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Roadmaster Universal Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit

Roadmaster Universal Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit

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2009 Jeep Compass - Roadmaster Universal Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit

  • Diode Kit
  • Splices into Vehicle Wiring
  • Roadmaster
  • Universal
  • Tail Light Mount

Diode Kit allows you to use your Jeep Compass's tail lights and wiring system while preventing feedback from your RV. 4-Pole flat loop included to connect RV to towed car.


Features:

  • Connects your RV's tail, brake and turn signal lights to your towed car's lighting system
  • Works with 2-wire and 3-wire lighting systems
    • 2-Wire systems (aka combined) have the stop and turn signal sent along the same wire
    • 3-Wire systems (aka separated) have the stop and turn signals sent along different wires (typically indicated by amber turn signals)
  • Prevents electrical feedback and the damage it can cause to your vehicle's electrical components
  • Kit includes:
    • (4) Hy-Power diodes
    • Molded 4-wire electrical cords - 30' long
    • Power cord - 6' long
    • 4-Way flat wire connectors for both the vehicle and RV
      • If RV has a 3-wire system (and is not already wired for a trailer connector) a converter is required (RM-732 - sold separately)
    • Ring terminal
    • Plastic loom - 3' long


Specs:

  • Max amperage: 85 amps
  • Max voltage: 24 volts


Note: For applications that have separate lighting, this kit will cause your brake lights to function as both brake and turn lights. Wiring converter kit (154-792-118158) can be purchased instead if you want to retain separate turn and brake signals.


Diode Wiring Diagram

Diode Wiring Diagram

Diode Wiring Diagram

Diode Wiring Diagram



154 Roadmaster Universal Wiring Kit with 4 Hy-Power Diodes






Customer Reviews

Roadmaster Universal Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit - RM-154

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (209 Customer Reviews)

Diode Kit allows you to use your vehicle's tail lights and wiring system while preventing feedback from your RV. 4-Pole flat loop included to connect RV to towed car.

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2009 Chevrolet Cobalt

Received wiring within 3 days, included instructions and resource phone #s for help if needed. We will use them again when needed. 152248


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Great. No problems.

JOANNE B - 09/20/2015

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Kia

Installation on 2018 Kia Soul 486230



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2015 Jeep Wrangler

As always great customer service and delivery. I would highly recommend e trailer for all towing needs, and other products they sell. 206606


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I got rid of a dolly to go with towbar, best thing Ive done so much easier to hook up and unhook than a dolly. Great product and great customer service cant beat that plus great prices.

William D - 06/22/2016

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2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Although I am commenting on this product, I actually would like to comment on the following products. I purchased a brake system, tow bar, base plates and wire harness from etrailer. All of my orders were filled in a timely manner. When I reached out for technical assistance, the advisors were readily accessible. All of the products were installed by me. All of the products were very easy to install by using the video and instructions. 337853



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I have not installed it yet but think it will be ok for what I am l needing. 223019


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Works like a charm. Was very easy to install and would buy another one if I ever need one down the road.

wiring k - 08/30/2016

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2014 Jeep Wrangler

I haven't installed this yet. But I know etrailer video will be of great help. 165408


Comments

So so had trouble with the connecters unplugging from the deodes. Not enough slack on my part

dave t - 12/12/2015

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2009 Smart fortwo

I installed the wiring harness yesterday and it took about 4 hours. Thats actually 4 hours of work, in reality it was more like 6 hours but most of the time was trying to figure out how to route the wiring which is not the fault of the harness. Everything worked as advertised with no gotchya's or any issues which was really surprising. I installed it on a 2009 Smart fortwo Passion which I am towing behind my motorhome. My advice for anyone using this is take your time, read the directions carefully before you start and follow them step by step and you should have no issues. 281855


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Weve put about 15,000 miles on the MHcar since installing the wiring harness and have no issues what so ever which when towing is a very welcome relief. I am very happy with your product and would highly recommend it.

