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Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2013 Volvo XC90

All right today 2013 Volvo XC90 we're going to install part number 118411 from Tow Ready. Okay, the first thing that we need to do is go ahead and open up the back hatch, and we need to remove the rear floor panel to get access down to the spare tire area. Well also youre going to remove two small panels next to it, one on each side, and also the two side panels. That gives us access to the two tail lights. All right, once we've gotten access to our wiring, we can go ahead and start installing our T wiring parts. First off we're going to take the T connector with yellow wire, starting on the drivers side, well go ahead and route it underneath the side panel, and then we'll go ahead and run it up to our connection point.



Thule Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Volvo XC90

Today on our 2013 Volvo XC90, we'll be test fitting the Thule Crossroad roof rack system using part numbers THLB58 and TH450. We'll begin our test fit by placing the front bar onto the front of our roof. Now, the raised side rails do extend towards the front of the vehicle past the sunroof, but we're going to place the front bar behind the sunroof. With the bar in position, we can pop off the end caps and bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the underside of the bar. We'll then hook it into the connection point and use the included tensioning tool to tighten down the bolts to secure the straps. We'll then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process. With the front bar installed, we'll go ahead and place our rear bar onto the rear of our raised side rails. Now depending on where you place your rear bar will depend on what accessories you are installing.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Volvo XC90

Today on our 2013 Volvo XC90, we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL roof top cargo box with 22 cubic feet of space, metallic silver in color, part number TH636S. With the Thule Crossroads roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box up onto the vehicle's load bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars, we can unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the two closest knobs. We'll then turn the knobs to tighten down theclamps up against the bar. You'll know when theclamps have been fully tightened down when theknob starts to click. We can then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process. Now, this double-sided opening lid will also enable you to easily load andunload your cargo from either side of thevehicle. Onceeverything is all tightened down and secured, you can see that we can easily access therear hatch of our Volvo with thebox secured. That will complete today's test fit for the Thule Sonic XXL, part number TH636S, on our 2013 Volvo XC90.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Volvo XC90

Today on our 2013 Volvo XC90, we'll be test-fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box, with 11 cubic feet of space, matte black in color, part number TH613. We have a Thule Crossroads Roof Rack System assembled on our vehicle, so we'll begin our test-fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's load bars. You'll need to position the box on the passenger's side of your roof because it only opens from one side. With the box in position we can unlock it and open the lid, exposing the four slots on the bottom of the box. We can take the clamps, slide them down through the slots over top of each bar, and then turn the knobs to tighten down the clamps. Once everything is all tightened down and secure, you can see that we can easily access the rear hatch with the box secured. That will complete today's test-fit for the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box, part number TH613, on our 2013 Volvo XC90.



Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Volvo XC90

Today, on our 2013 Volvo XC90, well be test fitting the Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box with 13 cubic feet of space, AeroSkin Black on color, part number TH6244. With the Thule Crossroads Roofrack System on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box up on to the vehicles load bars. At their position in the clamps to fit over the bars, we can unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the 2 closest knobs. Well then turn the knobs and tighten down the clamps up against the bars. Moving to the other side of the vehicle, well repeat the same process. Now, this double-sided opening lid will also enable you to easily load and unload cargo from either side of the vehicle. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, you can see that we can easily access the rear hatch with the box secured.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2004 Volvo XC90

Today on our 2004 Volvo XC90, well be installing the Tow Ready 4-pole Wiring Kit, part number 119190KIT. To start our install, well first go ahead and open up the rear cargo door and tailgate. Then well open up the rear storage compartment and remove the rear storage compartment tray. Next, well remove the two corner pieces, one on the floor board. The other will be the quarter panel access door. Now starting on the drivers side, well need to go ahead and test the manufacturers wire so we can locate the brake, running, and turn signal circuits.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 Volvo XC90 - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2004 Volvo XC90, well install Hidden Hitch, part number 87810. This is what our hitch will look like once its in position. Next, well go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for the new hitch such as a drawbar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 6 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14-3/4 inches. Now, lets go ahead with the installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 Volvo XC90 - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2004 Volvo XC90, we'll install a Draw Tite hitch, part number 75152. This is what our hitch will look like once it's in position. Next we'll go and give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for the new hitch, such a drag bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is practically 6 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14-3/4 inches Now, let's go ahead with the installation. Note, weve already gone ahead, lowered and removed the spare tire.



