Hopkins Nite-Glow Tow Bar Extension Cord w/ Socket - Coiled - 7-Way RV to 4-Way Round - 8' Long

Hopkins Nite-Glow Tow Bar Extension Cord w/ Socket - Coiled - 7-Way RV to 4-Way Round - 8' Long

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  • Tow Bar Wiring
  • Extension
  • 7 Blade to 4 Round
  • Hopkins
  • Coiled Cord
The 8' long, coiled adapter cord in this Hopkins Endurance kit gives you extra length to connect your towed car to your RV. The connectors glow to verify tail light function. Includes 4-way socket with mounting bracket for towed car. Call 800-298-8924 to order Hopkins accessories and parts part number HM47044 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Hopkins products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Hopkins Nite-Glow Tow Bar Extension Cord w/ Socket - Coiled - 7-Way RV to 4-Way Round - 8' Long. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Hopkins Accessories and Parts - HM47044

The 8' long, coiled adapter cord in this Hopkins Endurance kit gives you extra length to connect your towed car to your RV. The connectors glow to verify tail light function. Includes 4-way socket with mounting bracket for towed car.


Features:

  • Kit lets you easily run power from your RV to your towed vehicle
  • Adapter cord connects the 7-way, blade-style connector on your RV to the 4-way round connector that mounts on your towed vehicle
  • 4-Way round socket wires into towed car
    • Mounts with included bracket and hardware
  • Nite-Glow plugs light up when tail lights on RV are activated
    • Confirm continuity of tail light circuits
    • Let you find your electrical connections in the dark
  • Coiled cable stretches to fit your needs
    • Keeps wire from dragging on the ground
  • Easy-to-grip, heavy-duty plugs


Specs:

  • Cable length when fully stretched: 8'
  • Cable diameter: 5/16"
  • 3-Year warranty


This adapter allows the 7-way, RV-style connector pictured on the left to work with the 4-way round connector on the right.


7-Way, RV-Style, Vehicle-End Connector4-Way Round, Vehicle-End Connector


47044 Hopkins Endurance Flex-Coil Night Glow 7-Pole to 4-Pole Towed Vehicle Adapter Kit






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Video of Hopkins Nite-Glow Tow Bar Extension Cord w/ Socket - Coiled - 7-Way RV to 4-Way Round - 8' Long


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Video Transcript for Hopkins Tow Bar Wiring HM47044 Review

Today we'll be reviewing Part Number HM-47044. This is the Hopkins Nite Glow Tow Bar Extension Cord with Socket. It is a coiled cord. It's going to connect a 7-way RV to a 4-way round, and when fully extended this cord is going to be 8 feet in length. This kit is going to let you easily run power from your RV to your towed vehicle. The adapter cord connects to the 7-way blade-style connector on your RV, and to the 4-way round connector that mounts on your towed vehicle.

A 4-way round socket wires into the towed car, it has a nice mount with the included bracket and hardware. Nite Glow plugs light up when tail lights on the RV are activated. This is going to confirm the continuity of tail light circuits. It's also going to let you find your electrical connections when you're in low-light conditions. The coiled cable is going to stretch to fit your needs, and it's also going to keep your wire from dragging on the ground. The plugs here are nice, easy to grip heavy-duty plug, and again the cable when fully extended is 8 feet in length, and it's about 5/16's of an inch in diameter.

That's going to complete today's review of the Hopkins Night Glow Tow Bar Extension Cord with Socket, Part Number HM-47044. .


Customer Reviews

Hopkins Nite-Glow Tow Bar Extension Cord w/ Socket - Coiled - 7-Way RV to 4-Way Round - 8' Long - HM47044

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (67 Customer Reviews)

The 8' long, coiled adapter cord in this Hopkins Endurance kit gives you extra length to connect your towed car to your RV. The connectors glow to verify tail light function. Includes 4-way socket with mounting bracket for towed car.

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I ordered this and received it very fast, the price was very reasonable compared to other company's, I haven t used it yet but will in the next 2 weeks, if you want to save 40 to 50 % than order from this company 682469



- HM47044
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This looks pretty good, again I haven't had a chance to install it yet, but I'm sure it'll work fine. Maybe I'll report back once I have it installed and working. 649843



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Great product, great price, fast shippi ng. 647260



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Easy install ! 558688



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Works perfectly 555907



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I open the package and all looks correct, have not yet installed on Jeep Again Great service from Etrailer!! 554323



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works great, no problems so far. its ice i can look out back window and see the plug is glowing so i know my lights are working. 474783


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works great, I can look out rear camera at night and see plug glowing.

Richard - 02/11/2019

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Worked perfect! 464982


Comments

Could not be more satisfied! Will be ordering a rear hitch for a Fiat 500L later this year to install on my daughters car. Thanks for your great products and service!

Paul - 01/05/2019

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good price fast friendly service 433559



- HM47044
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PARTS HAD BEEN DELIVERY ON TIME AND IN PERFECT CONDITION. IT FITS RIGHT ON. 426441



- HM47044
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I'am in the process of setting up my 2017 Equinox to tow behind our motorhome. I've placed 4-orders with etrailer. So far I've installed the base plate, the wiring from the rear tail lights to the front end.I also received my Tow bar and the quick release parts. my next project is to install the invisi brake system. I want to send Kudos to Cathy T for her help and her great customer service. I'am also thanking James A for his quick response to a question about the wiring harness. I'am extremely happy with the quality of everything I ordered at etrailer. Thanks 421654



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Good product just what I wanted 387962



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Absolutely perfect 384671



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All of the etrailer.com products I have purchased were perfect. The shipping was right on time. I have told several of my friends and acquaintances about etrailer.com. 369857



