Pollak HD, 7-Pole Round Pin Connector w/Cable Guard

Pollak HD, 7-Pole Round Pin Connector w/Cable Guard

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Pollak Wiring - PK11702


  • Heavy Duty Standard 7-Way Plug with Cable Guard
  • Material: Zinc Die-Cast
  • Voltage Rating: 6-28 Volts
  • Current Rating: 40 Continuous Duty Amp

PK11702 Pollak HD 7-Pole Round Trailer Connector





Video of Pollak HD, 7-Pole Round Pin Connector w/Cable Guard


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




Video Transcript for Pollak HD 7-Pole Round Pin Connector Installation

Today, on our trailer we'll be installing the Pollak heavy duty, seven pull, round pin connector with Cable Guard, part number PK11702. Now, we already have our seven way wiring coming off our junction box. As well as, already having stripped some wire back that we'll be connecting our new seven-pin connector to. To begin with, we'll need to take the small set screw, as well as the relief strain screw loose to remove the center portion of the seven pin connector. We'll go ahead and pull out the center portion, as this is where we'll be connecting our wires. We're going to go ahead and show you a comparison of what was on the customer's trailer already. We'll be rewiring it exactly how the customer had it.

Now, depending on your truck's wiring your wiring may be in a little bit different order or the colors will go to some different locations on the back of the seven way. You'll want to test your vehicle using a test light, so you know which pin does which function. We'll go ahead and match each wire color for color with how the customer's trailer was already wired. Now, you will notice that the new plug we'll be adding a yellow wire in, as the old wiring on the customer's trailer only had a six wire plug and this new plug is a seven wire plug. Now, our extra yellow wire will actually go in the center, in between the green and the red wire, and just below the blue wire, which, is actually the very center wire on this plug. Now, that we have the wires connected to the new plug let's go over what our functions do on our particular trailer. The white wire is the ground wire.

The blue wire is the electric brake wire. The black wire is the 12 volt hot wire. The red wire is the left turn and stop. The brown wire is the right turn and stop. The green wire is the taillights, or the running lights and the yellow wire is the auxiliary. Now, we're ready to put the center portion of the plug back into the housing.

We'll simply pull the center portion back down into the housing, lining up the set screw hole. Next, we'll put the set screw back into place and then, we'll tighten down the cable release screw that helps keep the cable in place. With that done, that's all there is to it to installing the new Pollak heavy duty, seven pull, round pin connector with Cable Guard, part number PK11702. .


Customer Reviews

Pollak HD, 7-Pole Round Pin Connector w/Cable Guard - PK11702

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (39 Customer Reviews)


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Bought to replace the plug that came on my new Bush Hog 1812 that I hook to a Kubota M6040 . The plastic plug was damaged during a hookup of the mower. The Pollak replacement plug with the spring cord guard if far superior in construction. The coil guard protects the area that was initially cut. Extremely easy to install. The videos from the company are very helpful. The red wire on the Bush Hog goes to the Green wire hookup on the new plug. On farm equipment there is always some variations. 516250



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Dear E trailer. Your pigtail was an excellent replacement for my Father's semi-truck. The existing plastic one was cracked and could have shorted out. The delivery was a day early and the online bills were easy to read and copy. Right now I wouldn't change a thing. Thank You. Jorge Hernandez 330995



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I bought this as part of a rewriting project for my 77 Airstream Tradewind. What can I say - it works and it was easy to install. I've never made one of these before but after following some instructions online my problems were all fixed and I had lights and brakes. FYI, if you are using this for a 77 Airstream like myself you will need to connect the wires from the tow vehicle to this connector according to color with three exceptions: The yellow wire from the tow vehicle goes to the black connector on this plug. The black wire from the tow vehicle goes to the blue connector on this plug. The blue wire from the tow vehicle goes to the yellow connector on this plug. If the above doesn't make sense to you now (like it didn't to me) it will make perfect sense once you have this item in your hand. One more note about my installation - I had two problems that I was trying to solve with this. The first is that I had an "SH" meaning a short circuit in my brake lines. This same error showed up no matter what tow vehicle or what brake controller was connected. The second problem is that my running lights would not work on my camper, however when you connected my camper to another tow vehicle using my old 7 pin plug the lights did work. Strange, but we verified that the problem was not in my tow vehicle so the only option would be this 7 pin connector was somehow not working correctly. For what it's worth, the running lights would work on a 1999 Suburban and a 1997 Tahoe, but would not work on my 2004 Suburban. Anyways, I figured that I would at least try to use this item to make a new connector before taking it in for service and lo and behold once I got everything hooked up it all worked perfectly (the brakes and all of the lights now work). I couldn't be happier. 78106


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As a followup one year later, I am still VERY pleased with this connector. It still works absolutely perfectly without any issues. It turns out that my lighting issue was NOT the old connector that I had after all, but was an issue internal to the Airstream fuse panel. Ive since fixed that super easy to fix once the problem was identified but still this connector seems much more durable than the one that it replaced. I would buy this again if I ever need another one though judging from how it looks I dont think this one will ever go bad.

