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T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness for Factory Tow Package - 7-Way Trailer Connector

T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness for Factory Tow Package - 7-Way Trailer Connector

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Quickly and easily install a 7-way, RV-style trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom harness. T-One connector plugs into OEM tow package wiring harness - no cutting, splicing or tapping required. Call 800-298-8924 to order Tekonsha custom fit vehicle wiring part number 118265 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Tekonsha products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness for Factory Tow Package - 7-Way Trailer Connector. Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring reviews from real customers.
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Tekonsha Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring - 118265

  • Custom Fit
  • Trailer Hitch Wiring
  • Tekonsha
  • 7 Blade
  • Powered Converter

Quickly and easily install a 7-way, RV-style trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom harness. T-One connector plugs into OEM tow package wiring harness - no cutting, splicing or tapping required.


Features:

  • Provides a 7-way, blade-style trailer connector at the back of your vehicle to power your trailer's signal lights
    • Designed for use with a factory tow package
    • Compatible with 4-pole, 5-pole, and 6-pole adapters (sold separately)
  • Connects quickly and easily - no cutting or splicing of wires
    • Tow harness with 7-way connector plugs into connection point behind rear bumper
    • Converter connects in rear cargo area
  • Includes a tail light converter to ensure that your vehicle's wiring matches that of your trailer
  • Supplies required relays to activate functions
  • Constructed of 16-gauge bonded wire


Specs:

  • Maximum amperage:
    • Stop/turn lights: 4.2 amps per circuit
    • Tail lights: 7.5 amps per circuit
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Installation

This custom-fit T-One connector plugs into your vehicle's factory tow package wiring harness. The connection point for the 7-way harness is located behind the rear bumper. The converter plugs into the factory wiring harness in your cargo area, on the driver's side. Once you've plugged in the connector, insert the included fuses into your fuse panel as indicated in the instructions.


Once installation is complete, the 7-way connector will be stowed beneath your vehicle, 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 7-pole connector itself - to help prevent corrosion.


ModuLite Powered Tail Light Converter

A ModuLite power module is built into this T-One connector. Because most trailers run on a 2-wire system - wherein the brake and turn signals are carried on 1 wire - the separate brake and turn signals from your vehicle's 3-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 vehicle operate.


With a ModuLite, your trailer's lights will be powered without overloading your vehicle'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.



118265 Tow Ready T-1 Connector - 7 Pole - Modu-Lite

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Video of T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness for Factory Tow Package - 7-Way Trailer Connector

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Video Transcript for Tekonsha Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring - Trailer Hitch Wiring - 118265 Review

Today we're going to review part number 118265. This is the Tow Ready T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness. Now this part number is a custom fit application. It is designed to fit the Honda Pilots with the factory tow package starting in 2012. What I would recommend is go to our website and under our Fit Guide type in your year and model Pilot, and it'll tell you if this is the correct number for it. Now this part number includes everything shown on the table.

It includes the 7-way plug, the 7-way harness, the converter box with the harness for the converter, includes the two relays, 30 amp fuse, and then some extra zip ties to secure any wires that might be hanging down. Now this will provide a 7-way blade style trailer connector at the back of your vehicle to power your trailer's signal lights. It is designed for use with a factory tow package. It does connect quickly and easily. There's no cutting or splicing the wires. The tow harness, this part right here, with the 7-way connector plugs into the connection point behind the rear bumper.

This harness with the converter connects in the rear cargo area. It does include this tail light converter to ensure that your vehicle's wiring matches that of your trailer. They also supply the relays and the fuse to activate the functions. Now, the few specs on this. It also comes with a nice do it yourself instructions that actually even have some nice pictures to show you where the locations are for all these connection points. A few specs on this: the maximum amperage or the load capacity on the stop and turn light circuit is 4.2 amps per circuit, on the tail lights is 7.5 amps per circuit.

So basically what you would do is you can start in the rear of the cargo area. You'll find an actual spot where this plug that'll match this white plug right here, and again, the instructions will show you where that's located. Plug that in to this harness, then if you go down the harness you'll see a splack 00:01:58 plug with the two openings. That's actually where you'll install these relays. Just like that, you plug a relay in each one.

