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4' Pigtail Wiring Harness for Pollak Replacement 7-Pole RV Socket

4' Pigtail Wiring Harness for Pollak Replacement 7-Pole RV Socket

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This mating connector and wiring harness serve as a bridge between your vehicle wiring and a Pollak 7-pole trailer connector (PK11893). Connector mates with RV-style socket to form a weathertight seal. 1-800-940-8924 to order Pollak accessories and parts part number PK11998 or order online at Free expert support on all Pollak products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for 4' Pigtail Wiring Harness for Pollak Replacement 7-Pole RV Socket. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Pollak Accessories and Parts - PK11998

  • Trailer Wiring
  • Vehicle Wiring Harness
  • 7 Blade
  • Pollak
  • Universal

This mating connector and wiring harness serve as a bridge between your vehicle wiring and a Pollak 7-pole trailer connector (PK11893). Connector mates with RV-style socket to form a weathertight seal.


  • Interlocking mating connector for Pollak 7-pole trailer connector (PK11893)
  • Includes 4' wiring harness
    • Hard-wires into vehicle wiring system
    • 1/2" Convoluted tubing
    • Includes color-coded, 7-wire leads that meet RVI standards
  • Forms weathertight seal on back of socket
    • Keeps out moisture
    • Prevents corrosion


  • Application: Pollak 7-pole trailer connector (PK11893)
  • Wiring configuration:
    • Color - circuit - wire gauge:
      • Red - Left Turn and Stop - 14 gauge
      • White - Ground - 10 gauge
      • Blue - Electric Brakes - 12 gauge
      • Green - Right Turn and Stop - 14 gauge
      • Black - Battery - 12 gauge
      • Brown - Running Lamps - 14 gauge
      • Yellow - Backup Lamps - 14 gauge
  • 1-Year limited warranty

11-998 4' Pigtail Wiring Harness for Pollak Replacement 7-Way RV Socket

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4' Pigtail Wiring Harness for Pollak Replacement 7-Pole RV Socket - PK11998

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (148 Customer Reviews)

This mating connector and wiring harness serve as a bridge between your vehicle wiring and a Pollak 7-pole trailer connector (PK11893). Connector mates with RV-style socket to form a weathertight seal.


New wiring harness and receptable work great. Installed in the rear of my truck bed for connecting my 5th wheel much easier than running the RV cable over the tailgate to the 7-pin connector by receiver hitch. Thanks...


I received everything in short order.
instructions from the website gave great detail.

The only thing I would add would be to measure the distance between the

tabs on the original hitch and make the same on the new one by

bending/taping them.


The delivery time was excellent. The new plug installation was easy and will hopefully fix the intermittent loss of connection problem. The only other comment is, I found it easier to do this work after I lowered the spare tire.It then provides a lot more working room and light.


Used this product in conjunction with pollak #pk11893 to upgrade my 95' ford E-350 wireing under the rear bumper to more readily available standard parts. I have had a few orders over the years from etrailer, always a pleasure to deal with.


Great customer service


The Pigtail assembly that I received was wired incorrectly. Normal seven pin color coding was not followed. The Yellow wire (normally left turn/stop light), was wired into the backup light center pin, the red wire (normally +12 volt supply), was wired into the left turn/stop pin, and the black wire (normally backup lights), was wired to the +12 volt supply pin. Good quality wire and correct gauge, probably just a supplier / quality control issue.

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Mike L.


Theres more than one accepted wiring convention for a 7-way trailer connector, which is why we list the wire color code on the product description page on our website.


Just received the wire pigtail today. Had ordered the 7 pin plug thinking I wouldn't need the pigtail. Save yourself some time and get them both. It's cheaper in the long run. Good product.

Tommy G.


I completely rewired my trailer about a year ago using all of your wiring and lights. Everything works great. Thanks.


This harness plugs right into the factory 7 pin plug that comes with the factory hitch and works perfectly to replace a worn factory plug.My ground wire pin had become loose in the plug and had my trailer lights working intermittently .GM also sells a repair plug but it is over $100.00 and comes with the 7 pin plug and a four pin connector which I didn't need.Just be sure to connect one wire at a time as the color of some wires do not match.I started with the white wire and worked my way around the plug and it works perfect.Thanks for a good product at a great price!


This also fits the Pollack 11-916. The PK 11916 seems to be the twist lock version of the 4 bolt 11893. The 11916 came with the GM hitch that I installed on my Silverado.

Caution; once I pushed the PK11998 onto the PK11916, the internal locking tab engaged without using the external lock / unlock button. The only way to get the harness off was to force the two apart thus breaking the internal locking tab. That doesn't seem to be a problem because everything is a tight fit anyway. The locking tab seems to be overkill, kind of like "wearing suspenders with a belt".


