' store for our trailer shopping. Customer Service by the way, terrific, great communication, and very quick shipping. Really Great Experience, Highly recommend. 121873






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Manuel D.07/05/2012


The product did not come fully fabricated. When I connected to the trailer I could not get any signal to transfer through. So I took the item apart and the 4 pin ground was not connected to the 7 way ground. This meant I didn't get a closed circuit when connected. After stripping the ground wires and connecting them the product worked great. I would suggest buying if you know how to modify in order to connect the ground wires 46844






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Don H07/03/2014


The adaptor was shipped almost immediately, but took longer to arrive than I had expected, if you need is quickly, ask for expedited shipping. The adaptor worked fine once I connected a seperate ground wire from the adaptor's white wire to a ground on my vehicle. Instructions/warning should be included noting that the 4-wire connectors ground does not pass through the adaptor. 138958






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: J-S Chenard04/16/2008


Good adapter Bought this adapter to convert from a 4-wire standard trailer plug to my Coleman pop-up camper 7-wire adapter. It works great! Just don't forget to attach the adapter's white ground wire to the vehicle frame, since the adapter does not make use of the ground return lead built into the 4-wire trailer plug. This is stated in the instructions, but easy to forget... 768






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom Fye11/18/2013


Product exactly as described, and exactly what I needed. My van is wired with a 4 pin connector(harness with factory plug-in purchased from Etrailer some time ago), but I occasionally need to tow a trailer that has the 7 pin connector. This will work perfectly. I really appreciate the additional documentation and support from Etrailer, as well as the super-fast shipping. 107666






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve S09/16/2014


This will be the 3rd connector that I have put on my van. Since I already had the flat 4 connector, installing this connector was a snap. The connector doesn't come with any mounting hardware and I needed to run to the hardware store and purchase 4 nuts and bolts to mount it. If this is your first mounting, you are probably also going to need to purchase a bracket. 151414






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ted L.07/29/2013


I actually ordered a trailer hitch, T-wiring harness, and 7 pin connector. Everything arrived in great condition in just a few days. Shipping was VERY fast (due to telephone ordering) and exceeded my expectations. I am very happy with the products, shipping, arrival condition, and installation support. I will definitely recommend etrailer.com to other people. 92151






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jay04/22/2013


I havent used this towing, but as far as the install foes, I had the whole thing installed in about 45mins. It only took so long because my son was wanting to help and learn. Plus there was the brake controller install inside the cab. Other than that everything is plug and play. This is the easiest product I have put on my truck so far. 77197






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rics4903/17/2014


This is a great product . The price was $18.00 dollars cheaper than some I found online. I have a 2002 dodge ram 1500 pickup, this adapter will change the 4 pole( which is made on my truck) to a 7 pole( which is on the trailer I will be using). The product connected, and bolted up to my truck bumper very easy. E trailer is the best. 121019






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Cory B10/01/2013


This 7 point harness wired right in with my T1 connector and is great for hooking up to my camper, very easy to install! 102166






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Robert G12/28/2012


The adapter I ordered was excellent, the two brackets I ordered to use with the adapter were excellent, but the hose clamp to attach the bracket was a piece of junk, I spent an hour trying to get it to work and the auto parts guys couldn't get it to work either, so I bought one of theirs. wasted a lot of time on it. 62168






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave Shannon02/21/2012


I needed something to enable my 4 pin equipped Wrangler to power the ligts/turnsignals when I move the 7 pin equipped 16' car hauler. Now I can have lights/turn signals when I move the empty trailer around after dropping the Jeep off of it, no longer have to try to maneuver the trailer around with a 38' motorhome. 32050






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ron E.06/29/2012


The 4 Pole to 7 Pole adapter is excellent. It is exactly what I was looking for and the quality is superb. It saves time and is simpler to use than having to figure out different color codes and splicing wires. It is a much cleaner look than having wires hanging all over the place. 46131






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Paskentaman11/13/2013


Great item, great price. Be aware that the white wire from the 4 way is not connected...it is cut about 4 inches long and hidden within the plastic harness covering. I believe that they expect grounding to be accomplished via the heavy white wire with solderless connector. 107240






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Sid H.09/10/2013


Needed this for a new boat trailer that has surge brakes. Worked great for the tie-in needed to back-up lights to disable the trailer brakes while backing up. Easy process, even for me!! Recommend the mounting bracket too for a clean install. Thanks et!! 99261






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Susan Welsh05/16/2014


I bought this so that I could adapt the four pole connector coming from my jeep wrangler to a 7 pole coming from my new TB camper. Had it mounted on my bumper and it works just great. Expedient delivery of item and great customer service on the phone. 130991






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Eric A..08/19/2011


I ordered about 5 products from you last week, mid week, and they were on my doorstep in perfect condition by Saturday! Nothing on backorder, and packed well into 2 boxes. Also, i appreciate the status emails and follow up. Thanks Etrailer, Great job! 22128






