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

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

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Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom wiring harness. T-One connector plugs directly into existing wiring. Powered ModuLite reduces strain on wiring system. 1-800-496-5010 to order Tekonsha custom fit vehicle wiring part number 118591 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 with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector. Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring reviews from real customers.
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Tekonsha Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring - 118591

  • Custom Fit
  • Trailer Hitch Wiring
  • 4 Flat
  • Powered Converter
  • Tekonsha

Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom wiring harness. T-One connector plugs directly into existing wiring. Powered ModuLite reduces strain on wiring system.


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 in trunk
    • Plug in T-connector
    • Run hot lead to car battery
  • Includes ModuLite to ensure that your vehicle's wiring matches that of your trailer
    • Powered module connects directly to battery to avoid overloading vehicle's electrical system
  • Constructed of 16-gauge bonded wire
  • Comes with dust cap for 4-way flat connector


Specs:

  • Maximum amperage:
    • Stop/turn lights: 2.1 amps per circuit
    • Tail lights: 5.6 amps per circuit
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Installation

This custom-fit T-One connector plugs into your vehicle's wiring harness, which is located inside your trunk, behind the tail lights on both the driver's side and passenger's side. You will need to remove some interior trim or carpeting to access the harness. Once you've plugged in the T-connector, run the hot lead with the attached fuse holder to the car battery in your trunk. Connect the fuse holder to the positive terminal on your battery and insert the provided fuse.


Once installation is complete, the 4-way flat connector will be stowed within your trunk.


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.


ModuLite Powered Tail Light Converter

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 vehicle'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 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.



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Customer Reviews

T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector - 118591

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (10 Customer Reviews)

Quickly and easily install a 4-way trailer connector on your vehicle with this custom wiring harness. T-One connector plugs directly into existing wiring. Powered ModuLite reduces strain on wiring system.

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2014 Lincoln MKZ

Ordered this after finding out the CURT version literally is not wired correctly and they refuse to fix their design. The CURT one will not give you brake lights, and the left running light stopped working when I tried to just live with it. I ordered the Tekonsha kit after seeing all the positive reviews and it instantly worked perfectly. Now all my trailer lights work as they should.




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2017 Lincoln MKZ

So far everything is fine. One thing surprised me - that the trailer brake lights only work when the car is running. The trailer running lights - like the car rear lights do not work - but the directional and brake lights do when the switch is in the running light position. When the switch is in park or headlights everything is good.


Comments
Thanks for the follow-up. It is not uncommon for this to happen if the key is not in the on position. As long as all the functions are working properly when the key is on you are good to go. It is possible that the vehicle is not sending the brake signal with the key in the running light position.
-- Etrailer Expert Rachael H - 05/21/2018
Everything is fine.
Richard - 05/20/2019


by:
2013 Lincoln MKZ

After trying 2 from a well known manufacturer, it was apparent that the design was not compatible with my 2013 Lincoln MKZ. Offered me to BUY a universal kit.Then, either graft on the plugs from the kit I had or splice in all the connections. Even though the unit was designed for this car. Searched and found one and after checking 9 vendors, etrailer appeared to have one.. right model, no inventory. Manufacturer would not give etrailer info on when they might get one. Worked with PatC in CS. She knew here stuff. Recommended another manufacturer. Assured me it would work as they had just installed one on another Lincoln. Three days later it came . 45 minute install. It works!




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This order replaced a wiring system and module that came the the hitch when it was first installed about 3 year ago. Failure mode was that fhe original "control module" failed to pass the correct voltage to the tail lights (too low to light the bulbs).
This replacement (at a cost of about $xx.xx) has been installed and all work properly. The new part fit perfectly, and functions just as it should.
Hopefully this sealed "module" will last longer.
This has been a very good company to deal with.




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I installed the T connectors easily without any problems. I found the instructions and set-up for the main power to be complete but very tedious. I determined for my use (bike rack and occasional towing) that I would be better off getting power from a portable battery source so I set up with a cigarette lighter plug.




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2016 Lincoln MKZ

Received very quickly. very easy install on tow package and plug directions were very easy to follow thanks for a great deal




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2018 Lincoln MKZ



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