Andrew C - 04/28/2014

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We had a truck that had a male side of this particular plug. We also had a trailer that needed to be wired up with the female side. etrailer had the parts we were looking for. Purchase was easy and the part fit nicely. Wiring was simple we just printed the PDF file easily found online. We did have to do some simple trouble shooting as our old connector had a 5 wire system but we figured it out. We've bought other trailer items from etrailer and have always been happy with fast service and fair pricing. 445756


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After a year installed have had zero problems excellent product!

Luke D - 10/24/2018

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Great product and fast shipping. 634666



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great deal on this and other trailer excessorries I have bought from here. 629601



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Quick delivery and products as advertised. Thanks! 617568



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Works Great 617121



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Excellent product. I needed this item to connect a skid winch to my tractor. It's extremely durable and was easy to install. I'm very satisfied with the product and the service. 582969



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All wired up and works fine. Thanks! 576432



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Great place 569350



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Used these to replace the plastic connectors on my tractor trailer 7-way cable. I'm extremely happy with my purchase. They were very easy to install, and I don't feel like I'm going to break my connector everytime I unplug my trailer. 566679



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Product was exactly what I wanted and the delivery time was very fast. thanks - 505631



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Product as described at a fair price. Quick order processing and prompt delivery 492689



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Best 7 Pole pin connector out there!!!! !!! 485387



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Nice heavy plug, old style like construction workers typically use. 470896



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Well built product 465822



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Order came really fast but ordered the wrong one so now have to try sending it back...... 463673



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Great Made Product. 440870



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Everything as it should be. Job well done by etrailer. 426163



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Great product!!! Well built and strong! 371842



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Good product and was shipped fast. 348632



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Great price to keep a spare handy 334026



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Dependable, quality product and excellent customer service. 329538



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Shipped quick, great price. Well built, installed 1 today no issues, other 5 are for stock or other trailers. Will continue to buy from you. Thanks. 316463



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Perfect product. Would come back to you guys again 303134



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Exactly what I ordered, prompt delivery 294008



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Excellent product used on gooseneck flatbed trailer, lots of turning of45 degrees or more. The wire bundle holds great with all the movements. 274738



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have not installed it yet, much nicer than plastic ones. Should last years of daily use. 264559



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Plug seems to work fine.. 251131



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Product was everything I needed, top qu ality 239879



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Great connector, well built, sturdy, and easy to install. 219655



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As ordered 211567



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Received both parts very fast. Will be ordering from you agian. 184209



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It was exactly what I wanted. Excellent shipping. 162467



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Not plastic. Tough metal. Big spring keeps your wires alive much longer. Fine product 106854



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All products are Code 4. Delivery was when it was supposed to be delivered. This is my second order with etrailer.com, and I am satisfied. I live in a small town, and ordering from you is better than driving 100 miles. Thank you! I will recommend you to others, you are doing a great job! 98537



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High Quality, Works as advertised. 84533



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Solid construction, priced right, exactly what was needed. Customer service is excellent. 48410


