Today on this 2007 Dodge Durango we will be installing wiring harness part number 118390. We are at the rear of the vehicle. The connection points for the wiring harness are going to be located directly behind the tail lights on both the driver and passenger side. First thing we want to do is remove those tail lights to gain access to the plug ins. To do so I have opened up the rear hatch and you can see on the inboard side we have got two retaining clips. Remove those, we can use either a rivet removal tool like the one I am using now or you can use a flat head screwdriver if you do not have one of these available to you. With those removed we just want to gently rock back and forth to release the outside clips on the tail light and with that removed you can see the port on the back side of the tail light. This is the one we are going to be connecting the wire harness into. To separate the two we just want to release the red clip at the top and push the button. Set the tail light off to the side for the time being. 00:52
Remove the passenger side tail light next, set that off to the side. Next take the wiring harness and over on the driver side we are going to be connecting in the port that had the red, yellow, and brown wires on them. Just simply it in line between the vehicle wiring and the tail light. We also want to take the remaining portion of the wiring harness which is going to be the 4-pole and the passenger side connector. We are going to feed them down in between the body and the bumper. We also want to feed the modulite box through the opening as well. With all of that fed through we can connect the other port into the back of the tail light and reinstall it. Now we will go underneath the vehicle and route our passenger side connector to the passenger side tail light. 01:43
I am going to start with the 4-pole underneath the vehicle and we are going to route it to the center and tie it off to our trailer hitch. On the back side of the bumper we have got some hangers that we can use to help hold the wire up into place. Just do the same thing with the passenger side connector accept we are going to take this one all the way over to the passenger side and route it up in the opening between the body and the bumper. Take one of the cable ties that are provided with our installation kit and tie up the excess wire that we have going over here and then put the tail light back on. Continue back underneath the vehicle and go back to the modulite box over on the driver side. Next take the red wire on the modulite box and connect it with the large black lead of wire that is provided with our wiring kit. This lead is going to go all the way up to the positive terminal of the battery and is going to provide our power source for our harness. What we need to do is strip back a little bit of the jacketing off the wire. Take the provided butt connector, slide it onto the open end of wire and crimp that down and we will do the same thing with the black wire, it into the other end of the butt connector. Take some electrical tape and wrap that up and then we want to adhere our modulite box to the underside of the bumper. Clean off the surface to adhere to box to. Now we are going to route the wire up under the hood to the battery. When routing the wire you want to make sure you avoid any possible pinch points or hot spots that could damage the wire. 03:22
Now we are up to the front section underneath the vehicle and what I have done is to take a light gauge piece of wire and I have routed it from up under the hood down underneath the vehicle so that I can easily route my wire up in the engine compartment. Tape both wires together and then go up to the engine compartment and pull it up into place. We are up in the engine compartment and you can see we have got the black wire. At this point we need to go to the positive terminal of the battery which we can take the black wire and route it across the threshold and connect it to the positive side. Or which I am going to do here is actually take and tap into the power source that is feeding our fuse block. To connect to that terminal remove one of the nuts. Next we will take our fuse holder which is provided with our wiring kit. We want to cut the loop in half so that the one end will connect directly to our power source. The other end will connect to our black wire. To do that we just want to strip off some of the jacketing off of both ends of the fuse holder. To the one end we will add the provided ring terminal and to the other end the provided butt connector. I will connect my fuse holder to the power source first and that will help determine how much black wire we will need. Cut the black wire to length. Strip off a little bit of the jacketing and connect it to the butt connector on the fuse holder. Take some tape and tape the connection up and finally we will add the fuse to the fuse holder. That will finalize the installation of wiring harness. We just want to make sure we tie up any loose wires that we may have left over and our installation will be complete. This will conclude the installation of part number 118390.
Today in our 2004 Dodge Durango, well be installing the tow ready T-One vehicle wiring harness with four-pole flat connector part number 118390. To begin our install, well first go ahead and open up the rear hatch. Then, we need to remove both rear taillight assemblies. To remove the taillight assemblies, well first need to remove the two push pin fasteners on each side. To remove the push pin fastener, well pry out on the center of the fastener and then remove the fastener completely. Once we have them both out, we can then gently rock the taillight assembly and pull it out of its position being careful not to break the alignment tails underneath. Once we have it out and away from the body of the vehicle, well then go ahead and remove the manufacturers wiring harness. To remove the wiring harness, well first need to push the red locking tab over and then press on the connector lock removing the wire connector from the socket.
Today on our 2008 Dodge Durango we'll be installing the Tow Ready T1 Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-pole flat trailer connector part number 118390. Now to begin our installation we'll go ahead and open the rear cargo door and remove the taillights. Here on the passenger side we'll remove these two push pins and then simply pull straight back on the taillight assembly. We can then unplug it by pushing the red push pin off to the side and then removing the connector from the taillight. Now that we have our passenger side taillight assembly out, we'll go ahead and repeat the same procedure and remove the drivers side taillight assembly. Now here on the drivers side we can plug in our T1 harness that contains the yellow wire.
Today on this 2003 Dodge Durango were going to be installing wiring harness part number 118334. In the location of the ports we are going to be plugging our wiring harness into are located directly behind the tail lights of both the drivers and passengers side of the vehicle. In order to gain access to those these are two Phillips head screws per side, you just want to go ahead and remove those and allow the tail light to pop off. With the tail light pulled back you can see on the back side of the tail light is the connector we are going to be using. We will next need to go ahead and separate the connector from the tail light, and to do that if you look on the top side of the connector there is a red tab here, you want to go ahead and press it over, and that releases the safety clip, and then there is a push button release right here on the top as well, press that in, and pull the two pieces apart. We will go ahead and do that for the passengers side tail light as well and then we will go ahead and start plugging our harness in line.
Today on this 2005 Dodge Durango, we are going to install part number 42145 from Hoppy. This part is designed to replace the factory 7-pole connector that is already installed on the vehicle. And this would be a perfect example. As you can see here, this whole assembly has seen better days. What we are going to do is unbolt the old connector, disconnect the wiring harness and then just bolt in the new. Alright, now we are going to take our 4-pole on the side here and we are just going to move it out of the way for more working space. Now, pull out our harness. And there is a lock on the connection point right here and this red tab, we have to push that way, to unlock it. When you push down this tab right here, it should unlock and this whole assembly comes apart. 0:50
Today on this 2005 Dodge Durango we will be installing wiring harness part number 118390. Okay we are at the rear of the vehicle, we are going to go ahead and locate the ports that we are going to be plugging our wiring harness into. These ports are located directly behind the tail lights, both on the drivers and passenger side. Okay the first thing we need to do is remove these tail lights to gain access to these ports. :19