I bought this because my 2011 Silverado factory 7 way connection was acting poorly. I had to cut off the wire harness end and splice this on, I used heat shrink solder connectors then replaced the seven way. Now the voltage to the trailers brakes is at max with no more intermittent issues, this looks well made


I needed a 2nd, 7 blade trailer connector for my '15 Ford S.D. 350 Dually.
I wanted to keep the factory look, and this product matches perfectly. Wire harness & bracket were also purchased. ( due to a totally custom built Toy Hauler, more than 7 standard wires were needed for trailer ) .


The color code is all wrong with this harness. After I wired all the colors together, I tested my trailer lights and the left side didn't work. After researching on the etrailer site I come to find out this thing is not inline with the standard color code that every trailer under the sun uses. There should be a highlighted note saying that it's different from the normal color code or something. Had to rewire and heat shrink.


E-trailer has always been fast, responsive, and helpful on many of my orders. Used this to replace a broken truck side connector on my 2012 F250. It's exactly the same as the factory plug. The wire harness on the 2012 is over 300 from Ford on the late model 2011 and up F250. Instead you can cut and splice this connector. The wires are a different color but you can see the numbers on the factory and new connector and match them up. I did decide to solder and shrink wrap my wires but the kit comes with butt connectors. Good quality part no different then OEM and fits well on the existing 7pin putco connector.


The pig tail was actually wired wrong to the plug. Found this out out after testing unit. Should have been a very easy install

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Thomas M.


The pigtail isnt wired wrong, it just uses a different color code. The color code it uses is: Red - Left Turn and Stop - 14 gauge White - Ground - 10 gauge Blue - Electric Brakes - 12 gauge Green - Right Turn and Stop - 14 gauge Black - Battery - 12 gauge Brown - Running Lamps - 14 gauge Yellow - Backup Lamps - 14 gauge


Just what i needed to fix someones mistake! This allowed me to replace the factory end on my GMC truck i just bought. The only issue was the yellow wire on the pigtail is for the backup lights and not the left turn signal. I just checked everything with a test light as i went and all was good.




Bought 3 items--Trailer connector socket, mounting bracket and 4' pigtail. They were just what I needed. Did not know ID #'s and names till I got help. Then looked at video of how to wire the wires that weren't color matched . Not only was it simple and quick but less expensive than competitors. Shipped same day --- took 3days counting shipping day to arrive. Super customer service, price and shipping time.
Thank you Etrailer. Will buy again when I need your products and am already telling my friends.


PerfectI resently purchased a new 4x4 and the truck game without a tow hitch ,so I bought one from the dealer and it came without the trailer plug so when I asked them how long do I have to wait for one they told me it was on a nationwide backlog so I went online looking at a few web sites but didn't see what I liked .I went crazy searching for this product until I log on to yours. I found everthing I needed and your prices where better than other venders ,And your shipping was on the money and didn't have to wait long . I would recomment your website to all my friends.


This was right part for my 2016 Colorado. Very good video on installation. I paired it with part #HM40975. Great hook-up. I installed Draw-Tite receiver (#75948). Everything work as advertised, but video for install of hitch wasn't accurate. But good enough to get the job done. After I was done with total install, I was very happy. Ready to pull my trailer anywhere.


soldered the wires to the factory wiring harness. Looks like it came from the factory. 2016 Chevy Colorado.


I looked on the web for several days and finally found this pigtail I needed. I was on e trailer before and couldn't find it but I ran into the part number somewhere and googled it and e trailer was virtually the only place to get it at a reasonable price. Thanks a lot I will be doing business again should the need arise.




etrailer Customer Service exceeds expectations... they have assisted in advising product uniformity and conformity..
The acquisition of the PK11998 will enable the unit to be returned to a state comparable to its original manufacturers designation.
Looking forward to an expeditious installation


Worked perfectly. I was able to make this a permanent fixture to my truck. I would suggest soldering and sealing the connections rather than the crimp connectors that come with it to prevent corrosion problems later on down the road.


After checking the wiring harness 1 more time as Korren suggested, I found the bad connections. The new harness fixed the problem.

Good product and good support.

