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Cargo Carrier Light Kit For 52017 and 52018

Cargo Carrier Light Kit For 52017 and 52018

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This bolt on cargo carrier light kit is designed specifically for an easy installation on the carrier models 52018 and 52017. The simple bolt on design installs quickly and will get you on the road quickly. Call 800-298-8924 to order etrailer accessories and parts part number 52014 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Cargo Carrier Light Kit For 52017 and 52018. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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This bolt on cargo carrier light kit is designed specifically for an easy installation on the carrier models 52018 and 52017. The simple bolt on design installs quickly and will get you on the road quickly.


Features:

  • Provides lighting when your gear blocks the vehicle taillights
  • No-Drill design clamps around the upright post on the rails of the carrier
  • Plugs into the existing 4-pole trailer connector on the vehicle
  • Fits Cargo Carriers 52017 and 52018
  • Off-set Y-harness - one lead measures about 3'
    • On vehicles where the 4-pole trailer connector is tucked under the vehicle, a 4-way extension (18044 or 9653P) may be needed to connect light kit harness to vehicle wiring






52014 Cargo Carrier Light Kit For 52017 and 52018





Video of Cargo Carrier Light Kit For 52017 and 52018

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Surco Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2011 Ford Expedition

Today on our 2011 Ford Expedition, well be test fitting the 24 x 60 Folding Cargo Carrier by Surco product number 52018F. With our vehicle already equipped with the 2-inch hitch and our cargo basket already preassembled were ready to go ahead and fit it to the vehicle. One quick note, our cargo basket is equipped with a rear lighting system. This basket does not come with this lighting system. This is an additional accessory.Well begin by just sliding the cargo basket shank into the hitch. Well line up the hitch pin hole and install our hitch pin.

With our hitch pin in our cargo basket is now secured to the vehicle in its stored position. At this point well give you a couple of measurements. From the bottom of the cargo carrier to the floor is 18 inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 4 inches. From the back of the bike rack to the floor is 20-3/4 inches. The additional length added to the vehicle is 42 inches.With our cargo basket in this horizontal position we do need to make sure that the holding pin is in the resting position to prevent the cargo basket from bouncing around while driving.

And with that, our cargo basket is ready to be loaded. And thats it for our test fit of the 24 x 60 folding cargo carrier by Surco, product number 52018F on our 2011 Ford Expedition. .


Customer Reviews

Cargo Carrier Light Kit For 52017 and 52018 - 52014

Average Customer Rating:  3.8 out of 5 stars   (28 Customer Reviews)

This bolt on cargo carrier light kit is designed specifically for an easy installation on the carrier models 52018 and 52017. The simple bolt on design installs quickly and will get you on the road quickly.

- 52014
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I bought this light kit because it was purpose-made to go on the Surco model 52018F cargo carrier without having to drill or modify the carrier. Upon receipt, I immediately noticed how cheaply made this item is. The brackets used to attach the lights to the carrier are cheap plastic but the real problem is the the way the brackets attach to the light fixtures. They are attached using 2 self-tapping screws that are too short for the purpose. The screws attempt, and fail, to attach a flat bracket to the rounded plastic back of the light fixture. During first use (approximately 10 mile drive on paved roads) the self-tapping screws stripped through the plastic back of the left light and left it dangling from the wiring harness. I solved the problem with the use of a hot glue gun to seal and support the plastic brackets to the light fixtures. It's my own fault. This was an inexpensive item and, at my age, I should know that you get what you pay for : ( 714165



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As others have said, cable is too short - get the 12" extension (or make your own). It's the driver side light wire - it needs to be about 18" longer. It would be the perfect length then. As it is, even with the 12" extension, it doesn't attach to the receiver bar, just dangles from the zip tie on the rack to the socket on the truck. Also, do yourself a favor and buy a bag of black 4" zip ties locally to do the job neatly. Kit only includes eight zip ties and they are large. As another noted, the screws do strip out of the light housing where the mounting bracket attaches to them. The bracket on one of mine was loose in the box while the other was attached. All I did was go in my parts drawer of machine screws, find four (two each light) that were about the same coarse thread and about 1/2" to 5/8" long and re-attach the mounting bracket. Once done, the lights are bright enough, look professionally done, and should be fine. A wish list: - As another noted was that these be LED, but that's minor. - Change the mounts so they can be mounted within the frame or easily removed for storage. You naturally want to set the cargo rack with the hitch up, but that would place these on the concrete supporting the weight of the rack. As it is, you need to remove 4 screws from the plastic bracket and unplug them. 18482