- HM47044
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The adapter cable worked great and eliminated two other adapters that I hd previously been using to connect the RV to my Saturn SW 322166



- HM47044
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Product as described. Fast and correct shipping. I will continue to deal with this exceptional company! 311745



- HM47044
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This product was an easy installation and of quality construction. Thanks George of Etrailer... Guy 294873



- HM47044
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Very nice quality, shipping to the East Coast was very reasonable. 237126



- HM47044
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Product that I received was as advertised, shipping time was good .overall very happy with product and website, will definitely order from them again and will recommend this site to friends. 198093



- HM47044
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Great unit. Met my expectations. Just a long drive to pickup. Found out on arrival I could have picked up out of Texas 191890



- HM47044
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This item was a replacement for the Roadmaster that was out of stock. It was less expensive and seems to work just fine connecting the toad and mh. At this point I am very satisfied with the service and the product. 180933


Comments

In use for ten thousand miles and still working out. Great product. No issues

RO - 03/25/2016

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Etrailer's Customer Service was second to none. Extremely happy will the product, step by step videos, and quality of service. Couldn't have made it any easier. I will suggest to friends and return for additional products. 178690



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You can't go wrong with products from etrailer.com. Always great products, great prices, great communications and FAST shipping. A very satisfied customer, who'll return. 165883



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got item in timely manner,quality was good,wayne was very helpful 138583



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Can not be rewired if ever needed, other than as t it's an alright product. 127934



- HM47054
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Excellent product. Made my life much easier when towing the Jeep behind the motor home. One quick plug in and the Jeep has power to the battery to run the brake controller, turn, running and brake lights. 634490



- HM47054
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


works like it should thx... 524128



- HM47046
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Just now installing the coil. Instructions are quite simple and easy to understand. Only thing I would mention is there are nuts and bolts to attach the plug adapter to the bracket. 316432



- HM47046
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Product works as described and is still a great purchase even a year later. 433451



- HM47054
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Reasonably priced and shipped fast. Although the harness techically is long enough the coils are a little stiff and that concerns me. I streached the coils a bit to relieve some of the stiffness and it seem to have improved it some. However the connectors on both the RV and the toad have spring loaded catches on the plug so I don't expect that to be a problem. The only improvement I could suggest is to include a wiring diagram and a pin lable guide with the 6 pin connector which was included with the cable. Only two of the terminals are clearly labled (LT & Gnd) while another is labled TM, which I later found out was for the running lights. The other terminals are not even labled on the plug. With a little searching on the internet a diagram is available, however, I believe a standard wiring diagram should have been included which shows a clear picture of the connections. A small thing that would cost very little in the packaging and would be a great improvement. The reson for the 3 star rating. A more flexible cable and a diagram would have received 5 stars. 566539



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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Great product so far. The only concern I have is the coil "return" is very strong. This company is fantastic. Shipping was immediate and communication about the order, during the order process, is superb! 345326



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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Very happy with etrailer for the purchase of a Blue Ox tow bar with needed hook ups for lights, etc and an Air Force One Brake system for my 2018 F150. Crystal did a great job of comparing options and matching pricing from across the web. She offered free installation. The Installer, Shane was awesome, I wanted all hookups hidden by the front plate on the F150 when not towing, Shane came through and then some. Finally, the manager Robert was excellent on follow-up as we had some air leak once we got home. etrailer stood behind everything and follow was exceptional. Very pleased! 553940



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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Great experience, quick shipping, excellent video and instructional references to go along with the products. I did the installation of the product myself and was quite pleased with the product, quality seems excellent and installation straight forward. This was a perfect match for my 2016 Jeep Wrangler - 2014 Fleetwood Bounder motorhome combination. 339280



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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


While this cable is made well, it used an alternate pin-out for the brake signal which made it unusable in my application. It is also so tightly coiled that while it is technically long enough to connect from motorhome to towed vehicle there is far too much tension on the cable - risking a loss of connection (and the cable itself). Given the extreme tension and fact that the cable used molded connectors - it is not possible to correct the pin-out without shortening the cable further - so this one is on my junk pile. 242266



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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Works great. Had length we needed for ready brake system. 667996



- HM47056
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Received in good fast time and is what I needed to go to only 1 cable from my motorhome to tow. 642113



- HM47056
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Just installed and it is working flawle ssly. 637389



- HM47054
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Worked very well. 608442



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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Easy to install and works as it should. 608069



- HM47054
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Installed easily. Works great with my towed vehicle. 608438



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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Works great and easy to do total instal lation 594575



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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Just what I needed, it fits!! . Great service, just what I Needed, thank you. 591703



- HM47054
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


So far so good, good quality. 501696



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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Excellent use it regularly for motorhome works Perfect... At a Great Price ... would Definitely Recommend ...Thank You Woody Sadler 467369



- HM47046
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Works great. Just what I needed. 460599



- HM47054
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Easy to install then plug and play !! 433522



- HM47056
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Very well made and easy to bolt up. 425121



- HM47056
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Came unplugged after being used about 16 cycles, it doesn't take long to destroy at 65 MPH. Will stay with metal plugs from now on. Thirty six years RVing second cable lost. First was caught between hitch and towbar my fault. 417594



- HM47054
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


The cord it's self is a little short, it will reach OK but is a little tight if you're using a dropped/raised hitch adapter. The plastic plug is a little cheap too. Guess you get what you paid for. Better off spending a couple $$$'s more for a name brand set. 416605



- HM47054
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Review from a similar Hopkins Nite-Glow in Accessories and Parts


Fantastic 379471


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