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  • Option to Make 7-Way Extension for Truck Installing Tommy Gate
    Best option we have would be to use the part # PK11998 as a 4 foot extension like you need. You'll have to cut off the round connector you have now behind the 7-way socket and wire this in place of it as we don't have a solution that plugs right in.
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  • Will Pigtail Wiring Harness # PK11998 Fit a 2013 Ford F-150 FX4
    Pigtail Wiring Harness # PK11998 plugs into the back of a 7-Way vehicle side connector. This style is called a US car connector which should be what is on the back of your trailer connector on your 2013 Ford F-150. That is the type of connection that I have seen on the 2013 F-150 so it would plug right in to the back of the vehicle connector.
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  • Does CHMSL Need to be Connected on 2002 GMC Sierra to Wire Pollak 7-Way
    You do not need to wire or connect the CHMSL wire from your 2002 GMC Sierra to install the Pollak Pigtail Wiring Harness # PK11998. I have added a link below showing this being installed on a similar model year Chevy which will help you with the process.
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  • Does Pollak 7-Way Harness # PK11998 Fit 2004 GMC Sierra 2500HD 7-Way Wiring
    Your 2004 GMC Sierra has the same style of connector that the # PK11998 is designed to work with so this will plug right in.
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  • Replacement for US CAR Connection on Back of Vehicle 7-Way Connector
    It sounds like you're needing to replace the US CAR connection plug at the back of your vehicle 7-Way. We actually have the 4' Pigtail Wiring Harness for Pollak Replacement 7-Pole RV Socket # PK11998 which can be cut and spliced in place of your current US CAR and get you back up and running! If you're talking about something else, feel free to send me that photo and I'll be happy to look into this further for you!
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  • How To Install The 4 Pigtail Wiring Harness for Pollak Replacement 7-Pole RV Socket Part # PK11998
    While we don't have a digital copy of the installation instructions, I can help walk you through the wire color functions below. The red wire coming from the back end of the connector is responsible for the left turn/stop light. The White wire is responsible for the ground function. The blue wire is for the electric brakes. The green wire is responsible for the right turn/stop light. The brown wire is for the running lights and the yellow wire is for the backup lamps. I have attached...
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  • Does 4' Pigtail Wiring Harness PK11998 Fit 2012 Ram 3500
    Yes, the # PK11998 that you referenced will fit the 7-way connector you have at the bumper of your 2012 Ram 3500. Basically all 7-ways use the same style round connector at the rear of them and that is what this harness has.
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  • Availability of Longer 7-Way Harness for Chevy Silverado for Aftermarket Bumper
    We don't have anything that would fit directly but you could use the part # PK11998 which you could cut down to 12 inches and wire to the harness that's there currently.
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  • Troubleshooting Vehicle Trailer Wiring Running Lights Circuit that Doesnt Function
    Most like there is a blown running light fuse on your 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500. If you check the fuse panel under the hood you should find a trailer running light fuse. You can also trace the running light circuit back from the connector to see if there are any breaks in the wire or anything else that could cause a short and fix as necessary.
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  • Replacement US CAR Connector Plug for a 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500
    Thanks for all of the details, Jeremy! It sounds like you're needing the 4' Pigtail Wiring Harness for Pollak Replacement 7-Pole RV Socket # PK11998 which you'll splice into your trailer wiring and give yourself a new US CAR plug to connect the socket to. You should be able to look at the back side of the bumper on your 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 and trace the wiring to a good spot where you can cut it to make your Pollak wiring connections. Just be sure to match the wires from the Pollak...
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  • Wiring Color Code for Pollak Pigtail Wiring Harness
    The wiring color code on the # PK11998 is not traditional. Here's the color, function, and wire gauge: Red - Left Turn and Stop - 14 gauge White - Ground - 10 gauge Blue - Electric Brakes - 12 gauge Green - Right Turn and Stop - 14 gauge Black - Battery - 12 gauge Brown - Running Lamps - 14 gauge Yellow - Backup Lamps - 14 gauge
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  • Troubleshooting Prodigy Brake Controller with PL Error Code
    The PL code will be displayed when the Prodigy loses voltage on the black wire while either the brake pedal or the manual lever is being applied. This may be caused by a loose connection or I have also seen a faulty circuit breaker case this as well. The circuit breaker I referred to would be on the power wire of the controller. The black wire of the controller should run through a circuit breaker and then to the positive side of the vehicle battery. You might try bypassing the circuit...
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  • 7-Way Trailer Plug Installation on 2001 Chevy Silverado 2500
    I don't have a diagram, but I'd be happy to recommend the correct parts and match up the wire color coding for you. You could use the # PK11893 you referred to, along with the # PK11998 pigtail. Most of the tow package wiring can be found in a wiring harness above the spare tire. The yellow wire in the tow package harness connects to the red wire in the pigtail. The white ground on the tow package wire is connected to the white wire on the pigtail, the blue pigtail wire attaches to the...
