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Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your Kia Sorento with this custom harness. T-One connector plugs directly into OEM tow package harness - no cutting, splicing or tapping required. Powered ModuLite reduces strain on wiring system.
This custom-fit T-One connector plugs into your Kia Sorento's factory tow package wiring harness, which is located along the frame rail at the rear of your vehicle. The exact location of the port will vary depending on the make, model, and year of your vehicle. Once you've plugged in the connectors, insert the included fuse into the in-line fuse holder.
Once installation is complete, the 4-way flat connector will be stowed beneath your Kia Sorento, near the trailer hitch. A mounting bracket (sold separately) is recommended to keep the connector secure.
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.
A ModuLite power module is built into this T-One connector. Because most trailers run on a two-wire system - wherein the brake and turn signals are carried on one wire - the separate brake and turn signals from your Kia Sorento's three-wire system need to be combined so they are compatible with the wiring system of your trailer. This power module functions as a tail light converter to combine the brake and turn signal functions of your automobile so that they run on one wire to properly activate your trailer's tail lights. Note: This will not affect how the tail lights on your Kia Sorento operate.
With a ModuLite, your trailer's lights will be powered without overloading your Kia Sorento's electrical system. Because the module draws power directly from your car's battery and bypasses the electrical routes that are used by a basic wiring harness, there is virtually no draw on your tail light circuits.
Video of T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness for Factory Tow Package - 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector
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Today we're going to review part number 118269. This is the Tow Ready T-One vehicle wiring harness four factory tow prep packages. This has the 4-way flat trailer connector on it. This is a custom fit part number. It is designed to fit the Hyundai Santa Fe and Vera Cruz, and the Kia Sorentos all with the factory tow prep package starting in 2007. Now this is a custom fit part number so what I would recommend is go to our website, use our fit guide.
Put in your year and model vehicle and it will tell you if this part will work for your application. It includes everything shown here on the table: the harness with the ModuLite power module attached, cable ties, a piece of double-face tape to attach the ModuLite down, and a set of detailed instructions. Now this will provide a 4-way flat trailer connector at the back of your vehicle to power your trailer's signal lights. Again, this is designed for use on vehicle's that have the factory tow prep package. This does connect very quickly and easily. There's no cutting or splicing of wires.
You just use these plug-in connectors, attach them to the connection point on the vehicle and you'll be ready to go. Usually those connection points will be beneath the rear of the vehicle along the frame rail. Now in the detailed instructions it will show you each vehicle where to find that connection point, and it even includes some good pictures to help you out. Now this does include the ModuLite right here on the harness. This is to ensure that you vehicle's wiring matches that of your trailer. It is a powered module.
What that means is it's directly connected to the battery to avoid overloading your vehicle's electrical system. This extra length of wire with the 4-ways connected to is a 16-gauge bonded wire. You just run this out the back. When you're not using it you can just put it inside the vehicle. Also, if you notice the 4-way itself, does have this included dust cap to protect the 4-way so when you're not using it, put your 4-way on.
That will help keep it from getting damaged, and also protects it from the elements. A few specifications on this harness: the maximum amperage on the stop and turn light circuit is 4.2 amps per circuit. On the taillight it's 7.5 amps per circuit. Really briefly how this installs, you go to the rear of your vehicle. Again, using your instructions, it will show you where that connector is located on your frame rail. Plug this t-connector right into that. Then you'll run this out to the back. what you'll want to do is take your double-face tape, attach it to there, and then secure this ModuLite down so it doesn't bounce around or rattle. The other thing you want to make sure also is right here, this inline fuse holder, is pop that open and make sure the 15-amp fuse is installed right here. You can see the 15-amp fuse is installed. You do need to have that fuse in there. Then you'll have these cable ties if you want to take up any slack in the wiring harness. That should do it for the review on part number 118269. This is the Tow Ready T-One vehicle wiring harness for factory tow prep packages, and it includes the 4-way flat trailer connector. .
Average Customer Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (116 Customer Reviews)Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom harness. T-One connector plugs directly into OEM tow package harness - no cutting, splicing or tapping required. Powered ModuLite reduces strain on wiring system.
