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Curt Upgraded Circuit Protected Powered Tail Light Converter w Hardwire Kit and Tester - 4-Pole Flat

Curt Upgraded Circuit Protected Powered Tail Light Converter w Hardwire Kit and Tester - 4-Pole Flat

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Curt Wiring - C59496


Features:

  • Adapts separate turn and stop lights (3-wire system) to a (2-wire system) on trailer
  • Works with domestic and import vehicles
  • Virtually eliminates draw on vehicle tail light circuit
  • Potted enclosure resists water and vibration
  • Protects against overvolt, ESD, and short-circuits
  • No HD flasher required
  • Battery powered and circuit protected
  • Surface Mount Technology (SMT)
  • Does work with vehicles that have LED tail lights
    • Will work with trailers that have LED tail lights
  • Includes a powered converter wiring kit, a circuit tester, and (4) Quick splices to aid in installation
    • Also includes 4-pole trailer connector cover


Specs:

  • Pigtail length: 17" long
  • 4-Pole trailer connector length: 58" long from converter box
  • Amperage allowance:
    • 3.0 amps per turn/brake
    • 6.0 amps for taillight function


Warning: Overloading circuit can cause fires. Do not exceed product rating or tow vehicle's lamp load rating, whichever is lower. Read vehicle owner's manual and instruction sheet for additional information.


Surface Mount Technology (SMT) is a method for constructing electrical circuits where components are mounted onto the surface of printed circuit boards.



56496 Curt Circuit Protected Powered Converter w/ SMT

55151 Powered Converter Wiring Kit

48705 Circuit Tester

Replaces 56146KIT



C59496 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details C59496 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2008 - 2009 BMW 1 Series

2015 - 2015 Mazda 2

2015 - 2015 Mazda 2

1994 - 1998 BMW 3 Series

1984 - 2010 BMW 3 Series

2003 - 2009 Toyota 4Runner

1984 - 2019 BMW 5 Series

2019 - 2019 Fiat 500

2004 - 2005 BMW 6 Series

1984 - 2001 BMW 7 Series

1985 - 1992 Volvo 740 Series

1985 - 1992 Volvo 740 Series

1984 - 1990 Volvo 760 Series

1983 - 1990 Volvo 760 Series

1988 - 1990 Volvo 780 Series

1987 - 1991 Sterling 825

1987 - 1991 Sterling 827

1993 - 1997 Volvo 850 Series

2005 - 2006 Saab 9-2X

2005 - 2006 Saab 9-2X

2006 - 2011 Saab 9-3

1999 - 2009 Saab 9-5

1979 - 1998 Saab 900

1986 - 1998 Saab 9000

1977 - 1988 Porsche 924

1991 - 1995 Volvo 940 Series

1991 - 1995 Volvo 940 Series

1982 - 1991 Porsche 944

1991 - 1997 Volvo 960 Series

1991 - 1997 Volvo 960 Series

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Video of Curt Upgraded Circuit Protected Powered Tail Light Converter w Hardwire Kit and Tester - 4-Pole Flat


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Curt Wiring - Trailer Connectors - C59496 Review

Speaker 1: Today, we're going to take a look at the Curt Upgraded Four-Way Flat Circuit-Protected Powered Light Tail Converter, with the hard wire kit and the circuit tester. Now this part will adapt separate turn and stop lights, which is a three-wire system, to a combined two-wire system on the trailer. It is designed to work with many domestic and import vehicles. What I would recommend is to go to our website, use our fit guide, put in your year model vehicle, and it will show if this will work for your application.This will virtually eliminate draw on your vehicle tail-light circuit. It is a potted enclosure, which will resist water and vibration, protects against over-voltage, ESD, and short-circuits, and there's no heavy-duty flasher required. It is powered by the vehicle's battery.

It's circuit protected, does use surface-mount technology, and that's a method for constructing your electrical circuits, where components are mounted onto the surface of the printed circuit boards.This kit will work with vehicles that have LED tail lights and will work with trailers that have LED tail lights. It includes everything shown here on the table, a four-way powered tail light converter kit with all the installation hardware, nice set of detailed instructions on how to install everything. This section here is the powered converter wiring kit. This is the hard wire kit. This will provide the extra wire needed and the fuse holder, to be run to your vehicle's battery to power the lights on the trailer.

And it also comes with the circuit tester to test all the circuits on your installation.A few specs on this, the amperage is three amps per brake and turn circuit, and six amps for the tail light function circuit. But that should do it for the review on the Curt Upgraded Four-Way Flat Circuit-Protected Powered Tail Light Converter with the hard wire kit and the circuit tester.


Customer Reviews

Curt Upgraded Circuit Protected Powered Tail Light Converter w Hardwire Kit and Tester - 4-Pole Flat - C59496

Average Customer Rating:  4.3 out of 5 stars   (4 Customer Reviews)


- C59496
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2018 Honda Civic

Wonderful directions, and easy install. I have done this a few times many years ago, but I am not a electrician!! 555034



- C59496
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2004 Dodge Sprinter

converter and flat 4 wiring was fine. for my application, the green RH turn signal wire was over 2 feet too short to cross from one tail light to the other. really, add 3 ft to the wire, much less hassle. the power wire from battery to converter is ALSO TOO SHORT, by more than 5 feet. Since that part of the kit is really only the fuse holder and the wire, this was a waste of money. NOT AT ALL WHAT I WOULD CALL A UNIVERSAL FIT. 575011


Comments

This wiring harness part C59496 is considered a universal fit because it is not a plug and play custom fit application. It can be hardwired into many different vehicles. If you needed extra wire for your vehicle, I recommend part # DW02412-1
14 Gauge Primary Wire - Yellow - per Foot
$0.65
for extra 14 gauge wire.

-- Heather A - 10/27/2018

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- C59496
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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class

Contains all you need to make this work. Used it on my 2017 GLE350 that has LED tail lights using combined brake and signal lights. Figuring out the correct wires to connect to was a bit trial and error. Running the wire from the module to the fuse box below the rear passenger seat took some time as well. But the setup works without a problem. Wires: Brake (red): connect to ground. Lights (brown): right tail light, white with blue tracer. Right turn: right tail light, gray/black wire Left turn: left tail light, gray/black wire. Ground: at rear of the car, between tail light and spare wheel well. 12V power: below rear passenger seat, using the big screw connector/cable visible there. Good luck! 604471



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by:

Works as advertised, installed on my 1998 Corvette. Don't rely on double faced tape to secure the control module (don't ask me how I know....lol). 625346


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