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  • Replacement 7-Way Wiring Pigtail for 2006 Chevy Silverado 2500
    If your 7-way twists into place in the bracket under the bumper or in the hole in the bumper, you can use the # PK11916 twist in connector and the # PK11998 pigtail. The pigtail would wire up according the description shown on its product page, which you can see by clicking the provided link. If your truck doesn't have the knockout in the bumper and the trailer connector mounting bracket is damaged as well, you could use part # HM40975-11998 which includes both the pigtail and a 4-pole/7-way...
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  • The Pollak 7-Way Connector Doesn't Match The Wiring On My 2011 Chevy Silverado 1500
    The Pollak Replacement 7-Pole # PK11893 is intended as a factory replacement for a damaged OEM 7-Way, so it will utilize the standard snap in style design (pictured) found on Ford, Chevy, GMC and Nissan trucks and SUVs. With that said, I am not aware of any 7-Way connectors that use a twist lock style connection, so you may want to cut that side off and replace it with the 4' Pigtail Wiring Harness # PK11998. This uses the standard snap in style that the # PK11893 has and they will connect...
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  • Wire Connections for the Pollack OEM Replacement 7-Pole Trailer Connector # PK11893
    The Pollack Replacement OEM 7-Pole Trailer Connector, # PK11893, was designed to be an OEM replacement socket for Ford, Chevy, GMC and Nissan vehicles. This socket was designed to work with the OEM wiring harnesses. If you want to use this socket on your vehicle and you do not have an OEM trailer socket connector, then I recommend using the 4 ft Pigtail Wiring Harness, # PK11998. This wiring harness will plug into the rear of the Pollack 7-way socket and it provides 7 wires that you can...
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  • Wiring Harness to Plug into the Back of a Pollak 7-Way Trailer Connector PA66GF30
    The Pollak # PK11998 wiring harness is the correct one that you would need. It plugs into the back of many different types of 7-Way trailer connectors so it isn't surprising that the one you have looks different than the ones we carry. As long as your connector has the round receptacle in the back to plug in a harness # PK11998 will work. I believe the one you have is the same as or similar to # PK11893.
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  • Will 7-Way Trailer Connector 118015 Fit a 2004 Ford F-150
    If the blue connector you mentioned on your 2004 Ford F-150 looks like # PK11998 then yes, you can plug 7-Way connector # PK11893 right into it. I am positive that the blue connector you mentioned is the same as the PK11998 but if it does not look the same send me some pictures and I can determine what you will need.
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  • Replacement 7-Way for 2003 Chevy Silverado 15000HD
    For a replacement 7-way for your 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500HD the Pollak part # PK11916 which is the correct fit and installs easily so it would work well for you. For the round connector behind the 7-way you'd also need the part # PK11998 as well.
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  • Replacement 7-Way and Round Connector for a 2005 Ford F-150
    For a replacement harness that the # PK11893 is designed to plug in to you would want the part # PK11998. You would be able to cut off the damaged harness and wire this is place of it and you would be ready to install the # PK11893. There may be color differences between the wires so you would need to remember where each colored wire went on the old harness when wiring up the new one or wire by function.
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  • Replacement 7-Pole RV Socket for a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup
    The replacement part you will need is the 4' Pigtail Wiring Harness for Pollak Replacement 7-Pole RV Socket, item # PK11998. This plug will replace the plug on your truck that plugs into the back of your Twist-in, 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector for Chevy and GMC Vehicles, item # PK11916. You will need to use a circuit tester to verify each function and location for installation of this harness.
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  • Wire Gauge Recommended for a 7-Way Trailer Connector
    The 7-Way trailer connector # PK11893 does not take any wire directly. It is what is called a US car connector. There is a mating harness that plugs into the back of it that will either already be on the vehicle or you would use # PK11998 which uses a mix of 10 to 14 gauge wire. Going with larger gauge wire (10 is usually the largest you will see for trailer wiring harnesses and connectors) can lead to a level of resistance that will cause some functions not to work properly. Unless you...
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  • Replacement 7-Way for 2015 Ford F-53 Motorhome
    Your 2015 Ford F-53 you could use the replacement 7-way part # PK11893 which would work great as an exact replacement for the 7-way you have and also could have the charge circuit activated. If you need the lead that goes along with this you'd also need the part # PK11998.
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  • Compatibility of Pollak Twist-In 7-Way Trailer Connector with 4 Foot Wiring Harness Part # PK11998
    I went out to our warehouse, and pulled the connector, part # PK11916 and the harness, part # PK11998 off the shelf. The Twist-In Connector and the harness are compatible. You mention that you have a 2005 Silverado, the Twist-In Connector is compatible with the New Body Silverado, 2007-Present. You would want to go with the # PK11893.
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