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Hopkins 6-Way Connector with Jacketed Cable - Trailer End - 8' Long

Hopkins 6-Way Connector with Jacketed Cable - Trailer End - 8' Long

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  • Trailer Connectors
  • Trailer End Connector
  • 6 Round
  • Plug and Lead
  • Hopkins
  • 8 Feet Long
Replace your damaged 6-way round, trailer-end connector with this new one. Durable cable covering resists damage. Lowest Prices for the best wiring from Hopkins. Hopkins 6-Way Connector with Jacketed Cable - Trailer End - 8' Long part number H20036 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Hopkins Wiring - H20036

Replace your damaged 6-way round, trailer-end connector with this new one. Durable cable covering resists damage.


Features:

  • Pre-wired, 6-way round, trailer-end connector allows you to connect your trailer to your vehicle
  • Easy-to-grip tabs allow for simple plug in and disconnect
  • Flexible cable allows for easy positioning
  • Protective cable sleeving is durable and insulated
  • Simple installation
    • Hardwire to existing trailer wiring


Specs:

  • Cable length: 8'
  • Wire gauge: 14
  • Wiring configuration:
    • White: ground wire
    • Yellow: left turn/brake light
    • Green: right turn/brake light
    • Brown: tail lights
    • Red: electric brakes
    • Black: auxiliary power
  • 90-Day limited warranty


20036 Hopkins 6-Pole Trailer Wire Connector with Jacketed Cable, 96" Long



H20036 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details H20036 Installation instructions


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




Video Transcript for Hopkins Wiring - Trailer Connectors - H20036 Review

Today we'll be reviewing part number H20036. This is the 6 way molded trailer wire connector from Hopkins. This is a pre-wired 6 way trailer connector. It's going to measure 8 feet in total length. It's got the insulator that goes around the wires to protect them from the elements. You're also going to have the easy finger pull tabs that's going to make disconnecting very easy and effortless. Here on this end you have the exposed wire ends for easy installation.

Now to go over the wiring code, the white wire's going to be our ground, the brown is going to be for our taillights, the green is going to be for right turn and break, yellow's going to be left turn and break, red is going to be for our break power, and black is going to be for our auxiliary. That's going to do it for our review for part number H20036. This is the 6 way molded trailer wire connector from Hopkins. .


Customer Reviews

Hopkins 6-Way Connector with Jacketed Cable - Trailer End - 8' Long - H20036

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (31 Customer Reviews)

Replace your damaged 6-way round, trailer-end connector with this new one. Durable cable covering resists damage.

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This is not a molded connector as advertised. It is a replacement 6way connector attached to 8ft of cable, and would cost less to build buying the parts separately! The Bargman #50-61-108 is a true molded connector if that's what you're looking for. 429416



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Good product, well built . 615944



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made real good 609798



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This is a great deal. It will replace a double cable with a molded cable with all wires in one. I am also adding a connector box , which will make a much neater connection rather than splicing the wires. Thanks for all the help. 604856



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Good quality connector. Thanks Tiffany for your help with my order. 574723



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totally satisfied with the product and very pleased with the professional counter help that I received. thanks. 570170



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very good and heavy duty, works well, t hanks 555173



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Etrailer got my part out to me faster than I expected. Very good service. 543558



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Exactly what I needed. Easy to install. 526033



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Great product made my life a lot easier. Thanks 476180



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Exactly what I ordered. Quick and effic ient. 466306



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Excellent customer service! Ordering the products on line was easy and the instruction videos and installation tips were very helpful. I received my order as promised and every thing I ordered was packaged and shipped professionally. I will definitely return to etrailer for any future purchases. Also the quality of products was excellent and the price was a lot cheaper than anywhere else I shopped, even with shipping cost. 385295



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I am happy with a product, looks very neat. Just got it in the mail and going to use it for my small self built rv trailer 365969



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good quality and good price. These folks go out of their way to see you're getting what you want. no problems. 351082



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Built a new trailer to haul my bobcat mini track loader, all products purchased from Etrailer worked great, no problems 328737



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Worked great 312961



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I like this style of plug because it is molded and is important in keeping water out of the plug. It is conveint because it has the right colored wires. I have a water tight termination box with studs that it is wired into. Once I damaged the cable so I opened up the terminal box installed eyelet lugs on the spare pigtail, and installed it in a fiew minuets. I keep a spare on hand with lugs on it so if I have an accident I can quickly replace it. I also use these on some of my smaller tow behind equipment. that's why I like this size plug it isn't real bulky. 250138



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The range of products available at etrailer is great. I know I can find anything I need for trailers and towing on their site and at a competitive price. If the item I'm working on is complicated, they have YouTubes available showing how to install the product. I receive the items I order quickly and they are always complete. Their site makes it easy to tell what I need and what I'm getting. 226025



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Great product. Good value. 224855



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Great doing web business eTrailer, fast order delivery and the part was exactly what I needed and ordered ! Thanks , Gary H 206964



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Good parts and price. 200493



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I needed to make an adapter for our stump grinder to fit some of our older trucks and you had just what I needed. 157100



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Well made and weather proof at the conn ector. 117502



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Appears well made, It will make for a clean look on this horse trailer. Product was packaged and shipped fast plus good communication. That means a lot to me. 115835



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Product was much better than I expected. Top quality at a reasonable price and fast delivery too. I recommend etrailer to anybody looking for quality, helpful assistance, selection and availability of trailer parts and accessories. Thanks etrailer!! 90603



