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Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today on this 2014 Honda CRV were going to install part number C56158 from Curt. This is a T-Wiring harness for the four pole flat trailer connector. To get access to our wiring harness we need to go ahead and open up the back hatch. To start off well go ahead and remove all the floor covers. Next well go ahead and take off this threshold, under is a couple of plastic fasteners that we have to remove. Now to remove these you actually push down on the center and then pop them loose. If you can, sometimes this looks easier than it is, well pull back the weather strip then we can reach underneath here and pop it loose. Well just use a plastic pry bar and kind of work our way around.
Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V - Curt
Today on this 2014 Honda CRV, we're going to install part number C11555 from Kurt 00:00:08. This is a class one, inch and a quarter receiver hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the CRV. Next we'll give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories, such as a bicycle rack or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper comes out to about six inches. From the top receiver opening down to the ground, turns out to be about 12 inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. To install our hitch, we need to go ahead and get our car ready.
Hopkins Tail Light Wiring Kit Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
All right, today on this 2014 Honda CRV, we're going to install part number HM56304. This is a Hopkins Custom Tail Wiring Kit for towed vehicles. All right, our first step is to go ahead and open up the back hatch, and then we have to remove the tail lights. There's two fasteners that we have to remove. We'll use an 8 mm socket on these. Just kind of pull back. Kind of rock it back and forth so it comes loose.
Roadmaster Brake-Lite Relay Kit Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today on our 2014 Honda CRV we're going to install part number RM-88400. This is the Roadmaster brake light relay kit for towed vehicles from Roadmaster. The first we need to do is find the cold side of the brake switch, which means the wire that we need to use only is active when we hit the brake pedal. We'll also have to remove this panel right here, a little knob, twist it and it comes down and pull off to the side. We'll follow our brake pedal up to our switch right here and you can see the wires coming out of the back of the switch. We'll take a tester and ground to the sheet metal underneath and we'll go ahead and test the blue wire to verify that's the right wire. That's the cold side of the brake switch. We'll cut that in half and put a butt connector on each side.
Roadmaster 12 Volt Outlet Kit Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
All right, today in a 2014 Honda CR-V, we're going to install part number RM-9332. This is 12-O outlet kit, ready for 20 amps. Right now outlet kit is designed to work with the fuse panel. In this case we're going to use a fuse that's underneath the dash. If you're in a vehicle set up to be pulled behind an RV, we'll go ahead and look for a fuse. Now in this case, our key will be in the first notch when you turn it. So, we'll go ahead and use a fuse. In this case, we're going to test fuse number 14, which is easy to get to, and it's just your seat heaters.
Blue Ox Patriot Proportional Braking System Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today on this 2014 Honda CRV we're going to install part number BRK2012. This is the Blue Ox Patriot Radio Frequency Portable Braking System. The Blue Ox Patriot braking system gives you a synchronized, reliable braking for your towed vehicle with a built-in battery back up. The Patriot includes a wireless radio frequency remote controller that mounts in the cab and plugs into your 12-volt outlet of your RV. The gain knob allows you to adjust the amount of braking pressure. The higher of a number that you set, the more pressure will be applied to your brakes in your towed vehicle. The manual override lever activates the towed vehicle brakes when pressed.
Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today on this 2014 Honda CR-v, we're going to install part number BX2258. This is the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit with removable arms. We'll line this up with slot on the inside and push it in until this compresses and lock here and then rotate it. Then it will automatically lock into place. Then to unlock it, you pull on the ring here, twist it back, and pull out. We need to remove the bumper cover itself, so we need to get underneath the hood and remove some fasteners. First off, one, two, three, four fasteners.
Blue Ox Tow Bar Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today on this 2014 Honda CR-V, we're going to install part number BX7365. This is the Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar, rated at 6500 pounds. First, thing we need to do is to check the difference between the height of our tow vehicle, our CR-V, and the hitch on our motor home. It looks like we've got about 16 inches from our tow bars, which is about the center of the pin hole, down to the ground. Let's check the center of our hitch on our RV, it's about 19 inches. We want to double check our label on our tow bar, it has a difference of 4 inches max, either straight out from the tow bar to the RV or our RV can be about 4 inches higher.