Thule AeroBlade Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2007 Volvo XC90 with 53 Inch Bars

Today we have a 2007 Volvo XC90, were going to be test fitting a Thule roof rack system. Well be using the 53 inch Aeroblade road bars part #: THARB53 and well also be using the Thule Rapid Crossroad feet, part #: TH450R. We already have our roof rack assembled according to the instructions and now were ready to mount it up on top of our vehicle. Since this system is designed to attach to factory rate side rails, there are no specific measurements that we need to use to set our bars. Well take our first bar and set it up on top of our factory rate side rails. We need to make sure that the bar is overhanging evenly from left to right and we also need to make sure that the arrow indicator on the side of our foot is pointing towards the center of our side rails.



Thule Domestique Roof Bike Rack Review - 2007 Volvo XC90

Today, we have 2007 Volvo XC90, and were going to be testing fitting the Thule Domestique Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number TH513. We already have our bike carrier assembled and now were ready to fit it at top on top of our vehicle. To mount the carrier to our roof rack, well fit the head of the rack and the clamp around our front load bar. Well use an Allen wrench to tighten down the three bolts. Then, at the rear, well fit our clamp around the rear bar and again use that Allen key to tighten down the bolts on the rear clamp. Then, we can reinstall our skewer.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2007 Volvo XC90

Today, we have with us a 2007 Volvo XC90, and were going to be test fitting the Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier, part number TH810. To fit our carrier up on top of our roof rack, well simply take the first half of the carrier and lay it on top of our front load bar. Well feed the speed link straps around the load bar, secure it back to itself and tighten it down using the gray hand knob. We want to make that we tighten both the passenger and drivers side straps down evenly. With the front carrier installed, well move to the back half of the carrier. We want to make sure that its lined up evenly with the front carrier, feed the straps around again and tighten it down the same way.



Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2007 Volvo XC90

Today, we have with us a 2007 Volvo XC90, and were going to be test fitting the Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Carrier, part number TH92725. To fit the carrier on our roof rack, well take half the carrier and set it on top of our front load bar. Well feed the speed link straps around the bar and back into the head. Well use the gray hand knobs to tighten the straps around our load bar. With our front half secured, we can move on to the rear. Well put the other half of our carrier up on top of our rear bar and make sure that its lined up nicely with our front half.



Thule Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2007 Volvo XC90

Today, on our 2007 Volvo XC90, were going to be test-fitting a Thule Roof Rack System. Well be using a 58-inch square load bars, part number THLB58, as well as their crossroad feet, part number TH450. We already have our roof rack assembled according to the instructions, and now were ready to put it on top of our vehicle. To mount the system, were going to take the front load bar and set it up on top of our side rails. Since this is a system designed to attach to factory-raised side rails, there are no specific measurements when it comes to placing the crossbar. We do, however, need to make sure that the bar overhangs evenly from left to right.



Thule AeroBlade Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2007 Volvo XC90

Today, we have a 2007 Volvo XC90, and were going to be test-fitting a Thule Roof Rack System. Well be using the 47-inch Thule AeroBlades, part number THARB47, as well as the Rapid Crossroad Feet, part number TH450R. We already have our roof rack assembled system according to the instructions, and now, were ready to mount it up on top of our vehicle. Since this system is designed to attach to factory-raised side rails, there are need to specific measurements that we need to use to set our bars. Well take our first bar and set it up on top of our factory-raised side rails. We need to make sure that the bar is overhanging evenly from left to right, and we also need to make sure that the arrow indicator on the side of our foot is pointing towards the center of our side rails.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2007 Volvo XC90

Today, on our 2007 Volvo XC90, were going to be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Bike Rack, part number RKY1014. To fit the bike rack on our roof rack, well place it up on top of our load bars. Well set the head of the bike rack on top of our front bar and feed the straps around the bar. Well fit the straps back into the head and use an Allen wrench to tighten them up. Once weve done that, we can go ahead and reinstall the cover. At the back of the carrier, well fit the clamp around the rear bar and use the wing nuts to tighten the clamp onto our bolts.



