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Roadmaster 4-Diode Universal Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - 7-Way to 6-Wire Hybrid Cord

Roadmaster 4-Diode Universal Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - 7-Way to 6-Wire Hybrid Cord

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Perfect for tow bars with built-in channels, this complete kit includes everything you need to connect your RV's tail, brake, and turn signal lights to your towed car. Diodes prevent feedback and wire your car to operate as a combined system. Lowest Prices for the best tow bar wiring from Roadmaster. Roadmaster 4-Diode Universal Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - 7-Way to 6-Wire Hybrid Cord part number RM-152-1676-7 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Roadmaster Tow Bar Wiring - RM-152-1676-7

  • Diode Kit
  • Splices into Vehicle Wiring
  • Roadmaster
  • Universal
  • 30 Foot Long Harness

Perfect for tow bars with built-in channels, this complete kit includes everything you need to connect your RV's tail, brake, and turn signal lights to your towed car. Diodes prevent feedback and wire your car to operate as a combined system.


Features:

  • Complete wiring kit lets you connect your RV's tail, brake, and turn signal lights to your towed vehicle's lighting system
    • Wires towed car as a combined lighting system so that brake and turn signals travel along same wire
  • Diodes prevent electrical feedback and the damage it can cause to your car's electrical components
  • 7-Wire to 6-wire adapter cord allows you to run power from your RV to your towed vehicle
    • Hybrid cord is ideal for all-terrain tow bars and other tow bars that have channel guides
    • Coiled end connects to RV and prevents cord from dragging and tangling
    • Straight end connects to towed vehicle and is ideal for tow bars with channel guides
  • 6-Way socket wires to harness and mounts on towed car with included bracket
  • Sturdy, durable construction
    • Powder coated aluminum casings protect diodes from corrosion
    • Electrical cord resists water, oil and chemicals
    • Silicone-injected plugs prevent corrosion
  • Kit includes:
    • 4 Hy-Power diodes
    • Wiring harness
    • 7-Way to 6-way adapter cord
    • 6-Way socket with mounting bracket
    • Wire connectors
    • Cable ties
    • 1 Ring terminal
    • 3' Long plastic loom
  • Brake light relay (RM-88400 - sold separately) may be required if used with supplemental braking system
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


Specs:

  • Maximum amperage: 85 amps
  • Maximum voltage: 24 volts
  • Adapter cord length: 8'
    • Wire gauge: 16
  • Wiring harness length: 30'


Note: For applications that have separate lighting, this kit will cause your brake lights to function as both brake and turn signal lights. A wiring converter (118158 - sold separately) and 2 additional diodes will be needed if you want to retain separate turn and brake signals.


Separate vs. Combined Lighting Systems

Some automobiles operate on a 3-wire system, wherein the brake signal and the turn signals travel along different wires to illuminate different lights. (Typically, these vehicles have amber turn signals.) This is referred to as a "separate lighting system". When you hook up for flat towing using this kit, your towed car's lighting system will operate in a combined fashion regardless of whether it typically has combined or separate lighting. This means that the brake and turn signals sent by your RV to your towed car will be carried on a single wire. As a result, your car's brake lights will do the flashing for the turn signals. Your vehicle will still function as designed when not hooked up to your RV.


Diode Wiring Diagram

Diode Wiring Diagram

Diode Wiring Diagram

Diode Wiring Diagram

Do You Need a Brake Light Relay?

Because this kit wires your vehicle as a combined system, a brake light relay (RM-88400 - sold separately) may be required if you use a supplemental braking system with your towing setup. A supplemental braking system depresses the brake pedal in your towed car every time you apply the brakes in your RV. So, if your towed car's brake lights illuminate when the brake pedal is pressed and the engine is off - as is the case when towing - then you need to install a relay to ensure that the lights on your towed car always act in accordance with the signals sent by your RV via the wiring harness. Without a relay, the brake signal from your towed car will override the turn signal sent by your RV when you slow down to make turns, creating a potential hazard.