Right here, it includes the inline fuses. The fuse is already installed so you don't have to worry about that. Now this gray plug here at the very end, this is to mate 00:02:15 to where the converter would plug into. And then basically if you use a piece of double face tape you can secure the converter so it doesn't move around. With that all completed, you can go to the tow harness right here, and basically what you'll do here is this plug on this end, if you go behind the rear bumper there'll be an actual connector with a plug in it. You'll pull that plug out and it'll match this connector. You plug this in, run this to the bumper, and then you can attach it to the 7-way just like that. Then you'll have the 7-way. Now the one last thing you'll need to do is to go to the front of the vehicle, and in the fuse box you'll need to install this 30 amp fuse. With all that relays, the fuses, and the wiring all hooked up you'll be ready to go with a 7-way at the back of your vehicle. But that should do it for the review on part number 118265, the Tow Ready T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness. .


Customer Reviews

T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness for Factory Tow Package - 7-Way Trailer Connector - 118265

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (434 Customer Reviews)

Quickly and easily install a 7-way, RV-style trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom harness. T-One connector plugs into OEM tow package wiring harness - no cutting, splicing or tapping required.

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Great product and price but know that the instructions are lousy. Various steps will tell you to "locate" a part but not what to do with it or how… even though the previous step may have done just that. They're inconsistent. Some parts aren't described in full so it can be tricky when you find extra parts in the bag and then have to figure out where they go. Anyone can figure out how to install this but when it comes to technical writing, these directions could be much, much better. Give yourself extra time to figure out what they don't spell out for you. In other words, if you're fairly smart you'll have no problem but if you're expecting a fool-proof walkthrough you will get hung up. One last thing -- be prepared to get your own machine screws and nuts to mount the plug assembly to your bumper. These are very cheap and can be found at any hardware store but be warned, they don't come with the kits like they should. 137800



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I ordered a wiring harness because I was going to tow a trailer 700 miles back home from vacation. After reviewing prices from other sites, I decided to use E-trailer to place my order especially since they had a good shipping price and I needed to use two day shipping for my order. There was no estimated day of arrival upon placing the order. Once I received my shipping confirmation, I noticed that it said it would not be two day shipping, but instead five (5) days. Immediately, I called the company to see why this was. I placed my order on a Wednesday thinking it would arrive on Friday. However, they said that Thursday did not count as a shipping day and neither did Saturday or Sunday. The shipping policy was not stated anywhere on the website and there was no information giving when placing the order. If I had known, I wouldn't have placed an order. I was leaving over the weekend to return home and needed the harness before then. I tried to cancel my order, but they were not able to cancel and I was told that they would "work something out for me" instead. I called again once the harness arrived (to my parent's house, 700 miles away from my house) to see what I needed to do about returning it. I was told that I would be sent a return shipping label. After four (4) days I still had not received the shipping label so I called again to inquire about it. After speaking to customer service, they then emailed me the shipping label. Customer service advised there was nothing they could so for me and the company was not going to refund my original two day shipping and is now charging me to pay for the return shipping. It is frustrating and I would not have ordered from them in the first place had their shipping policy been posted somewhere and they honor the promise of two day shipping which I paid for at the time of purchase. Now I have to pay shipping cost for an item they could not get to me at the time it was promise. I no longer need the item and have to pay to return it. This is unacceptable for any company but especially for an online company. 446771



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2014 Honda Pilot

The only issue I had was the missing 15 amp fuse that goes in the engine fuse box. I emailed etrailer and they had the manufacture mail me the missing fuse. The install of the harness was straight forward, remove the driver side rear compartment, install the harness to the existing wire. Then on the underside of the driver rear, remove the existing harness cover, drill a hole for the 7pin connector. I used a bi-metal hole-dozer for the pin connector and then secured the connector to the plastic bumper with 3/4" #10 screws and nuts. I'd order from etrailer again. The shipment arrived a day early. They were also quick to resolve the missing fuse issue. 576332