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Patrick06/25/2008


Great Product! This product is exactly what I have been looking for and for the price I jumped on it! The install could not have been easier and cant wait to try it out as often as possible. I will be recommending this product and company to everyone. 1002






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John P.08/26/2012


Excellent quality and easy installation. Plus, the shipping was fast and reasonably priced. This was my first order from etrailer.com and I have been impressed from start to finish, including the emails keeping me informed of the status of my order. 53106






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Nelson Marshall07/20/2011


This item was just what I was looking for. Your web site catalog made it easy to find. My FJCruser came with a flat 4 and my cargo trailer came with a blade 7 connector. Thank you for making it easy for me, the price was excellent. Nelson 19750






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Teresa08/25/2014


I looked all over for this device and was pleased to find it on etrailer. I took it apart to check for correct wiring (It was wired correctly) and was pleased to see how well put together the inside wiring was compared to the one I have now. 148414






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave S.07/19/2014


Fits on the car neat and out of the way. 142194






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Michael D.12/08/2010


Excellent Product This 7 way vehicle side trailer connector is outstanding. The quality is way better than I could find in a local store. As with all my orders from etrailer the product was great and the service was awesome! Thanks again! 3798






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike Rush07/07/2012


I chose to use the OEM hitch and bezel for my Commander. I simply prefer the look. I used the T-One harness, and finished off the installation with 30717 end connector. It mounted prefectly to the factory hitch, and gives an OEM look. 47097






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Michael02/12/2013


You can't solve a problem any easier than eTrailer did for me. I needed to transport an empty trailer with my car and they had exactly what I needed at a great price. eTrailer has become my go to place for anything trailer related! 65935






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: JMac SD08/13/2013


I received an adapter cable that looks exactly like the one in the picture, and it works fine, so I'm a satisfied customer. Yes it's an adapter, so it does not have mounting hardware, if/when I want that I'll buy that. 94844






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: R. K.08/19/2012


Fit the mounting bracket purchased separately and allowed use of the quick wiring connector kit also purchased. Installation was quick and trouble free. Recommend shrink wrapping butt connectors to prevent corrosion. 52270






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: S Bryant Adkins02/24/2014


Its exactly what I asked for. And delivered just in time.(Within the wk. ) and with a federal holiday. Now I can return the parts I bought to make my own. This adapter will save me a lot of trial and error. ;-) 117353






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chris K08/28/2013


My son's BSA trailers use 7 pole connectors and I always get recruited to pull one on camp-outs. This way I don;t have to rely on one of the Scout Masters to bring their convertor... Semper Fildelis 97368






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: jc06/21/2014


wiring is great wished it would have been recieved by me in a more timely manner. had to barrow a truck to go on a camping trip. shame when i can order some thing from hong kong and it arrives faster. 136911






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Lou P03/28/2012


Not only does eTrailer send the correct part on the first try, it seems to show up about 10 minutes after I click on "buy". The customer service and attention to detail is off the hook. Thank you! 35348






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Elaine L Williams04/08/2014


EXCELLENT !!! was exactly what I needed and it went in so easy... I have your web site in my favorites and will recommend it to anyone that I know... Thankx.. Elaine L Williams 124254






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kevin F.07/17/2013


It did the trick to make my four wire connect to a seven wire. It looks a little ugly with the extra wires not connected. I am not connecting trailer brakes with my application. 90123






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: BRIAN F.04/13/2013


Fast delivery, quality product, Easy install. No instructions in the box. Would have been better if it had come with a mounting bracket. Fixed that with a L bracket. 75864






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Greg P.08/24/2011


Shipped super fast. Everything was as advertised. Installed like a dream after watching the online video. Etrailer.com is the only place I'll buy trailer parts! 22614






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: bobr02/04/2014


I haven't had a chance to try the connector but it looks very nice. I bought it in case I ever need to tow a trailer with a 7 pin connector. Fits the bill! 115739






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jesse S.08/29/2013


Ordered a Honda Wiring Kit and Adapter - product worked perfectly, and communication and shipping from Etrailer.com were great. Would definitely recommend! 97515






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike04/15/2014


I looked for this product at several auto and trailer supply stores around town, none of them had it. Glad I was able to find it here. Shipping was fast. 125122






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Curtis04/22/2011


Exactly what I needed, ordered it on Tuesday evening and received it on Thursday. Super Fast delivery. Will come to this store for all my trailer needs. 12183






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: JOHN11/18/2013


I just bought a new trailer that needed the larger connector and the adapter that I purchased from etrailer arrived in good time and worked perfectly 107636






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: James03/30/2012


Exactly what I wanted, well constructed. Don't forget to order a mounting bracket if this is a new installation and your vehicle is not equipped. 35700






