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Mounting Bracket 4-Pole Flat

Mounting Bracket 4-Pole Flat

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Mounting bracket for 4-way flat connectors secures your trailer wiring up and out of the way. Includes required mounting hardware. 1-800-940-8924 to order Tow Ready accessories and parts part number 18144 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Tow Ready products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Mounting Bracket 4-Pole Flat. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Tow Ready Accessories and Parts - 18144

  • Trailer Wiring
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Brackets
  • Tow Ready
  • 4 Flat

Mounting bracket for 4-way flat connectors secures your trailer wiring up and out of the way. Includes required mounting hardware.


Features:

  • Mounting bracket for 4-way flat connectors secures your trailer wiring up and out of the way
  • Includes 2 self-tapping screws, 2 bolts, and 2 nuts for multiple installation options
    • Self tapping screws attach the bracket directly to the bottom of your plastic bumper
    • Nuts and bolts attach the bracket directly to the frame of your vehicle or to a metal bumper
  • Works with Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Reese, Tow Ready and Valley 4 pole flat trailer connectors
    • Will not work with Hopkins, Wesbar, TAP or Plug-N-Tow brand connectors


Specs:

  • Overall dimensions: 2-1/4" wide x 1-3/4" tall x 1-1/4" deep
  • Diameter of mounting hole: 1-5/16"


Note: For a no-drill option, use this part with the Short Bracket (#18140) or Long Bracket (#18136). Clamp the short or long bracket to the hitch and attach the trailer connector mount to the no-drill bracket. A few Draw-Tite and Hidden Hitch Class III, IV and V trailer hitches have the no-drill brackets already installed on them.


Mounting Bracket Display: Long Bracket (18136) with 4,5 and 6-Way Bracket (18137)
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118144 Tow Ready Mounting Bracket for 4 Pole Flat Connector





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Mounting Bracket 4-Pole Flat - 18144

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (5107 Customer Reviews)

Mounting bracket for 4-way flat connectors secures your trailer wiring up and out of the way. Includes required mounting hardware.

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Solid enough, seems to only be able to slide through one way. I put it in the other way for a cleaner look but now it doesn't hold as well. I had to put a small bead of silicone to hold it in place.

Justin E.

8/18/2023

Update a year later, working fine. Havent used it much but seems to be solid.



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This is a handy little bracket for mounting the 4-Pole Flat connector. The Honda Pilot I am working on didn't have a good flat surface to mount to, so I cut a slot in the bracket and mounted it to the hitch. I think a factory slot would be a good improvement to this item



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Works perfect, no more wires hanging down and possibly getting damaged by the pavement. Easy install and tight fitting. Didn't require additional hardware of any kind.

Jorge G.

4/12/2023

Perfect, no issues and still tight to the hitch and bracket.



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Mounting screws are rusting

Phillip

5/13/2024

Very well



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Did not fit my 4 pole flat wiring harne ss.

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Brooke M.

3/7/2024

Do you know what brand of wiring harness you have? This bracket doesnt fit Hopkins, Wesbar, TAP or Plug N Tow.

Thomas

3/7/2024

@BrookeM I believe it's a Hopkins, can you recommend a mounting bracket that will fit?
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Brooke M.

3/8/2024

@Thomas I looked at 4 other brackets and three of them are smaller than the one you got. Take a look at part # HM48595 . It a Hopkins as well, so this will fit nicely.


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product seems fine, shipping is pretty bad. So many reviews mention damaged shipping packages. Mine was received with the hitch sticking out the side of the box. I would think with so many complaints that someone would figure out how to package these things, it's not rocket science.



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Poor boxing. Parts came out. Hitch perfect. Wiring perfect but passenger side wire too short. Had to splice in 2’ of wire overall satisfied.



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Super customer service. The hitch was welded very accurately so mounting holes aligned perfectly, making installation a very quick job. I had a small problem with my wiring harness installation and ETrailer sent a replacement harness quickly, which worked great. The company and their employees try to make sure your purchase really works for you. By the way, I am a real customer. My vehicle is a Kia Sportage Hybrid.