I purchased the T-one vehicle wiring harness, along with the Curt trailer hitch receiver, for my new Santa Fe Sport. The dealership Service Department did the installation for me in order to maintain my warranty on the vehicle. The cost of the tow hitch set-up and the cost of dealership installation was significantly lower than if I were to have had the dealership order the parts. In fact, it was more than a 50% savings. The Hyundai salesman and Service Department were so very impressed with the price and quality of the tow hitch and kit, I was delivered, that they requested eTrailer.com website from me for referral to their future customers that are looking for additional ways to save money in their new car buying experience. My vehicle look exactly like the pictures provided on eTrailers.com website. My Santa Fe happens to be the same color as well. Again, I had the trailer hitch receiver, along with the tow kit, installed professionally at the dealership for more than 50% of the price if I would have purchased the vehicle with the hitch included. 154174
by: Brad O.07/23/2014
Great experience from start to finish. Quick delivery. Perfect fit and easy to install within 30 minutes. Routing the wire harness was a bit challenging but it also was a perfect fit. I only have one picture but you can't see the hitch since it is behind the center panel which is exactly what I wanted. 142647
by: John M03/20/2014
The delivery was prompt, the packaging was good, the directions were clear and easy to follow and the installation went fast and as simple as promised. It looks good on the vehicle and worked wonderful too. Not a complaint, but it is lower to the ground than others I have used so a step up receiver is needed. 121448
Good recommendations and advice given at the time of purchase...Parts came neatly and securely packaged in a very timely manner....Installation was cut and dry and plug and play...no problems encountered and a very smooth install....Good job with the install videos but if I could make a suggestion: If an installation video is available on line or there are special instructions for installation or care of the product....that they be included on a highly visible (fluorescent paper) in the packaging...I was not aware of the instructions/video until after the install and receiving this review request....Thanks 340046
by: Joel A.10/16/2014
The wiring harness fit the pre-existing vehicle wiring perfectly; the extension which goes to the trailer is long enough for nearly any use, and the harness comes with double-backed tape or a small sheet metal screw to mount the control box. A very complete package; my only gripe would be that only one of the zipties that came with the unit was long enough to go around the hitch frame to secure the wiring extension in place. Not a big deal since I always have plenty of zipties, but something to make sure you have before you install the harness so that you can adequately secure it in place. 156240
by: Justin A.08/05/2014
These guys have hands-down the best product, best price and the fastest shipping you'll find out there, if you don't use them you're making a mistake! This is the third time ordering from them and it's been consistent every time. I love Etrailer.com! Thanks again guys Oh and also super easy step-by-step instructions with pictures believe me you won't be disappointed. 144577
by: Ken F10/02/2015
by: Robert Johnson06/02/2016
So far so good, video was helpful just as a nice overview. Install was fairly easy, cleaning the holes out with the brush was a good idea. However I would also suggest having a metric tap & die set ready if the holes are extra rusted. I ended up having to clean the rust out (MN winters/ salt no friend of metal) with the tap that was size of the bolts. Allowed for no cross threading, or the worry of breaking bolts. Once completed it was smooth sailing. 255704
by: Vic M10/03/2013
Plug and play. 2013 Hyundai Santa fe sport. Checked for the two connections on the driver side frame rail, they were there so I ordered the T-One for the factory tow package. Plugged right in and ready to go in 20 minutes. Photo of factory wiring attached. 102447
The product was received exactly as described. Etrailer.com is extremely fast in how fast they get their parts to shipping. The harness plugged in and worked perfectly. The wires are long so there is plenty to work with depending on how you run it. My Santa Fe Limited had the tow-prep package so I had to use the enclosed zip ties for the extra wire Suggestions, maybe adding a second screw to attach the black box to the vehicle as added security. 96517
by: Brent W.08/17/2013
Tamara caught the fact that some of what I ordered was not correct for the hitch I ordered. She called within the hour and made the correction for me. I received product in record time for standard shipping! Everything was as promised. Only variation in instructions is that the wiring harness plugs for the 2014 Kia Sorento in on the driver's side instead of the passenger's side. Have purchased before and definably will again. 95591
by: Larry H05/16/2014