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2013 Honda Pilot

I just purchased a new 2013 Honda Pilot EX-L/Nav and tow package. The odd thing to me is that Honda installs a nice hitch, but no wiring. I shopped a number of on-line services as Honda prices (even discounted) are absurd. As always, I ended up at etrailer.com. To be candid I was not excited about messing with wiring on a new vehicle, but this wiring harness is (#118265) AWESOME! All in it might have been an hour, but directions and all fittings were perfect. I would not recommend the mounting box as it simply is not required. There is a clearly identified area next to the hitch where the recepticle will be installed. We simply used a hole saw on a cordless drill and did a bit of trimming. Once you get the hole "right" it's as simple as drilling pilot holes for the 4 corner. We used stainless steel screws (1/4" x 20 x 1.5" and 1/4 x 20 x 1") and stainless nylock nuts to secure the recepticle even though the screws actually threaded up snugly with the bumper cover. All in all, a very tidy installation! And as always, customer support was awesome! 75015


Comments
The wiring kit has been used extensively over the past year and continues to perform perfectly!
Ron W - 04/10/2014

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2012 Honda Pilot

Works fine. The only complaint is that the wiring harness doesn’t appear to “clip” into place so I am always concerned that the harness will disconnect while driving. Please advise if I am “missing something” with regard to securing the harness to plug. Other than that, works well! 570022


Comments
Ill assume youre speaking of the point where the harness plugs into the rear of the 7-way. Theres actually a gray locking clip on the harness that should be slid in place once the connection is in place, which secures the connection.
-- Mike L - 09/29/2018

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2012 Honda Pilot

I was able to install the wiring harness without a problem. It took about 45 minutes to an hour the most. I used a 2 inch hole saw to cut the plastic bumper and install trailer adapter. I used four 1/4 20 x 1 inch screws as shown in the picture. Tested and it was okay! The only thing that bothered me was the waiting period from the time I ordered the product and the delivery, because it took at least ten days before it arrived. I think it is very good product. Thanks also for Honda for the good design of their electrical system on the Pilot. Easy access to all the connections made it a worthwhile project to save time and money. 98243



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2012 Honda Pilot

The product, OEM Tow Package Wiring Harness with 7-Way Connector - 118265, was exactly what I needed. I installed this myself in a 2012 Honda Pilot EX-L that comes with an incomplete tow package (no wiring harness). Installation was easy with the instructions and a little research. All plugs were exact fits. I used a hole saw and cut on the opposite side of the hitch since the harness reached without issue. The application is a little different than the Honda configured cutout. I purchased 4 each of screws, washers, and lock nuts for less than a dollar and secured the connector. I had a mechanic test the connection and everything checked out. 102389


Comments
Hi Casey, I have the exact same pilot, and I am confused about what i actually need for the wiring. Some sites indiacte i need to take out the third row, open up a panel, and do some installations inside the vehicle. Form the comments here, it sounds like all that is required is to plugg the harness into the existing receptacle behind the bumper and install the 7 pin plug on the bumper beside the hitch. Did you have to do the long way or the easy way?Dustin
-- comment by: Dustin - 08/30/2014

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Dustin - Connections that are made inside are through the panel which are accessible without removing seats. I think I just laid the third row down for access. The other connection is behind the bumper. Its an easy application as far as harnesses go. Cutting the hole and fitting plug was the most difficult part. A dremel type tool for cutting and shaping the cutout is recommended.
-- comment by: Casey B - 09/02/2014

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2015 Honda Pilot

Product fit perfect everything went smooth . Only tools needed really was a screwdriver , a drill and a 2” hole saw bit( to drill hole out for receiver). Best tip for install is when you take out the factory wiring harness Capp under the vehicle by the exhaust is to unclip it from the frame . If not you will fight taking it off. Thanks etrailer !! 663575