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Robert B04/01/2014


Just what I was looking For I was able to combine two different plugs to gather so I tow two different trailers, with out changing the wireing 123205






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Frontier Justice06/13/2011


Great product, great company. prompt elivery and customer oriented. Have bough here before and would recomend them to friends and family alike. 16887






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Glenn O09/26/2011


Product is easy to install. The connectors are sturdy, and the plastic wiring wrap makes for good cable management during installation. 24585






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike H10/18/2013


Excellent Product - Quick delivery. etrailer.com has always been very professional and easy to do business way. Excellent service! 104283






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tam N.07/01/2014


Great product. Fast shipping to california! I will highly recommend. I will be buying more stuff from you guys!! Thank you Tam 138560




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  • 4-Way to 7-Way Vehicle End Trailer Wiring Connector Color Code
  • The pins on the Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End, item # 30717, and the pins on the trailer connector should be wired the same. If you are just wondering what to connect the loose wires from the adapter to, they are, White is the ground, Black is connected to the battery of your vehicle through a 40 amp circuit breaker, item # PK54540, Blue is connected to the blue wire on the brake controller and Yellow is the the optional auxiliary function or it can be connected to the reverse...
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  • There are 3 options from the manufacturer for the 2009 E-350 Ford Van. Factory 7-Way trailer wiring, factory 4-Way trailer wiring, and no existing trailer wiring. I will go over all three since you did not indicate which one your vehicle has. If you have the factory 7-Way trailer wiring, you will be able to use the 3034-P wiring harness that you selected to easily install your prodigy brake controller. When looking for a port under the dash, it will be near the top of the instrument...
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  • With the factory 4-Way connector you will need a brake controller with the proper wiring connection for Dodge vehicles. I would recommend the Tekonsha Prodigy, item # 90185 and adapter item # 3020-P, for your vehicle. This adapter is a vehicle specific brake controller connector. You will also need a 7-Way, item # 30717, adapter. With these parts you can use the specific instructions on our brake controller wiring page for 1995-present Dodge Ram trucks (see link). From the front wheel...
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  • You will need the Curt Class III Round Tube Trailer Hitch, item # 13534, and with the tow package you will need the T-One Connector Wiring Harness with 4 Pole Trailer Connector - Toyota Highlander, item # 118449. I would go ahead and install the 7-Way connector. We have the Brake Controller 7 & 4 Way Installation Kit, item # ETBC7, which includes everything needed to install the wiring for the 7-way connector, once you have the 4-Way installed. You mentioned a 5-Way connector and if...
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  • To power the RF brake controller # 90250, it is only necessary to connect the 12v power wire and ground wire on your 4 to 7-Way adapter. If you have a typical adapter like our part # 30717, the ground wire should be white and the power wire is typically black or red. The remaining wires can be tied off. You also have the option connect the auxiliary wire if you need to power backup lights or another accessory on your trailer. This wire is typically orange or purple in color. To...
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  • Wiring The 4 to 7-Way Adapter # 30717 to a 1983 Ford Ambulance To Pull a Race Car Trailer
  • If you have the Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole, part # 30717, I would recommend using a circuit tester, part # 3808 to test the functions of each pin on the 7-way. I have attached an FAQ Article showing the functions of each pin for the vehicle side 7-Way. The other thing I would recommend checking is the 7-Way connector on the trailer, to make sure there is not corrosion in the connector. If there is corrosion in the connector, it will need to be replaced. I would also recommend checking...
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  • You are correct, the 2010 Subaru Outback Wagon current has a T-One trailer wiring harness, # 118467, available. In order to use the 7-Way on your pop-up camper, you will first need to install this 4-Way. I have included a link to the installation details and a video installation below. At this point, you have 2 options. You can install a 4-Way to 7-Way adapter like # 30717 that you have referenced, plug in the 4-Way installed previously to the back and only use it for trailer light functions,...
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  • Connecting a Trailer w/ 7-Way to Vehicle w/ 4-Way Connector
  • You could wire the Tow Ready Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole # 30717 and just have the light functions on your tow vehicle without connecting the other wires. But I would be very cautious about not doing so for several reasons. The first reason is safety. The general rule for towing trailers with brakes, is that if the Gross Trailer Weight is half of the Gross Vehicle Weight, it is recommended to use a brake controller and have brakes on the trailer. Not being able to activate the trailer...
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  • What to do With the Extra Wires on 4 to 7 Pole Adapter for a Camper Trailer
  • On the Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End Trailer Connector, # 30717, the extra wires can be taped off, tied up with a cable tie, and tucked out of the way if not in use. I would attach the white ground wire to an existing grounding point or the vehicle frame even if you do not intend on adding a brake controller (which is what the other wires are for). You would then attach the vehicles 4-Way into the 4-Way end of the adapter and plug your trailer connector into the 7-Way for lights...