It went in like a snap . I bought the Trailer lighting harness 118269 for my wife's 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe sport works grate . took about 25 min. to install watched the video for the 2014 Kia Sorento the day I order it was just like that lol also ordered the C13152 Curt Hitch that took about 1Hr. because I didn't have help holding it up in place so I had to use my floor jack to hold it for me 131053
by: David W.05/02/2015
The wiring harness & trailer hitch fit and function perfectly. The instructions, especially the video, were a great help. I originally ordered the wrong wiring but Melinda E. seamlessly ensured I got the proper wiring and arranged for the of the return of the improper wiring. I have already recommended etrailer to a brother-in-law and will strongly recommend them in the future to others. 189433
by: Johnny O01/21/2017
Great experience. I had asked if someone could double check all my select tons. Jameson C responded within a few hours with clear confirming comments in my choices. Parts (hitch, harness,e-brake and harness) arrived in one box well packaged. No damage. All of the information on the site was spot on. Took me far less time to install but the videos were exact. I will be a return customer. 337513
by: Joe C11/22/2013
I just competed the installation of my wiring harness. It fit correctly snapping in to the factory connection. This product appears to be as good as OEM at 1/3 the cost. It arrive on time as estimated, I paid for the cheapest shipping and it arrived in 4 working days. It was good to find a product to fit my new 2014 car on the aftermarket,.. Now off to pic up my new travel trailer. 108171
Product fit perfectly. Easy to install and worked the first time tested. Wiring was long enough to allow routing to protect them from exhaust heat. Excellent product. 211902
Installed on 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe LWB AWD. Fits perfectly and gets the job done. A little hard to mount the hard plastic case due to the tight spaces, but I happened to have a 90 degree drill which allowed me to get into the tight space and get a self-tapper into the box and secure it to the unibody. Trailer lights work perfectly. 241697
by: Charles H10/16/2014
Ordered a Curt trailer hitch for my new santa fe sport. It went on without a hitch. Looks good on the car. Also installed the recommended T-one wiring harness. That was the easiest one I ever installed. I have bought from Etrailer.com many different times and they are always the best in parts & service. I buy from them again. 156154
by: Matt J11/05/2014
Hitch for my new Hyundai Santa Fe arrived super fast. It was easy to install due to the excellent video prepared by E-trailer. As I installed the hitch and wiring harness, I kept marveling at how well organized and efficient the program at E-Trailer is. This is my fourth hitch from this company. They know what they are doing. 159395
by: Floyd S.09/20/2013
Very easy to install, however a suggestion for the installer is to install this item before installing the hitch...especially if the plugs are on the side of the rear end of the car (mine was on the driver's side rear). Great product, highly recommend it to other do-it-yourselfers and even those first timers! 100787
by: Marley B07/10/2012
Once I re-read the instructions and removed the protective covers it was easy to plug in and to install. However, I suggest plugging in wiring harness and swinging out of the way prior to installing hitch, since on my veracruz getting to the plug location after hitch installation was not very easy. 47398
by: Danny H.09/16/2013
Product worked great on my 2014 Sorrento SX. Just a little difficulty (lack of space) in placing the Modulite black box within the rear driver side tail light. I used the double sided sticking foam. Also, this vehicle has no large plastic cover to remove for access to the connection points. 100061
by: Jeff H.03/29/2014
Hitch and wiring were a perfect fit! Looks great! Thank you for the fast ship too! 122763
by: Harold R.09/24/2012
I have a Bruno lift for my scooder chair. I required a hot wire and ground wire to operate. The product had only four prongs. I had to do some extra wiring. also the fuse hold is had to get to after installation, because it is above the exhaust pipe in the bumper rail. 55613
by: Isaac M.06/20/2015
Super easy install. Remove "caps" on vehicle wire ends. Had a bit of trouble with troubleshoot, staff at etrailer.com was very helpful. Turns out...was user (me) error in all difficulties I had. Product and staff were great. Installed on a 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe. 205822
by: Ron Melton11/26/2013
Exact fit on my 2011 KIA Sorrento Sx. Like the video said, the hardest step was removing the dust plugs on the underside of the car. After removing the dust plugs, it took me about 10-15 minutes to complete the installation. The on line video was very accurate. 108610
by: Robert M.05/15/2016
Wiring harness went in without any issues. (I spent about 20 minutes looking for the Connectors), then I went to e-trailers on-line video. After that the install was a snap and about twenty minutes later I was testing my trailers lighting (all worked perfectly). 250336
by: Cory L05/25/2012