Today on our 2014 Honda CRV we're going to install part number 118561. This is a Tow Ready T1 Wiring Harness with a four pull flat. First thing we need to do is open up the back hatch and remove the spare tire cover. Then we're going to remove the threshold. We'll first need to remove two push pin fasteners. To remove these fasteners we'll need to use a small drill bit.
Roadmaster InvisiBrake Supplemental Braking System Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today on our 2014 Honda CRV, we'll be installing the Roadmaster InvisiBrake supplemental braking system for towed vehicles part number RM-8700. Now to begin the install, the Roadmaster InvisiBrake system will need to find a suitable mounting location for the InvisiBrake box. On this application, we're going to mount it on the driver's side underneath the driver's seat and we move the seat all the way forward the InvisiBrake box will sit underneath the seat and not come in contact with the seat whether it's move forward or backward. Before we mount the box, we want to make all of our wiring and vacuum line connections first. Next, we'll take the L-bracket and attach it to the brake pedal using the hardware provided. We'll start with the L-bracket at the furthest setting from the firewall laying out the cable as it will route along the firewall and over towards the driver's side threshold. Now, we have a good idea of where the cable will route and our pulley will sit, we'll need to mount the air cylinder. The air cylinder will mount underneath the threshold for the second row seating.
Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today in our 2014 Honda CRV, well be installing the Roadmaster Tow Bar Wiring Kit with bulb and socket, part number RM-155. To begin our install, well first need to remove the tail light assemblies. To remove the tail light assemblies, well open up the rear hatch and then remove the two fasteners that secure the tail light assembly to the body. Next, well go ahead and gently remove the tail light assembly from its position releasing the fasteners and being careful not to break the alignment tabs underneath. When the tail light assembly is pulled out, we can see the back of the tail light assemblies where well mount the bulb and socket.To mount the bulb and socket well first need to drill a hole under the back of the tail light assembly as per the instructions. Well use a 1-inch hole saw.
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today in this 2014 Honda CRV, we're going to install part number 90885 from Tekonsha. This is the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller. To help install our brake controller, we're going to use the installation kit, part number ETBC7. We're also going to use part number 18136, the no-drill mounting bracket, the long version. We'll start off that part first. We'll go ahead and put the bracket on top of the hitch.
Thule AeroBlade Podium Roof Rack Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today, on our 2014 Honda CR-V, we'll be test fitting the Thule AeroBlade Podium Roof Rack system using part numbers THARB47, TH460R, and THKIT3118. With our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions, we'll begin our test fit by removing the tabs on top of our side rails. Once we have those removed, we can then remove the rubber tabs on the insides of our side rails. We'll take our front bar and place it onto the front part of our roof. We can adjust the feet as necessary to sit on top of our side rails, and we also want to make sure that we have even bar overhang on each side of our vehicle. Once we have them set in the right place, we'll make sure all the holes are in line, and then, we'll tighten the 2 Allen bolts inside each foot pack. Then, we'll grab our bolts and place the bolts on the backside of our foot pack, screwing them into the mounting points on our side rail. We'll do this for both sides of our vehicle. Once we have the front taken care of, we can then grab our rear bar and place it onto the rear part of our roof.
U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom Front and Rear Floor Liners Review - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today, on our 2014 Honda CRV well be test fitting the U-ACE 3D KU custom model floor liners, with max spider grip, tri-layer for the front and rear, in black, part number L1HD04301509. This kit is also available in grey with part number L1HD04301501, and in beige with part number L1HDO4301502. Well begin our test fit here in the front, on the drivers side. We will start off by removing the previous mat. Well take our new U-Ace floor liner and fit it into position. One of the first things we noticed about this mat was the heel pad here on the front driver side. This will provide some extra grip to keep your heel from slipping. The precision molded mat covers a maximum floor area, and the raised edges keeps spills and melted snow from reaching onto your carpet.
U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom Cargo Floor Liner Review - 2014 Honda CR-V
Today on our 2014 Honda CRV, we will be testing the U-Ace 3-D Kagu custom area floor liner in black with part number M1HD0431309. This is also available in gray with part number M1HD0431301 and in beige with part number M1HD0431302. Here in the cargo area of our vehicle, we will begin our test by laying in our new U-Ace liner. We will push it down into position for a good fit. All around the edge of our cargo mat we have raised containment walls. This will help keep spills, melted snow and other types of materials from reaching on to our carpet.
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