Rhino Rack Roof Rack Installation - 2007 Volvo XC90

Today, we have a 2007 Volvo XC90 and we're going to be test fitting the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System, part number SXB3. This rack is also available on silver and that's part number SXB3-SILV. We already have our roof rack assembled according to the instructions so now we're ready to put it up on top of our vehicle. We're going to take the front crossbar and set it up on top of our raised side rails. Since this system is designed to be used with raised side rails, there are no specific measurements that we need to set our crossbar at. We do need to make sure that the bars are overhanging evenly on both the driver and passenger's side.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2007 Volvo XC90

Today, on our 2007 Volvo XC90, were going to be test fitting the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, part number PW1046. To fit our tire chains over the tire, we need to make sure that our tire is turned all the way out to the steering lock. Once weve done that, well drape the chain over the tire and pull the leading edge to the base of our tire. Then, we can either pull forward or backward and roll under the tire until we can bring it up and around and connect the chains towards the top of the tire. As we hook the tire chains together around the tire, we need to make sure that the stops are within one of each other from inside to outside. Once weve done that, we can take the excess on the stop leads and clip them back to the chain using the clips.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2007 Volvo XC90

Today on our 2007 Volvo XC90, were going to install the Tow-Ready T1 connector, part number 118411.To begin our installation, well first need to open up the rear cargo doors. Now, well need to remove the rear storage tray and lid. To do this, well go ahead and open up the lid, unhook the two cam buckles and then remove the storage tray. Now well start here on the passenger side, by removing the corner floor trim piece and the passenger side trim panel compartment door. Next, well go ahead and repeat the same process on the driver side. Here on the driver side, located near the third row seating seatbelt retractor, well locate the manufacturers wiring and wiring connector.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Volvo XC90 - Draw-Tite

Today, on our 2007 Volvo XC90 we are going to install the Draw Tite hitch, part number 75152. This is what our hitch will look like once it is installed on the vehicle. Next, we will give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 6 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14 inches. Now, lets go ahead with the installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Volvo XC90 - Hidden Hitch

Today, on our 2007 Volvo XC90, we are going to install Hidden Hitch, part number 87810. This is what our hitch will look like once it is installed on the vehicle. Next, we will give you a couple of measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 6 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14 inches. Now, lets go ahead with the installation.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2009 Volvo XC90

Today on this 2009 Volvo XC90 we are going to be installing part number 118411 from Tow Ready. The first thing we need to do is remove our floor panel in our trunk. Then on both sides we are going to remove this piece here and also on both sides we are going to remove this panel as well. There is a pull tab at the bottom, we just want to pull it up and then it pops right out. 00:20



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Volvo XC90

Today on this 2010 Volvo XC90 we are going to be installing part number 87810 from Hidden Hitch. This also applies to part number 75152 from Draw-Tite. The first thing we are going to do is lower the tow hooks on the passenger side frame rail. We will no longer be using this on the vehicle. The mounting locations for the passenger side are going to be these three existing weld nuts. It is going to be the exact same on the driver side but we are going to have to lower the exhaust bracket to gain access to those holes where we are mounting. 00:30



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2004 Volvo XC90

Today on this 2004 Volvo XC90, we will be installing the modulite wiring harness kit part number 119190KIT. We are inside the cargo region of the vehicle here. We are going to need to go ahead and dissect most of the rear to gain access to wiring points that we are going to be attaching to. The actual connection points are located behind the interior panels here. To gain access to those, we are going to need to start by removing the cargo floor here and release the straps on each side. Then we can just take the handle here in the center and pull that up. If you want to just set that off to the side for the time being. Next I am going to remove the corner cover here. Then next we want to remove this interior panel here. 00:40



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2004 Volvo XC90

What we are going to is a module light install on a Volvo XC90 2004 model. What we have done so far is taken out the interior pieces, got down to the battery with the jack storage compartment, and then we actually took out this panel here to get access to the wiring for the lights. Well have to do our splicing within this wiring bundle here. We used the light tester to figure which colors are what in fact in this case all the turn signals, the brake and running lights all happen to be green. Take care when testing, do one at a time complete your circuit and move on to the next one.





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