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Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector
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Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector

Part Number: C56329
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2009 Ford Escape

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2009 Ford Escape - Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector

  • 4 Flat
  • Trailer Hitch Wiring
  • Powered Converter
  • CURT

Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your Ford Escape with this custom harness. T-connector plugs directly into existing wiring. Powered converter reduces strain on wiring system and is made using SMT to ensure superior performance.


Features:

  • Provides a 4-way flat trailer connector at the back of your vehicle to power your trailer's signal lights
    • Compatible with 5-pole, 6-pole and 7-pole adapters (sold separately)
  • Connects quickly and easily
    • Locate connection points behind tail lights
    • Plug in T-connector
    • Run hot lead to car battery
  • Includes powered tail light converter that connects directly to battery to avoid overloading vehicle's electrical system
  • Constructed using surface-mount technology (SMT) for consistent, reliable performance
    • Maximizes trailer light yield and intensity while producing minimal heat
    • Ensures superior operation in rough road conditions
  • Comes with dust cap for 4-way flat connector


Specs:

  • Maximum amperage:
    • Stop/turn lights: 3 amps per circuit
    • Tail lights: 6 amps per circuit
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Installation

This custom-fit T-connector plugs into your vehicle's wiring harness, which is located behind the driver's-side and passenger's-side tail lights. Once you've plugged in the T-connector, run the hot lead up to your car battery. Connect the lead to the included fuse holder, and then connect the fuse holder to the positive terminal on your battery.


Once installation is complete, the 4-way connector will be stowed in an out-of-the-way location within your cargo area.


It is recommended that you use a small amount of grease on all electrical connections - the plugs on your automobile and the 4-pole connector itself - to help prevent corrosion.


Powered Tail Light Converter with Surface-Mount Technology

A tail light converter is built into this T-connector. This converter is a circuit-protected, battery-powered unit that bypasses the electrical routes that are used by a basic wiring harness. As a result, there is virtually no draw on your tail light circuits.


Curt builds each tail light converter using surface-mount technology (SMT). This method of construction involves soldering electronic components directly to the surface of a printed circuit board. SMT eliminates the need for leads, which are used in older through-hole technology. The result is a circuit board that is smaller yet provides more routing area and that offers superior performance, reliability and durability.


Curt SMT Circuit Boards

Circuit boards constructed using SMT have been shown to perform better under rough conditions with excessive vibration than those made using the through-hole method. And where would vibration be more likely to occur than in towing applications? Curt converters also produce less heat, leading to increased durability and longer life. In addition, lower levels of resistance ensure better performance, especially for parts that operate at higher frequencies.


Each Curt circuit board is made using high-quality components that are pieced together in the most technologically savvy fashion, leading to greater predictability and reliability in functioning.



56329 CURT T-Connector - Surface Mount Technology - 4 Wire

Replaces 56160

Installation Details C56329 Installation instructions

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Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector - C56329

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (157 Customer Reviews)

Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom harness. T-connector plugs directly into existing wiring. Powered converter reduces strain on wiring system and is made using SMT to ensure superior performance.

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Pretty easy install worked great and still working great a year later. Hardest part was finding a good location to mount the controller below driver side tail light but figured it out and watched a YouTube video but the mounting of the controller wasn't in the video they skipped that step. Ran the 12 volt power lead wire up to engine bay along driver side frame rail and attached to brake lines and fuel lines with zip ties.



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After one year no issues with this harness. Trailer lights power up every time.



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The installation was a breeze. I didn’t even have to jack up the car. It has worked well since installing it.



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Setup went well



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This harness appears to be of excellent quality, and is the perfect thing needed to set up my vehicle for utility lights the right way. The only reason for four stars is that I have not actually installed it as yet, so have not had opportunity to test it.

Dw

6/27/2023

Well over a year and product is just fine. Thank you for the follow up!



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2012 FordEscape

Showed up timely and fit like a glove on our 2012 Ford Escape. The wiring harness was very easy and directions easy to follow. The hardware for hitch was all there and also easy to install. Thanks!



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this was one of the best companies to deal with. they kept in contact the whole time. they made sure everything arrived on time. that, to me is priceless... the hitch and harness is great. easy instalation. looks super.. I am extremely happy with the whole process.... top notch everyone....