Perfect fit. Installation instructions are spot-on. I would highly recommend installing the wiring kit BEFORE you install the reciever hitch. You will appreciate the extra hand room. Still,not a bad install either way. Took about 20min start to finish. 41631
by: David P02/18/2017
Great product. Installation was straight forward, especially after watching the awesome video. They even mentioned having to open up the conduit to get a little more slack in the wiring, which was necessary. Thanks eTrailer, this was a great experience. 343293
Very easy install. If you are installing the hitch, do this first. I had a little difficulty in finding the wiring hold from the diagram. Keep searching, you'll find it. It's not visible but if you dig inside the bumper with your hand, you'll find it. 44095
by: Mike J.03/20/2015
This was a snap, almost literally. Just remove the two factory installed connector guards and plug in the two connectors included on the harness. Then route it, secure it with the provided wire ties and double sided tape and button it up, that's it! 180000
by: Stan T.09/04/2015
Installed part in about 25 minutes. Everything fell into place like was suppose to. I wish everything was this easy,great part for the price. I would recommend this part for any dyi. Great video , showed everything great detail. Thank you. Stan T. 224138
by: richard s07/17/2016
was very excellent product and very easy to install and i am very happy with it and would like for you to know that i am 85 years old and no problems installing iy. the video was A grEAT help to me.thank you for shipping it so soon.richard 272960
by: Rod P.05/17/2015
This wiring harness plugged right into my 2008 Kia Sorento ! My car had the factory tow package which makes it really easy to wire for a trailer ! I would highly recommend this product for anyone looking to hook up a trailer !! 193746
Perfect Fit for my 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS with factory prep towing package. Well built product with all the necessary needed installation acessories included. Just plain simple! Nuthing more to say as it is that easy! Jason 97960
by: Mike H06/19/2013
My trailer wiring harness arrived on time and the assembly instructions were straight forward. It was a little longer than needed but the wire ties supplied made it easy to tie up the excess. All around an excellent supplier. 85226
by: Mike W.04/18/2015
Great price. Exactly what is wqas suppose to be and easy to install. Shipped really fast. Ordered it Thursday and it arrived Saturday via Priority Mail. The dealer wanted more money and 7-10 days to get it here. 186161
by: Chris A.07/31/2014
Right product for my car although the instructions were for slightly different vehicles. Worry not tho, you really cannot get this wrong! Well made and complete with OEM quality connectors. Chris 143880
by: Fred R06/11/2014
very easy to install. works perfectly. I added some undercoating to seal the connectors as on the 2012 the sockets and plugs, although in a plastic connector, are still exposed to the elements. 135151
by: Looks good02/23/2017
Have not installed yet but i did look at vehicle wiring before ordering to confirm thst i had the factory tow prep wiring. I expect this to plug right in and be sufficiently long to meet my needs 344857
by: Larry B.08/23/2012
Excellent product, very easy to install. The conduit (hole) to run the harness through is parallel with the tail pipe not perpendicular. After figuring that out, the installation went fast. 52767
by: Joe r09/26/2015
The trailer is the best company to deal with I bought the wrong wiring harness for my new car and exchanged it with no problem gave me the correct harness I highly recommend this company 227767
by: Mauro F.08/12/2013
I bought the T-one wiring harness 118269 for my 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Great customer service, they had my order delivered in 2-3 days. Easy instillation...... Thanks etrailer! 94746
by: Dan M.11/20/2013
Great product! Very easy to install! It took me longer to clean up the incorrect wiring job from the hitch place than it did to install the new wiring harness. Would highly recommend! 107928
by: Doug F11/17/2014
Wiring harness was a breeze to install. E-trailer has how-to videos on almost everything. Very helpul site. Have not plugged in any trailers yet so can't comment of function. 161302
by: Craig B03/06/2015
Excellent Wiring harness, Install was simple even for an old guy laying on the garage floor, took about 10 min. Will use etrailer again if I ever need to do another vehicle. 177265
Hitch and wiring kit installed without issue on my 2013 sorento. Be sure to install the wiring kit before the hitch as it may be near impossible to install after hitch. 129294
Perfect hookup for my 2016 Hyundai santé fe,,,, no better and simple hookup,,, ETrailer best way to get correct parts, thanks ,,, Shush from da UP 236559
I have a 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS, 7 seater. I didn't think I had a towing package on my car, but the plugs were under the car. Easy enough setup. 140596
by: John H03/13/2017
I was impressed with how easy the instructions were to install the wiring harness. etrailer.com even supplies a link to watch an installation video. 352479
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