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  • Can a 4-Way to 7-Way Trailer Wiring Adapter be Installed Just for Lighting Functions on a Trailer
  • Yes, you can just plug in the 4-Way from your 2007 GMC Acadia into the Tow Ready Adapter, # 30717, but you will have to ground the white wire on the adapter. It will need to attach to a clean and corrosion free bare metal surface. If the trailer does not have electric brakes, it makes me wonder why it has a 7-Way. If it has items on it that require 12 volt power you would need to connect the black wire on the adapter to the vehicle battery via a 40 amp circuit breaker, # PK54540, and...
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  • How to Wire a 4 Pole to 7 Pole Adapter
  • We need to figure out why the trailer lights are not working. Use a circuit tester on your 4-way flat that you plugged into the back of the 4 to 7 pole adapter and test each function to make sure they are working correctly. If your 4-way is working properly, then you can plug it back in and test the corresponding poles inside the 7-way connector to be sure the adapter is working properly. If you need a circuit tester, we have part number 3808. Next, you would have to plug in the trailer...
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  • Installing a 7-Way Connector in a 2000 Chevy Express Van
  • To hard wire your 2000 Chevy Express Van with a 7-Pole connection, first, you will need Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring, # 118377. I have included a link to the instructions below. Basically, you plug in this wiring harness into a taillight connection and run the wires where needed (to the other taillight and then to the rear of the vehicle). With that installed, you will then add Brake Controller 7 and 4 Way Installation Kit, # ETBC7, which will provide you with the 7 pole connection...
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  • Can I Charge My Trailer Battery Using 7-Way Trailer Connector on Truck
  • You would not be able to charge your battery through the wiring on your 4-way trailer connector. Since your truck has a 7-way connector, you could maintain the power to the battery but not charge it. To begin, you would need to cut off your 4-way trailer connector and install a 7-way connector on the trailer like the Optronics 7-way, part # A7WCB. You would need to connect the appropriate wires. White is ground, Yellow is left turn and brake, Green is right turn and brake, and Black...
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  • Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End Trailer Connector Instructions
  • Sorry about that, I'll be happy to help! When connecting the adapter, (4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End Trailer Connector), the white wire is your ground wire, the black is the hot wire to the 12V, the blue wire is to the electric brakes, and the yellow wire is for reverse. The 4 pole just plugs into the existing 4 pole.
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness Recommendation for a 2007 Chevy Express Van
  • First, in order to determine what hiring harness you will need, you will need to know what type of connector the trailer has and if it has electric brakes. Most trailer use either a 4-Way flat, or a 7-Way blade style RV connector. I recommend installing what is called a multi-tow system that includes both. You will first need to install a 4-Way wiring harness, 118392. This is a simple T-one connector that plugs in line with the vehicle tail lights. I have included a link to the installation...
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  • No Trailer Connection on Tekonsha P3 Brake Controller 90195 on a 2000 Toyota Tundra
  • I would start by inspecting the connector on your trailer and the vehicle to make sure there is not corrosion in the connector which could be causing a bad or weak connection. If there is corrosion in the trailer side connector, you would need to replace it with 7-way Connector, part # A7WCB. For the replacement vehicle side connector, you would need Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole, part # 30717. For future use, I would recommend using Dielectric Grease for Electrical Connectors, part # 11755,...
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  • Will Tow Package Vehicle Wiring Harness 118247 Work on a 2005 Ford F-150 XL?
  • Unfortunately, the part number you mention will not work with the 2005 F150. You'll have to use the 4 Pole to 7 Pole Adapter. Plug the existing 4-way into the adapter and attach the blue, black, and purple wires to the wires going into the connector on the driver's side frame rail. We have a Ford truck installation guide that shows how this is accomplished. I'll include a link below.
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  • Will 4 to 7-Way Adapter # 30717 Plug In Directly On a 2001 Ford F-150
  • Part # 30717 is meant to adapt a 4-Way plug to a 7-Way plug. In order to use the adapter, you would need to have a basic 4-Way plug like part # 118344, and the adapter would plug into the 4-Way connector. You would then connect the additional wires on the adapter to power the rest of the prongs on the 7-Way plug. If you are wanting to move your current 7-Way connector from the 2005 Excursion to the 2001 F-150, I cannot guarantee that it would be a direct fit. We do, however, offer...
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  • Wiring Harness, 7-Way Trailer Connector and Mounting Brackets for a 2006 Jeep Wrangler
  • You are correct, the Plug-N-Tow (TM) Vehicle Wiring Harness, item # 32625, only plugs into a connection point on the driver side. This is because Jeep has already run all the necessary wires to that port for you, so you do not have to run the wires across yourself, as you would have to with other models that plug into both the driver and passenger taillights. The Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End Trailer Connector item # 30717, will work with the 4-pole wiring harness, item # 32625,...
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