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2014 Honda Pilot

Needed a trailer wiring kit for my 2014 Honda Pilot EX. I am not mechanically inclined, so excuse me for some of the things that may not make sense to you. After reading all the great reviews contributed by the customer plus a few videos on the web, I felt I should be able to handle this task. This product gets 4 starts instead of 5 due to the fittings of the 7 way plug and the black box module. First, there was a variance with the 7 way plug mount. As most of the reviewers used 1/4"-20 sized screws, these were too wide for the kit I received. I ended up replacing them with 10-24 x 3/4 stainless and 10-24 stainless Hex nut with #10 stainless washers. I am sure Nylock's may be fine but I do not have experience with them or removing them. The rivets are a great idea but they are a pain to remove if you need to remove this mount one day. Used a 2" hole saw and cut a piece near the top of the mount. I wanted as much flat surface as possible, and drilled the holes with a 3/16" bit. Next I located the plug under the car that connects to the 7 Way. Just remember it's on the driver side behind the exhaust pipe. This is probably the worst part of the install, or I would call the Grey plug of death. Most videos will show people trying to remove it and cut to the part where it's removed... I guess all the cursing and the head banging was edited out. I tried to pull it apart with an adjustable wrench and it did not budge. Tried to push the long grey clip near the wire to see if it will release, no deal. At this point frustration will set it and you feel compelled to rip the thing apart with whatever tools you have... don't. First get a flat headed screwdriver and gently release the blue tab that holds the plug. Then again, "gently" pull it off the car and wrap the wire around the exhaust to the back of the bumper. You must remove the blue tab off the plug, push on the small release tab on top and push the blue tab off. The blue tab acts like a locking mechanism, it keeps the plug from separating. Apply some dielectric grease and connect to the 7 way wire. Run the wire under the bumper and plug it into the 7 way mount. Before you do that, push back on the gray tab on the top and apply some dieletric grease, plug it in and push the lock in. Like previous reviews, this plug does not fit perfectly so the locking mechanism on mine was useless. It sits tight enough though. Use zip ties to secure the wires, you don't want it to flop or when it comes time to use the spare tire, you don't want the tire to rip the wire off the mount. Onto the black box. On left side of truck, open the hatch, and open the inside hatch. Use a flat head screwdriver and pry open the fuse hatch. If don't have a silver box inside the big hatch, use you left hand to install the white plug.. if you have a silver box like me, you have no choice but to install the black box with one hand. Locate the white plug inside the fuse hatch, take the white plug on the black box and attach it with your hand, palm side up. The wire is stiff enough where it will line up and make sure you hear the click. Push the wire back and slide the black box along the metal clip until the tab locks in. My box didn't fit along the clip, so I zip tied around the black box and slid the box where the tab goes under the zip tie. Open your hood, it's the fuse box to the right next to battery. Open and install the fuse. Test the lights and you are good to go. I painted the screws so it matches. So it loses a star due to the poor manufacturing of the 7 way and the black box. The product is great and etrailer gets 5 stars. Good luck with the install, should take less than an hour if you can remove the blue tab quickly and get the right screws. 394566


Comments
Product still working great and holding up. Only complaint, if I had one was the connection I mentioned, it didn’t not click and lock like it was suppose to.. but as long as it was tight, it’s fine. Another great product from etrailer Thank you for asking
Bill L - 06/27/2018

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Honda

Great product, easy to install and a perfect alternative to the much more expensive Honda harness for my 2012 EX-L. Just a couple of things to note: 1: There is a metal tab in the AUX FUSE box that can be used to mount the black box module. The box is not a perfect fit on the tab unfortunately, but you can get creative with zip ties, etc. to make it work. 2: The grey connector attached above the driver side exhaust tip has a release lever on the back. You can't see it, but it's there and once you're able to move the lever, the connector will release so you can remove the factory cap and connect the 7-way harness to it. Afterwards, just slide it back into the original location and listen for the engagement click. Also, I was not too excited about drilling a 2 inch hole in my bumper and the additional four holes to mount the receptacle into the factory "punch-out" location like many others here did, and instead came up with a different option. I crafted a sturdy mounting bracket from some aluminum stock and attached the receptacle to the mount point right behind and next to the punch-out in the bumper. I like this better as it's concealed, required no drilling and is still easy to access. Pic attached of what I did. 103647


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There is a bracket and hardware kit thats sold separately, over in the related parts section, that includes a bracket and all the needed hardware. Its part # PK12711U-26
Mounting Bracket and Installation Hardware - Pollak 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector - Vehicle End
$7.77
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-- Patrick B - 08/29/2014

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2012 Honda Pilot

Great kit and easy to install. 766989



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2014 Honda Pilot

Everything was delivered as promised. harness was easy to install. will shop here again. 764829



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Easy to install and worked perfect. 756098



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The product came quickly and was exactly what I needed. 740301



