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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. 1-800-940-8924 to order Tekonsha custom fit vehicle wiring part number 118637 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 - 118637

  • 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 behind the tail lights on both the driver's side and passenger's side. You will need to remove three screws on each side 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. Connect the fuse holder to the positive terminal on your battery and insert the provided fuse.


Once installation is complete, the 4-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 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.



118637 Tow Ready T-1 T-Connector - 4 Wire - Modu-Lite

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T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector - 118637

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (111 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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It was a shame that I had to reorder this part. When I put my year, make and model of car in and order a hitch one would think the wiring harness shown would be the correct one for my vehicle. The turn around time was really good though.


Comments
I will have our customer service team reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 02/19/2022

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The contacts have corroded and I’m
Constantly
having issues with lights not working until I clean it


Comments
Are your connectors always exposed to the elements? Lightly sand off the corrosion then add a bit of dialectic grease. When it is not in use, store it in your rear cargo area of your vehicle.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 06/20/2022

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this makes wiring ease they!! should make it for all of the towed vehicles!!



by:

This is a good product, however the reason it got 4 stars is the difficulty with installation. The videos were great, but the ease with which the video installation went was not apparent on my vehicle. I had to rent a thread puller to get the final bolt to attach. It was a full day, kind of frustration job that ended at about 10 pm. Once installed, its worked like a champ, and the wiring harness I purchased needed no modifications. All around the product is as advertised, just be prepared for a bear of an installation.



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The price was reasonable it works just fine.Installation was easy other than routing the power wire to the battery. Had to Jack car up support with Jack Stands to find a route.



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2015 Kia Soul

I can't really say how good this particular product is because my son's dog chewed up the wiring before I could install it. Everything else I've gotten from e-trailer has been good, however, so I'm assuming this was, too. I still want to set up my 2015 KIA Soul so it can pull my little fishing boat, so I'll probably get around to ordering a new harness soon. Fortunately, the dog did not chew up the drawbar.


Comments
Just fine. I bought a new wiring harness to replace the one the dog chewed up. Pretty easy to install, works well.
Tom B - 09/26/2020

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2015 Kia Soul

Its been a year now and I love this hitch! I've towed a motorcycle trailer (with 850# bike) across the country, I've put an extra luggage rack on it and I've had absolutely NO problems with it!!



by:

Works Ok ... connectors hard to fish through narrow openings on my 2019 KIA Soul. However the trailer lights stay on with ignition off, lights off if the connector is left plugged in. Not a huge deal but unexpected.



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Kia Soul

The installation video and instructions are very well done. The trailer hitch and wiring harness was a easy installation and fit my KIA Soul the way should. The product was of high quality and I've had no problems since installation. So there's nothing else to say except "Thank You"


Comments
No problems .Good quality.
David J - 06/10/2020

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2011 Kia Soul

Everything was installed as stated and I watched a tube video that was helpful as well. the wiring took longer than the hitch but all in all, it was a good fit and installation. I would recommend both products.



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my installer didn't have any major problems with installation. unfortunately I totaled the car on the initial trip.



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Package exactly as specified. Installed just like the video shows. My only gripe that stops this from being 5 stars is the length of the wires going to the passenger side is very close to too short. Even routing above where the video showed just barely gave me enough cable to make the connection and get the right side light panel back on. Need 6 more inches of wire. But most importantly, it works.



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Paula Is An Outstanding Individual That Can Handle All My Questions And Orders.

Much Appreciated!!



by:

The wiring harnass was fine, but the E trailer video neglected to show all the steps. It was necessary to remove 3 screws on the tire "inner splash guard" in order to access the wiring harness in one phase of the installation. This step was not explained in the video. You just had to figure out what the installer did to get to the place where he was in the video. I also found it helpful to remove the tire when securing the "black box" to the bumper. Otherwise, there was very little room to work.



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2013 Kia Soul

Excellent plug and play harness. The installation video made the install a breeze. The most difficult part was securely running the power wire to the front of the vehicle to attach to the battery. All in all, it is an easy install (if you have any mechanical ability) and it works perfectly.



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2016 Kia Soul

Installed the wiring harness and the hitch assembly for my 2016 KIA today. I am in my mid 70s and installed both by myself and without any problems. Your videos are very good and helpful. I must say that your products are the best after market modifications that I have ever installed. Good job etrailer.


Comments
Both the hitch and the wiring are still working fine.You are selling a good product. Thanks.
George C - 12/23/2017


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bOTH THE WIRING HARNESS AND THE HITCH FIT AMAZINGLY EASY. I NEEDED A THIRD HAND TO SUPPORT THE HITCH DURING MOUNT UP, SO I USED A FLOOR JACK. EASY PEASY.