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The hitch and light wiring all went on well. The light wiring bracket parts were ordered in two separate transactions due to an oversight on the first call with your staff.
I was advised that a credit for shipping on the second wiring bracket part would be processed due to the staff oversight, but I do not think it ever was received.
I would appreciate a follow up on if that was not done, if it can be accomplished now.



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Not sure how it works with the wiring harness I bought. The Hopkins plug in doesn't work with this mount .



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Mounting Bracket very flimsy, and not holding 4-Pole Flat connector.
I had to use tie straps to hold connector in the bracket.



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The most difficult part of installing this trailer wiring kit was removing all of the junk I accumulated in my rear compartment to access the connector harness.

Once I did it only took like 3 minutes to completely install and put the floor back in place.

It works flawlessly, but here's a little hint - do not allow your trailer 4-pin connector to be stored outside without a rubber insulating boot on ot to prevent corrosion or wasps from making a mud nest inside it. I use aluminum foil wrapped around in and dielectric grease.

Hope this helps.



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Worked well. Nothing very technical here. It simply holds the connector along the bottom of your bumper to make it easier to plug in when attaching your trailer.



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Again, as part of the amount for the long extension, this mounted up fine all the holes made it up. Hardwaer was perfect great holder for plug.



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I'm not much of a review writer but for etrailer I'm willing to give it a go. This part came quickly, made of solid construction, and was super-easy to install. From the time I opened the package until the time it was installed was literally less than 2 minutes. The lock washer-nut to secure it makes it unnecessary to hold the nut in place with a pair of pliers. Once threaded thru to tighten, it was about 3 turns on each screw and I was done. The bracket fit perfectly to the hitch...talk about teeing up an "Easy Button" for the customer. Finally, I've interacted with their sales and service department also, they are top-notch, smart, and professional. I purchased my trailer hitch from them also (actually I have their hitches on both my vehicles).



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This came shipped in several layers of plastic wrap along with the light kit, cap and small bracket. It was delivered with no damaga or scratches. It was fairly easy to install with the help of my son and a floor jack. we'll do the light kit installation another day. Everything lined up perfectly. We did remove the to plastic pins to make it easier to flex the plastic bumper. trim out of the way.



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The 4-pin bracket mounts easily. I wish the cable fit a little more snugly in the hole, but it does the job well



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The mounting bracket worked perfect with both the Draw-Tite hitch, 76128, and Curt Harness, C56370, that I mounted on my 2024 Honda CR-V EX FWD.



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A bit awkward to install after the hitch is already on your car. I couldn’t tighten the nuts as much as I would have liked because the screws were also spinning. I suggest installing this before attaching the hitch to your car, if possible. It’s does its job tough and holds the electrical socket in place.



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Plug end didn't fit snug with bracket. (Loose)
Was looking for a tighter fit for the plug end.

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Jenny N.

2/7/2024

It does not happen often however it can be that the bracket was made just a tad bigger or the harness plug is just a bit smaller which is making it loose. You can use electrical tape around the harness plug to fix the looseness in the bracket.



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NICE bracket easy install

Kurt

9/1/2023

Excellent



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this bracket installed fine but doesnt seem to hold the connector very well. I often see the connector just hanging below the back of the car.

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Katrina D.

12/13/2023

Something I would suggest is to use electric tape to thicken up the 4 flat connector so that it does not slip out as easily.



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Installation was easy and the video was helpful. However, I have found that the hole is slightly too small to keep the connector in and put the cap on. It works fine when connected to a trailer, but if I am not connected, I can't get the protective cap on.

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Jenny N.

10/17/2023

I know that we have found that some harness brands do not work well with the bracket. Hopkins is one of those brands and I see that you had purchased a Hopkins wiring harness. It sounds like it is slipping out. If this is the case, I have heard that using electric tape to wrap about the connector to make it thicker helps.



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Returned and ordered correct Curt part, which has not been installed yet.



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This company has the most extensive product line of any company out there. They're service is th best and the knowledge of the employees is amazing! You can't go wrong by using this company for all your hitch accessories. Just look how vast there website is! I'm very pleased with them.


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