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Customer Reviews

Roadmaster 4-Diode Universal Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - 7-Way to 6-Wire Hybrid Cord - RM-152-1676-7

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (12 Customer Reviews)

Perfect for tow bars with built-in channels, this complete kit includes everything you need to connect your RV's tail, brake, and turn signal lights to your towed car. Diodes prevent feedback and wire your car to operate as a combined system.

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So far so good. Self installed on 2018 Ford F150. RV side was a breeze. Written instructions are weak. The truck side included economy wiring kit which required cutting tailight and brakelight wires in order to tap diods into lines. If doing it again, I would order the Hopkins custom wiring kit HM56009. It doesn't require cutting wires. It plugs into factory connections.



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Wow!!! So very impressed with this company!!’ Haley helped me by phone make sure everything I ordered was right for my RV and Smartcar (tow bar, base plate, battery shutoff and wiring). It came quick and the quality of the products (Blue Ox) are outstanding. Highly recommend this company!! Thank you for helping me!!



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Excellent help and support from Jane.



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    While you do have a separate taillight setup since your turn signals are on a different circuit from your stoplights you can still wire up your 2020 Ram 1500 for tow bar wiring like a combined circuit and it will work just fine and be totally legal. The red bulbs of your stoplights would just blink with the turn signals like a combined vehicle. The # RM-152-1676-7 that you referenced comes with everything you'd need so it would be the best overall setup and would work great too with the...
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    We don't recommend attaching wiring sockets to base plate kits directly since that would normally require drilling into it and would void the warranty. The part # RM-152-1676-7 comes with a bracket that we would recommend you attach to the bottom of the bumper of your vehicle. I believe you have a Jeep Wrangler so I attached an install video for this kit on a similar 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.
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  • Parts Needed to Install Tow Bar Wiring on Vehicle Towed on Tow Dolly
    You'd need the tow bar diode wiring kit part # RM-152-1676-7 installed on your 2018 Honda Pilot Touring and then an additional 7-way socket wired into your motorhome wiring like with the # PK11998 and the socket # PK11893 and you'd be set. You'd need to use the harness to tap into the correct circuits of your 7-way wiring to do this.
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  • jFlat Towing 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited behind 2020 Holiday Rambler Motorhome
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  • Base Plates for 2021 GMC Canyon Diesel Without Adaptive Cruise Control & Blue Ox Tow Bar
    We do have base plates that you can use with your 2021 GMC Canyon with a diesel engine and no adaptive cruise control, as well as tow bar wiring. The correct base plates for your truck are from Demco: - Demco Tabless Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # DM9519319 These base plates will ensure your Canyon keeps it's clean look due to their removable arms, and they are compatible with a Blue Ox tow bar like the Blue Ox Avail # BX7420, for example, but will require an adapter, the Adapter...
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  • Tow Bar Wiring for 1997 Honda CR-V
    To flat tow your 1997 Honda CR-V the wiring kit you'd want the Roadmaster Diode kit part # RM-152-1676-7 which wires into CR-V and allows you to control the taillights. It comes with the wiring that runs across the tow bar to attach to the motorhome connector as well. The kit you referenced is for attaching to a trailer.
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    When installing the Demco Air Force One on a new vehicle we actually have the second vehicle kit part # SM99209 which comes with everything needed for just the new vehicle. You most likely could take the tow bar lighting kit from the old vehicle and install on the new Traverse but otherwise you could go with # RM-152-1676-7 for a new diode setup with everything needed. This would work great with the Blue Ox base plate you are planning on getting part # BX1734 and Blue Ox tow bar like...
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    There are few items you are going to need to flat tow your 2019 Mini Cooper behind your 2020 Tiffin Wayfarer. The following is what you will need to set the vehicle up: Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Item # BX1312. This base plate is a custom fit base plate. Steele construction and attaches to the chassis of the vehicle to provide a solid connection point for the tow bar. It is compatible with the Mini Cooper convertible and convertible S. It has removable tabs so the front of the vehicle looks...
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