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I wired my Harness in myself and a year later it's still Top Notch? Excellent product.



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2008 Mazda Tribute

Worked great and still working great after a year



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Good product bad was the wiring for the box was short



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can't believe it arrived in less than a week! Best price I found online. Fit perfectly and only took 30 min to install. Happy to write a review for future customers since past reviews were what tipped my vote. Thank you etrailer!



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Was easy to install the directions could have been little better to work out but i watched video of it and was simple. Hardest part was running wire to battery.



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2012 Chevrolet Volt

The wiring harness came with everything I needed for the installation. The hardest part of the installation was running the 12 volt power wire from the rear of the car to the engine compartment. I purchased the optional weather-proof connector wit the heat shrink tubing. This ensures a good waterproof connection for the wiring. The only minor complaint that I have is that I don't like the dangling trailer electrical plug-in. It would be nicer if the plug-in could have been mounted to the bottom of the bumper.

Michael

5/21/2020

This trailer wiring harness has functioned flawlessly and is holding up to frequent use quite well. However, I still think that the connection point for the trailer plug in should have a bracket or clip to firmly attach to the rear bumper of the vehicle.



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Awesome, helpful staff, set me up with the right wiring kit.
Working perfectly.



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2012 FordEscape

Ordered a hitch and wiring for my 2012 escape.wiring was not available.called and talked to Stacey who found another available harness had them both shipped out and received them in 5 days.i had already read on their website how to install them.i have above average installation skills and installed the hitch and wiring in about one and a half hours.very pleased with quality and ease of install.service was also excellent.

Charles T.

9/27/2018

Have had no problems hitch and wiring works great very good quality and ease of installation.



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Clear well written instructions and videos. Took less than 30 mins for 16 yr old to install



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It was easy to install



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2008 FordEscape

Harness fit good and was easy to install. Only four stars because the video had stated the connectors were upgraded to heat shrink connectors but my connectors were not. I did have some of my own so I swapped them out.

Etrailer Expert

Rachael H.

7/31/2018

This kit included standard butt connectors, but as referenced at about 4:10 in the video the connectors were upgraded to part # DW05745-10. A link to those upgraded heat shrink connectors can be found here.



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2010 FordEscape

This was my second trailer wiring kit for my 2010 Ford Escape. The first one stopped working correctly after about 4 years due to somehow the little module that was mounted with double sided tape behind the tail light came loose and was dangling down where it was exposed to the elements. The second unit was mounted with a screw and worked like a charm. The only minor difficulty is running the power wiring up to the battery in a manner that it is protected and out of the way. Other than that, easy fast installation in one evening. I’ve since traded that vehicle so I can only assume it’s still working.



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Excellent fit



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Very satisfied with the product. The package arrived a little beat up with a significant gash in the side of the box, but the hitch was undamaged and all parts were intact. The hitch installed easily, everything fit as needed, though why the need for a spaced between the hitch and the frame on the passenger side really doesn't make sense, it looks like a fix for a hitch with incorrect mounting hole locations. And that did make the installation a little more difficult, but manageable. The wiring harness also installed easily, everything needed was there and everything worked as it should. I'm quite satisfied.



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2011 FordEscape

Installed this on my son's 2011 Ford Escape. Using the simple to follow instructions and the Videos provided by Etrailer made this a simple project. We installed this in conjunction with a receiver hitch, which we also ordered from Etrailer.



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Harness is of good quality and plugged right in to the factory wiring. Easy to install other than having to run a wire back to the battery to power it. The separate power is nice in that the trailer light circuit is isolated from your vehicle tail lights and turn signals.



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2012 FordEscape

I love Etrailer.com. The right parts for the job always. Shipping is prompt. Prices are fair. If you need to return an item there is never a hassle. This new harness solved my suspected control module problem. Trailer Brake lights stuck on. Upon braking, the opposite trailer turn signal would come on. Thanks etrailer.com



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2010 Mazda Tribute

Great assistance with determining & ordering trailer hitch, ball & receiver and wiring harness. Product arrived promptly as expected and is now installed on my 2010 Mazda Tribute. Thanks for the expert assistance!


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