Dave V - 12/12/2017

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2018 Ford Focus

Received ahead of projected delivery da te 573204



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Jeep Wrangler

I used this for a Jeep Wrangler, probably one of the easier applications. etrailer cautions us to ensure the ground is proper, and I can confirm this. While I found the proper wires using voltage, the gound I used had too much resistance to allow for proper functioning. It took several hours to track it down. But no doubt, when the electical system gives what appears to be impossible data, it is always the ground. I hooked to the proper ground and it works like a charm. I do recommend using heat shrink tubing on the spade connectors. Also I mounted the four flat connector to the bumper. Curt brackets do not fit the connectors in this package without serious modifications. 192669



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This isn't the first time I've installed a wiring harness and this one was a nice one (I thought). But I am having problems with the right light (both brake and running light). I've tried calling and talking to your customer support with no answer! I've found if I turn on my lights, at least the running lights all work (but not the brake light or turn signal). I'm thinking it's a grounding problem, but haven't been able to fix it so may have to try someone else's wiring harness. 608773


Comments

If you click the provided link below, you can see an install video showing this wiring harness system being installed on a 2015 Jeep Cherokee. If you continue to have problems, please call our Customer Service folks at 800-298-8924.

-- Mike L - 02/28/2019

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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Work as discribed. The first time for me to use the universal kit and was a little worried about the outcome but I followed the instructions and it works great. The hardest part was routing the wire around the front end area. Wire was just enough, I recommend starting at the front end and route the wire on the passenger side. This is the side of the motorhomes 7 pin plug. Remember to stay away from the exhaust (on most trucks as mine is a Chevy 1500). Product was received within 3 days of purchase which works for me. I give Etrailer 2 thumps up for great service once again. 511182



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Saturn Relay

everything went well except i was told that i did not need the brake relay kit and i do. We got it wired ready to leave to go back home and found out we did need the brake relay and when i called to order it they were out of stock so delayed our trip. 540131



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Installation was relatively straightforward, and the necessary parts were included in the kit. The installation is not technically difficult, but gaining access to some the wiring was somewhat irritating because of the assembly techniques used in modern vehicles. Be prepared for somewhat tedious digging around to get to the wires, and pull enough slack to work with them. Once again, a few extra plastic automotive fasteners and automotive cable fasteners came in handy. They're available at a decent hardware store or Home Depot-like store. 63823



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2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

A bit disappointed to be truthful. This is a generic wiring kit with diodes and wire, not Jeep specific. I am totally qualified to install and did without any problems, pretty much had to figure out the color codes myself for the JEEP lights. The real issue is the lack of any wiring for the license plate lights, required in California and pretty sure nationwide. This is a challenge that is not addressed in the kit. I had to pull access panels off, find and trace the wires, install my own diodes and wire as none are provided for this light in the kit. The basic kit is nice but the lack of provisions for the license plate light are a real drawback and not easily solved. 584025



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2016 Jeep Wrangler

Great experience, quick shipping, excellent video and instructional references to go along with the products. I did the installation of the product myself and without the text and instructional video's there is no way I would have been 100% successful. These are the extra value add things that make the difference when shopping with etrailer, I will be a return customer. I am using this product with my 2016 Jeep Wrangler towed by a 2014 Fleetwood Bounder motorhome. 339287



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Product wroked great, installed easily, excellent customer service from Etrailer 725054



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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Install was very easy except for the short wires on my Jeep, which is not the fault of this product. I ended up about 2 feet short when I ran the wiring to the other tail light, added some wire I had in the garage to complete the project. The directions did say to cut one end off but leave 3 feet of wire to be used on the motorhome, that's where I came out short. Tested after install and everything works fine. Now I have a clean. Professional look with my tow vehicle and don't need those magnet mounted lights any more 720865



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2011 Chevrolet HHR

Item came very quickly, in good shape, and just as advertised. 718530



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2001 Ram 2500

Just what I needed for my 2001 chevy 2500 so I could pull behind my motor home. Thank you 718367



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Customer service is 100 percent. Olivia knew about everything I needed and reminded me of something I forgot I needed. She shipped my parts overnight and they were on my porch first thing this morning. I will ALWAYS recommend etrailer to anyone that ask. 715011