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Very well built & sturdy, easy to assem ble 654134



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I was hoping it was American made. Other than that seems ok 639462



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Cheaply made...the light fell off the screws immediately after putting the lights on my cargo carrier- would not recommend for anyone to buy this product 621897



- 52014
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I am very pleased with the items I received and I will be ordering from you again as the need arises. 581194



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I just needed a cheap light kit for a cargo carrier, these work well. Did't get five stars because one of the lights had self-tapping sheet metal screws holding (or attempting to hold) the black bracket to the light assembly. The screws were too short, not a big deal, I had some screws at hand to replace them. The other light had the proper screws installed. 570244



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Purchased the 52014 kit to be installed on a Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier - C18153. As mentioned by previous buyers, it was an easy install on the carrier. - Remove the screws from the light. - Drill two holes into each side of the cargo carrier. - Secure the screws back on the lights with a little gorilla glue to strengthen the hold. - Wrap the exposed wires in split loom tubing wire conduit. - Test the unit, and then secure conduit with cable ties and wrap all exposed joints with electrical tape for good measure. Based on others' feedback that the wires were too short, I purchased WHCETR1B (thinking the wires were slightly longer). It turned out the wires were the same length as the kit (I kept it as a back up). It also turned out that it wasn't necessary because the kit fit perfectly on the carrier secured to my Honda Pilot. The lights are bright. We'll see how well it performs over long-term. When I noticed the cargo blocked the car's lights, I found myself in a pinch get this this ordered, delivered and installed in four days leading up to vacation. eTrailer shipped the product immediately, it came in good condition, installed in 30-45 minutes, and it worked! 548718



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First off I would like to recommend etrailer. Very professional...The carrier light kit was not so much. Others had mentioned the harness was too short.. not for me.. Very good fit.. The mounting system, while a great concept, was very poor.. I was very careful trying to tighten down the sandwich mount but the mounts came off the light so another method was needed.. I followed another customers advice and used anchors in the fixtures and drilled holes into my carrier.. I bought this kit for the mounting function but that didn't pay off.. If I had to do it over, and I still might, I would have bought mounting brackets and the 6.5 inch lights with harness...A little more work but a proven method of installing lights.. 518228



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very nice video for installation. received product in 1 day. 479757



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Well I will have to say I like the concept . But there are a few things that need to be corrected first of all the screws that are given to you to use her all wrong and I do mean all of them . the screws that are used for the brackets actually started breaking up the plastic , after trying two I stopped and found some better thinner more appropriate screws . After getting it all together I realize the lights were loose took it apart and found that the self tapping screws for the bracket to the light are two short found screws same size same length but with the threads all the way to the end and it seems to be holding OK . 476211



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This kit works, but not in the configuration delivered. If you purchase this, be prepared to find an alternate method to mount the lights. You will likely need to modify the cargo carrier to make this work. The lights are sealed units that are normally flush mounted on larger trailers. Mounts have been added with self-tapping screws that easily strip out of the housing and the mounts fall off the lights. The screws in the kit were smaller in diameter than the holes in the mounts, both front and back, making them useless. I tried attaching the lights using zip ties and just the mount on the light portion, but that failed when the mount screws stripped out of the lights. I did not have the issue with the wiring being too short like other reviewers. My wiring was actually a little too long. To actually install this kit reliably, here what you need: - Silicone - Super Glue - Screwdriver (Flat or Phillips Depending on Screw Choice) - Wire Cutters (To Cut the Ends off of Anchors) - 9/32" Drill Bit - 4x #6x1.5" Machine Screw - 4x #6x0.75" Anchors How I installed mine: 1. Remove the plastic bracket supplied with the light. Fill the holes with silicone so that the lights are sealed again. Check in a couple minutes to ensure that the silicone didn't drip through. Add more as needed until the hole is filled. 2. Trim the ends off of your anchors so that they fit in the two plastic circles on the back of the lights. Just a little bit will do. Test fit them to make sure they go all the way in. Once you're sure they fit, super glue just the bevel at the top to the light. This is to prevent them from turning in the hole because the plastic on the light is really smooth. 3. Drill two 9/32" holes in the rear upright bars of the carrier. Make the holes 1/4" from the edge so you can still connect the wiring. Space the holes at 2 5/16". The holes need to go through the front and back of the uprights. 4. Put the screws through the back holes pointing outwards. Once the super glue has dried, screw the screws into the anchors. 5. Connect the wiring per the supplied instructions. 415514