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Excellent. Installed in 20 minutes which includes drilling the hole in the bumper for the trailer wiring socket. Customer service was excellent. Emailed with tracking information even shows a map of the products delivery status. 738911



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This was a Christmas gift for my son-in-law. He was very happy with it. 730610



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This harness was well built and east to install. It worked very well. 725605



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2012 Honda Pilot

What a beautiful, well thought out and design for a complete modular towing harness! You guys are the best!!!! I will recommend your product to everyone I know that’s looking for a great wiring harness. Great job! Sincerely, Joseph Ballard 719139



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Great Product! I purchased the kit for my 2013 Honda Pilot. All the pieces needed to complete assembly was included in kit and the directions for assembly was easy to follow. 718730



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Product worked the day I installed it, and has survived through a winter without any issue. You may need to purchase an adapter for 3-way trailer light systems, but that's pretty inexpensive. I was able to install this in under 30 minutes. 715709



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Event just like it said it would, took and 15 mins to install 705964



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2013 Honda Pilot

I have a 2013 Honda Pilot EX-L. The wiring harness was easy to install. The hardest thing was getting the cap off the Honda installed wiring. Watching the Video beforehand made the installation easy. I bought the 7-way wiring kit and then bought a 7-way plug adapter for 4 & 5 plug wires. We plan to pull our Jetski with the Pilot and it's a 4 plug on the trailer. After installation, we hooked it up to the Jetski trailer and everything worked great. Good product and easy to use. 699544



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2012 Honda Pilot

This is about as close to plug and play as you can get for a car (2012 Pilot). I followed the directions, found where the various cables, relays, and fuses needed to be plugged in, and was able to put it together in under an hour. The most time consuming part of the process was cutting a hole in the bumper next to the hitch and mounting the plug. I installed it on a Thursday and went camping on a Friday. I also purchased along with this a Tekonsha brake controller and wiring adapter. All of them worked perfectly together and made pulling the trailer- and braking- a breeze. 691641



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Honda Pilot

This was an easy install. My Honda Pilot was already wired back to the hitch, so all I needed to do was add the easy plug in wiring and bam done! 680603



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Fit perfectly and took about 10 minutes to install. It comes with everything you need. Even an amateur can follow the directions and install this with ease. 679492