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Great product and easy to install. Still working great 714615



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2015 Cadillac SRX

exactly what I ordered and super fast s hipping! 713845



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2019 Jeep Wrangler

A great product from a retailer who provides great installation videos! You can't go wrong with etrailer! 703994



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Easy order. Fast delivery. Rigging up a toad. Pictures to come.......... Maybe. 696732



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Great product used it for over a year and was very easy to install 683937



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Easy install on 2017 rubicon. Used on a previous tow vehicle and wanted to use again as the previous one worked flawlessly behind motorhome. E trailer makes the selection for product fit very easy and for me has made the whole process seamless. Videos are very helpful and accurate. 683800



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2012 Dodge Ram Pickup

The Roadmaster Tow Bar Wiring I purchased works great and was reasonably easy to install on my 2012 Dodge Ram 3500. It is a great product at a decent price and I would highly recommend it. Thanks guys. 683235



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Good prouct. 682692



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Quick delivery even with regular ups Much better than [competing brands] three ring circus There just missing elephants to parade around the parking lot I’ll you know how everything works out Thanks Barry Carmichael 682420



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2010 Dodge Ram Pickup

I installed the kit today. It came as advertised. Good product and would buy it again. 671992



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Great product! follow the video & instructions and it’s easy. 671590



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Ms Lisa D has helped me fining the correct parts needed for my tow bar installation, and she been very courteous and extremely friendly. 671466



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Fast shipping and great directions on line Etrailer is our super store 669033



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Great product worked very well. I hear shrinked all connections including the connections at the diodes. I had a corrosion issue with a previous install. Everything worked with no issues. 666669



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2018 Ford F-150

I installed all the products that were purchased from etrailer.com with the assistance of the videos. It was helpful and it saved me from having to pay someone to do the work for me. etrailer.com is a great website to purchase all one's needs for towing equipment. Thank You 665681



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This is the second time I've bought products to flat tow a truck behind our motor home .Parts came within 3 days of ordering ,everything in good order should work out as before, good instructions, parts look good, great company excellent to work with, easy to get a hold of for help with questions. 665175



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Wire kit has been working good for a year now. 659226



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Great kit to wire up your brake lights for flat towing. 658120



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Great to set up my braking system for flat towing. 659223



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Fantastic to work with and product arrived when it was expected. Thanks so much 641601



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Everything is doing very good. 635112



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Saturn Relay

I understand the newest system incorporates a relay for the brake light- turn signal override issue. I wish I had it instead of the one I installed, which required more work and is more complex in design and install. 620203



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Thank you great service 610029



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Product / service ....meets expectation s. 607132



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Arrived on time well packed. Would do business with again. 603781



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Works perfectly. Easy installation and clear instructions. 601322



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Great knowledgable assistance great price fast shipping thanks to lori 592369



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Excellent our towing gear has been great. This is our second time and have equipped two different vehicles. All arrived on time and were installed without any difficulties.i recommend this company 591707



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Great product Excellent service Arrived before estimation. 590843



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Great and fast service good job 588306


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  • For your Jeep Wrangler JL, I recommend starting with the Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit # RM-521450-5. This kit has removable arms to give you a very clean look when not flat towing your Jeep, and also gives you a clean connection to your tow bar when towing behind your motorhome. For your tow bar, I recommend the Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar w/ LED Lights # RM-676. This tow bar comes with the integrated safety cables and the wiring to link your motorhome's 7-way...
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  • The Roadmaster Nighthawk # RM-676 is an excellent tow bar choice. It is indeed compatible with the EZ5 base plates, # RM-524431-5, for your 2017 Ford F-150. Since the tow bar comes with safety cables you will not need to add any of those to your order. Lighting kit # RM-154 will also work with the truck. This lighting kit uses 4-Way flat connectors so to use it with the 6-Way end on the tow bar's wiring you will also need connector # RM-910030-7 to mount to the front of the truck. Then...
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