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2016 Kia Soul

This is my second trailer hitch and wiring assembly purchase from e-trailer and this experience equaled my first. The hitch matched perfectly to the factory mounting points and the instructions from e-trailer provided for a nearly effortless installation.
The wiring harness was a bit more difficult to install, however that was due to my minimal skills and the auto's design, not that of the harness itself. Again, the e-trailer documentation was a great assist in completing the job. The build quality of the hitch and harness were excellent and I would highly recommend e-trailer for your trailer towing accessory needs.



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2013 Kia Soul

I was really surprised at how easy this was to connect. The directions weren't too clear for me, as I don't do wiring or work on my car. The videos available from the site on YouTube walked me right through it and I was able to get it done quickly. I'd prefer an item that didn't need wiring to the battery, but I was able to get that done pretty easy too; plenty of extra wiring to get to the engine compartment, with a lot left over.



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2016 Kia Soul

The trailer wire harness was easy to install, fit right. The trailer hitch was easy to install, perfect fit. Great products, great price and instruction easy to fellow.


Comments
It was easy to install, the lenght is great, fits good
ANTHONY J - 04/04/2018


by:
2013 Kia Soul

I recently purchased the Curt Class I trailer hitch and I absolutely love it! It was easy to install exactly per the instructions. I had to jack up the rear of my 2013 Kia Soul, but that was so I had more room to work. I recommend jacking up the vehicle but please be safe and use jack stands, block the front tires and make sure the emergency brake is set. The wiring harness was a bit more of a challenge, but very much worth the effort. I found the only difficult part was routing the 12 volt power lead from the battery to the rear of the vehicle. If you are routing the wire along existing wiring, be prepared to pull trim parts off the interior and make a hole in the rubber grommet from the engine compartment to the interior. Overall great product and it fits existing tail light connectors exactly.



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One year later and the wiring harness is going strong, no issues at all.
I had a local shop do the install to replace one that [retailer] had put in, that original install lasted about 9 months before things started shorting out and causing major issues. So far so good with this one. etrailer was recommended by the garage that did the replacing and they know what they are doing with all my repairs.



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Product purchased was just as advertised , weather permitting I will install hitch ,everything came with instructions .I have installed etrailer products on past customer vehicles, with no installation problems or returns due to failures of products, thank you Dave P



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2011 Kia Soul

I received my order within three days of placing it. I took everything to hitch installation shop and they charged me $125.00 to install hitch and wiring harness. Perfect fit, looks good (for a hitch) and harness worked well. Very pleased with the service and product from etrailer. They acknowledged my order by email and kept me apprised of status including letting me know when it was delivered. I had noticed that it was sitting by my gate until I received their email and checked. Very Pleased!



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2013 Kia Soul

Love the DrawTite hitch! Its exactly what I needed. I also bought a Curt hitch mount cargo carrier. It works great for extra cargo room or for things such as my fuel jugs for my lawn equipment and other things Id rather not put inside the car. I also bought the T connector for the trailer lights and it was fairly simple to install and there was no splicing into the vehicle wiring. Shipping was fast also!


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  • Is Trailer Wiring for 2019 Kia Soul Compatible with LED Trailer Taillights
    Yes, the 4-way trailer wiring harness part # 118637 that you referenced which does fit your 2019 Kia Soul is perfectly compatible with LED trailer lights. It also fits versions of the 2019 Kia Soul that do and do not have LED taillights.
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  • What is the Preferred Way to Route Power Wire of a Powered Trailer Wiring Harness
    There are a few different ways to run the power wire of a powered trailer wiring harness like the part # 118637 that you referenced. Typically the easiest way is to run it out the floor of the vehicle through a grommet in the floor and then up to the battery using zip ties to secure the wire away from exhaust and moving parts. I attached a help article that details the different ways to run this wire for you to check out as well. I also attached an install video for this harness for you...
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  • Correct Trailer Wiring Harness for 2016 Kia Soul
    The Tow Ready # 118637 is the correct trailer wiring harness for all models of the 2016 Kia Soul. There are some vehicles that have various sub models, some of which will use LED lamps, some of which do not. Usually the taillight assemblies of the LED and Incandescent lamps will use different connectors, which is why we state With LED Lights and Without LED Lights. No worries, you have the correct wiring harness for your vehicle. You can view an install video by clicking the provided link.
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    Yes, the trailer wiring harness part # 118637 is designed to activate your trailer's brake lights when you activate the brake lights of your tow vehicle. This will plug in line with the taillight circuits of your vehicle to allow them to basically control the taillights of your trailer. Check out the install video I attached for this harness as well.
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