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    My technical contact at TowReady advised that they have no reported issues with this particular harness in the application in a 2013 Honda Pilot. Based on the symptom you report (a driver-side tail light that stays on no matter what trailer is connected and no matter what light function is activated) he suggested that it could be that one or both of the relays included in this kit is damaged. You can try swapping the two black relays to see if the problem changes sides on the vehicle....
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  • OEM Tow Package Wiring Harness W/ 7-way Connector for 2014 Honda Pilot
    I spoke with my Tow Ready representative, and was able to confirm for you that the Tow Ready # 118265 IS indeed a fit for the 2014 Honda Pilot. Going with the aftermarket harness would provide a large cost savings over the Honda part.
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  • Troubleshooting Trailer Wiring on 2015 Honda Pilot
    It sounds like the issue is with a ground connection, a terminal connection, or one of the relays. I recommend starting with the relays and the best way to determine if one is bad is to replace it with one you know works. Once you have determined the relays are good, then I recommend checking the plug connections on your harness. Each connection should be clean of corrosion and debris and have dielectric grease like # 11755 to keep moisture and debris out. Then if you are still lacking...
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  • Installation Instructions for Trailer Wiring on a 2014 Honda Pilot
    We don't have an install video for the wiring harness part # 118265 that you referenced. I attached a link to the install instructions for you to check out though. It will walk you through the entire process.
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  • Recommended Trailer Connector for 2014 Honda Pilot
    To install a 7-way trailer connector on your 2014 Pilot, you'll need part # 118265. You won't need a bracket, as there's an area along side the hitch that can be opened up with a 2 inch hole saw. If you'd rather not do that, you can use a mounting bracket like # PK12711U can be used. The 7-way would plug into the connector you found under the vehicle, you'll need to remove the protective cap before you can plug the 7-way into the connector. The rest of the procedure is explained in the...
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  • Availability of Rear Mount Trailer Hitch for 2012 Honda Pilot
    The 2012 Honda Pilot should have been equipped with a factory trailer hitch, which is why you're unable to find an aftermarket model. Check the rear bumper fascia for a removable panel or door that is hiding the hitch receiver. Once removed, the receiver tube should be visible. If you crawl under the vehicle and look up at the underside right behind the rear bumper, you should be able to see the hitch. If your friend is planning on using the hitch for towing, a trailer wiring harness...
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  • 7-Way to 5-Way Adapter Needed for Towing a Boat Trailer with a 2013 Honda Pilot
    We do have a few options to use so that you can tow your boat trailer with your 2013 Honda Pilot. Using an adapter like the Optronics # A75TB is a viable option that utilizes that 5th pin for the reverse light function. This will activate the reverse lockout solenoid on your surge brake actuator if you have one. The better option would be to use the Hopkins Endurance Multi-Tow Trailer Connector Adapter # HM47570. This plugs right into the7-Way on your T-One # 118265 and gives you...
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  • Where do the Relays Install with the Tow Ready Harness # 118265 on a 2014 Honda Pilot
    The relays install on the wiring harness itself. They install on the black connnector block, see the picture I attached that points out the relays and the connector block where the relays go.
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  • Mounting Bracket for 7-Way Connector for a 2014 Honda Pilot
    For an exterior mounting bracket that will hold the 7-Way connector in wiring harness # 118265 for your 2014 Honda Pilot you can use # PK12711U. You may also need an additional bracket, # 18140, or # C57202 depending on how and where you want to mount the 7-Way.
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  • Troubleshooting Brake Controller Install on a 2013 Honda Pilot with 3070-P Harness
    In the instructions for the brake controller wiring harness # 3070-P for the 2013 Honda Pilot, if the vehicle did not come with a factory tow package there may be additional fuses and relays needed to make everything fully functional. What I recommend is to go ahead and use the vehicle owners manual to find the locations for any and all fuse/relay locations related to the tow package and brake controller wiring. There very well could be something missing. If it is a relay, it may be one...
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  • Trailer Wiring and Brake Controller Recommendation for a 2013 Honda Pilot
    You need a 7-way and a brake controller for your 2013 Honda Pilot. The part # 118265 would be the correct 7-way to use so you are on the right track. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. This is a proportional brake controller that senses the amount of braking the tow vehicle is applying and applies a proportionate amount to the trailer...
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness for 2015 Honda Pilot is Not Working After Installation
    Trailer wiring harness # 118265 is a fit for all styles of the 2015 Honda Pilot so we just have to figure out what exactly has taken place to render the harness inoperable. What I recommend is to go back and remove everything to start from scratch. Before starting the installation process again take a moment to check the fuses to see if any are blown, including the ones in line with the wiring harness. Relays are harder to check. You would have to use a known good one in place of a potential...
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  • Troubleshooting No Power to 7-Way Connector on 2014 Honda Pilot
    The Tekonsha T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness 7-Way # 118265 referenced in your question is confirmed to fit your 2014 Honda Pilot. If you are not getting any power at the connector, this leads me to believe that there is a missing or damaged fuse related to the tow package on the vehicle. I have attached an image that shows exactly where the included fuse you mentioned should be inserted inside the Pilot's fuse box. Also make sure the two included black relays are inserted into the black...
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  • Difference Between # 118265 and # 118558 Trialer Wiring Harnesses for 2014 Honda Pilot
    Because the 7-way offers 3 different circuits that the 4-pole unit doesn't (reverse lamp, brake controller output and 12-volt accessory voltage), the wiring harnesses of the two are indeed different. Since all your existing equipment uses a 4 pole, I'd recommend using the # 118558. If at some time in the future you decide to tow something that uses a 7-way connector, you can always upgrade using an adapter like # 37185.
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  • Troubleshooting Blown Fuses After Installing Wiring Harness in 2013 Honda Pilot EX-L
    It sounds like your wiring harness is either seeing an excessive power draw from the trailer lights or there is a short in the trailer's wiring causing the fuses to blow. I suggest you disconnect the trailer from the vehicle. This will let you test the 7-way with a circuit tester and test the trailer lights directly by applying a 12V power source to the trailer plug's contacts. Please note that this harness can handle up to 4.2-amps per stop/turn circuit. If you can determine the current...
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