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The product is a good concept. The mounting of the lights was the problem. The plastic mounts and the screws were incompatible, so I had to drill holes in my cargo carrier and screw directly through the holes into the back of the light fixture. Perhaps a redesign to use zip ties would work better. 411079



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5 stars per usual for etrailer efficiency and quick turn around. This time though I have to give about 3-1/2 stars to the product. The good part: lights are bright and the wiring was correct. With some adjustments they now reside on our rack. The not so good part: the lights are pretty fragile. They included screws that were a smaller diameter than the holes so I used stainless self-tapping. They included extra parts( brackets) which show me they had a packaging screw-up. Chinese weren't on top of their game this go around... All in all, they work and they provide me with some lights on our luggage rack. I'll keep ordering from etrailer because I like how they operate. Bud 409456


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Its still going...lights work fine add a little safety item to the back of your vehicle when your using the cargo rack.
BudB - 07/22/2018

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- 52014
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The customer service was fantastic, I placed the order over the phone and Katie was so nice and helpful. The order came in quickly and the kit was easy to install. 325209



- 52014
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Excellent 142028



- 52014
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Used these on the Curt cargo carrier 24×60, just drilled a couple of holes to mount them to the carrier and also bought the HM47065, Coiled 7 pin to 4 because like the other reviews said the wire they give you isn't long enough. These were perfect for what I needed. Also, really great company, great customer service and very fast shipping, had all my orders 3 days after I ordered. 119841



- 52014
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Excellent - all around! 94097



- 52014
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You guys have great products, and the support and "how to videos" made it easy for the install of my etrailer Tow Bar,Cargo Carrier & Light Kit. Complete instal took about 1 hour. Just got back from a 400 mile trip to Myrtle Beach and the etrailer products were GREAT. THX MIke in Jacksonville 73482



- 52014
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CARGO CARRIER, LIGHT KIT, AND BAG ALL CAME IN PERFECT SHAPE AND ON TIME JUST AS I WAS TOLD. EVEN THOUGH THERE WERE SOME BAD REVIEWS ON LINE, I ELECTED TO TRY E-TRAILER ANYWAY. A GREATE CHOICE AND I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS COMPANY TO ANYONE. 52053



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Easy to attach. Only problem was the wire for the driver side light was too short. I had to order a 12 inch "4 pin loop" which is basically an extension cord. Customer service was very helpful. 42197



- 52014
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Easy to install, good value for the extra safety feature. Looks professional. 39722



- 52014
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Cable too short for my application. Had to purchase an extension. 17553



- 52014
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This Light Kit was very easy to install on my cargo carrier. I only have one complaint. I have the 24 x 60 cargo carrier with the folding arm extension. Wth the folding arm, the 4 wire flat connector was too short to connect to my Jeep. I had to purchase a 12 inch 4 wire extension. Once hooked up to my jeep, the lights worked great. The lights are big and very bright. 9872



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Great Product Got this for the Surco 24x60 folding cargo carrier for use on a 2005-CR-V. Easy installation and is a great safety addition to the carrier which extends back about 3 ft from the rear door. If I had to wish for something different, it would be nice to be a LED kit rather than incandescent, but not a major issue. Very pleased so far. Thanks! 2858


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    Yes, the light kit will work as your turn signals and brake lights on the back of your cargo carrier. It will signal at the same time as your vehicle lights.
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