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Just as described and shipped fast. No pictures but easily replaced the damaged part in minutes. 78353



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Hard to find 6 wire and this was an easy way to get the lenght I needed and the 6 wire connector already installed on one end. 41022



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Very high quality. Much less than the local shops and stores that stock a lower quality product. Fast delivery time. Geat job guys 33977



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Product arrived as described. Shipping was great, had it in a couple days. Would do business again and recomend to anyone! Great product, great price, great customer service! 27252



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Product us what I expected when I ordered it and it arrived in good shape and on time. 12187



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great looking piece will make a differance on down time 9285


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  • It definitely sounds like someone has done some alternate wiring. I've attached an article on trailer wiring to help, but you will have to go off of the functions listed instead of the colors as the colors may have been changed around. It sounds like your running lights are connected to your trailer brake wire on the trailer. I recommend using a circuit tester with an incandescent light like # PTW2993, to work through each function of your connection with your trailer. I've attached...
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  • It appears you are using a breakaway style battery for your trailer power. If this is correct, you will still need the breakaway battery separate by law, but you can absolutely add a larger battery (often deep cycle) to your trailer. To add that larger standard 12V trailer battery, you will need a location to house it. If you don't already have a location, then I recommend the NOCO Snap-Top Battery Box with Strap for Group 24 to Group 31 Batteries - Vented # 329-HM318BKS. Then you will...
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  • Installing 7-Way Trailer Plug on Trailer with Electric Brakes
  • I recommend the Hopkins 7-way molded trailer wire connector # H20044. It will measure 6-feet long and provide you the functions required for your electric brakes. If you prefer a longer connector, the same item is available in an 8 foot length as part # H20036 or an 11 foot length as part # HM20048. Please note that the color codes on these molded connectors are different from those usually found on a trailer. The wiring code is on each of the product pages. If you don't have some...
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  • Replacing a 6-Way Trailer Connector on a Rockwood XL 1280 Pop Up Trailer
  • It sounds to me like the previous owner did not wire his home made trailer connector properly. If the trailer came with a 6-way connector, then that means there are two additional wires coming from the 6-way connector for the trailer brakes and, most likely, an auxiliary power source. If you are not worried about supplying power to the trailer brakes or auxiliary power source, then I would first recommend checking your local laws to see if brakes are required on your trailer. Some states...
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  • 7-Way Recommendation for Trailer to Install Reverse Light Circuit
  • Since you have a 7-way on your 2007 Toyota Tundra the best solution is going to be to replace the connector on your trailer with a matching 7-way like part # H20046 and then run the yellow wire of the 7-way to the reverse lights. Whenever possible we try to avoid adapters as they end up being just another component that can potentially cause a problem. The simpler the approach to wiring the better.
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  • Adding a 7-Way Trailer Connector, Junction Box, and LED Lights to a Trailer
  • I think adding a 7-Way and a junction box and not to mention LED lights are great ideas! If you are going to replace all of those items, you may as well go the all out and replace all of the trailer wiring as well. Starting with a trailer side 7-Way connector you can use # H20042 which is 3 feet long. It doesn't have to be long though because it is going to the junction box. Speaking of junction boxes you can use # 38656. I have included a picture showing how it can be wired up and...
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  • Will the Hopkins 6-Way Trailer Connector Work With the Hopkins Endurance 6-Way Socket
  • The Hopkins Trailer Connector, # H20036, will work with the Hopkins Endurance 6-Way Socket, # HM48420. One thing to keep in mind when using these two items is to make sure that you wire the Endurance socket so that it is compatible with the 6-way trailer connector. There are two different ways to wire a 6-way trailer connector and the main difference is the location of the brake control wire and the 12 volt power wire. I have attached a photo that shows how you should wire the Endurance...
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  • How To Wire A 6-Pole Vehicle Connector To Charge And Maintain The Auxiliary Battery On A Trailer
  • To wire the center pole on your vehicles 6-Way connector to charge or maintain the battery on your trailer you will want to run a length of 10 gauge wire, # 10-1-1, with an inline 40 amp circuit breaker, # PK54540, from the center pole of the 6-Way vehicle connector to the positive side of your vehicles battery. Using a inline fuse on the trailer side while not required, would protect your vehicle from any problems associated with the wire or the battery on the trailer side. The center...
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  • Which Trailer Wiring Connector Has a Pin for Reverse Lights
  • In order to add reverse lights to a trailer would would need to have a 7-Way on the trailer, like # 50-67-008, and a 7-Way on the vehicle. On the vehicle side, if you are looking at the back of the 7-Way where the wires connect, the reverse light circuit is the center pin. It will need to connect to a reverse light wire behind one of the vehicle tail lights. On the trailer side the matching pin is again the center pin. So from that pin, you would route wire to reverse lights. Reverse...
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  • Parts Needed to Completely Re-Wire 20-Foot Cattle Trailer with Light and Reflectors
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  • Availability of Trailer Side 6-Way with 20 Foot Lead
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  • Yes, you would be able to install a battery on your horse trailer, and power the lights when the trailer is not connected to the truck. What you will want to do is run the power wire, typically the Black wire, on the trailer connector and connect it to the positive battery terminal. You will want to ground the battery to the trailer frame, and then run the power wires for the lights to the positive battery terminal. Each light assembly should be grounded to a clean metal surface. You...
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