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  • How to Make 5 Foot Long 7-Way Round to Blade Adapter
  • What you could do is make an adapter. You would need 3 main parts: 7-Way round trailer side, # PK11702, 7-Way blade vehicle end, # PK12-707E, and 4 or 5 feet of jacketed 7-Wire, # DW04914-1. Just change the quantity on the wire page to the amount of feet you want.
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  • How to Make 7-Way Blade to 7-Way Round Adapter for Tractor Trailer to Use Curt Echo
  • Your heavy duty style 7-way is different than the 7-ways we normally see for two reasons. One reason is that the stop lights and the turn signals are on different circuits and because the 7-way uses round pins instead of flat blade style connectors. On the chart that you attached you don't have a dedicated brake output signal (probably because your vehicle normally tows air brake trailers) but you do have an extra NA circuit that you could use a brake controller with. To use the Curt...
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  • 7-Way Trailer Side Connector and 7-Way Vehicle Side Socket
  • For the Pollak HD, 7-Pole Round Pin Connector w/Cable Guard # PK11702 to be compatible with your vehicle, you will need the Pollak Trailer Connector Adapter - 7-Blade Plug to 7-Pole Round Pin - Nylon # PK12727 to be compatible with the Pollak Replacement 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket - Vehicle End # PK11893 you referenced. If you don't want the additional adapter, then I recommend the Pollak Black Plastic, 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector - Trailer End # PK12706 to work...
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  • How to Make an Adapter to Go from Semi Truck 7-Way Round to RV Style 7-Way Blade on Trailer
  • Either way is correct. It depends on if you want to keep the semi-style 7-Way (if you need to tow that type of trailer) or if you will never be towing a semi trailer. If you need to keep the 7-Way semi active on the truck then you would need to make an adapter to get it to work with an RV 7-Way. For that you would need a trailer side 7-Way round, # PK11702, a converter, # RM-732, and a vehicle side 7-Way RV style, # PK12-707E. A semi-7-Way has separate circuits for the brake lights...
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  • Recommended 7-Way Round Trailer Connector And Wiring
  • If you are looking for a round connector with a 7-way blade I recommend part # H20046. This is a trailer end connector with 8 ft molded wire. For a 7-way with 6 ft of molded wire you need part # H20044, and for the connector with 4 ft of molded wiring you need part # H20043. for a connector with a coiled wire I recommend the WesBarg 7-Way, RV-Style Connector, part # WG54006-043. This has 6 ft of coiled wire attached. If you are looking for a 7-way with round pins we do not offer a 7-way...
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  • How to Make Adapter to Go From 7-Way of Semi Truck to 4-Way
  • The problem with semi truck 7-ways is that they have the turn signals separated from the stoplights so you end up with needing a converter installed on the adapter too so that the signal matches the trailer lighting. If this is the case you can build an adapter using the part # RM-732 as a signal converter. You will need a round pin male connector, # PK11702 and then the part # W787264 for a 4-way. Basically you will be splicing the converter between these two to create the adapter. The...
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  • How to Make a 7-Way Round Separate to 4-Way Flat Combined Adapter for Trailer Wiring
  • Semi trucks can sometimes have different trailer wiring setups. I would be willing to bet that your Volvo has separate turn signals from stop lights and the problem is that the 4-way is designed for combined circuits where these signals are both on the same wire. If this is the case you can build an adapter using the part # RM-732 as a signal converter. You will need a round pin male connector, # PK11702 and then the part # W787264 for a 4-way. Basically you will be splicing the...
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  • Should the Blue Trailer Connector Wire be Hot All the Time
  • The only wires that could be hot all the time on a trailer connector are the 12 volt hot lead, which is usually a black wire, and, if applicable, the auxiliary power wire, which is normally yellow or purple. The blue wire is usually for electric trailer brakes and if it is hot all the time that would indicate a short. I have included a link to our help article on trailer wiring that has numerous diagrams showing the functions of the pins for many trailer connector styles. You can't always...
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  • Agricultural Type 7-Way Vehicle Socket for Trailers Using Round-Pin 7-Way Plugs
  • 7-way trailer connectors can be wired in several ways and heavy-duty commercial/agricultural round-pin 7-way wiring can be different too. Please refer to the linked image to see the different vehicle-side connectors and their common wiring configurations. To use your trailers that have plugs like # PK11702 with your F-250 you will need to install a socket such as # PK11720. A circuit tester like # 40376 will help you identify the function on each wire of the truck's existing 7-way. The...
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  • Trailer Wiring Adapter to Join 7-Way Round Pin to 7-Way RV-Style Blade Connector
  • We do offer various trailer wiring adapters to allow connecting a vehicle and trailer that use different connector types and all such adapters can be see on the linked page. For an adapter to join a round-pin 7-way on the vehicle to a 7-way blade (RV style) on the trailer you can use Pollak part # PK12-724, or Hopkins # HM47425. Note that it is possible that the trailer may have a different wiring configuration than the vehicle and adapter. For the long term, if this same trailer is...
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  • Replacement 7-Way Round Pin Connector for a STEELBRO Side Loader
  • We may have a 7-Way round pin connector for your Steelbro side loader unless it has the same functions as a semi-truck/trailer 7-Way. If that is the case we will not have a replacement. But for a 7-Way round pin vehicle side we have # PK11720 or # PK11-729. And for a trailer side we have # PK11700 or # PK11702. I have linked our help article on trailer wiring that shows how the various connector types are pinned out.
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  • Adapter for 7-Way Blade Trailer Connector to 7-Way Round Trailer Connector
  • There is an adapter for you that will allow the 7-way blade connector (sometimes called a 7-way flat) on your GMC truck to work with the 7-way round connector on your trailer. If you take a look at the accompanying photo, that's what your connectors should look like; if so you will simply need Adapter # F77R and you'll be set! I have added a link to a video review of this adapter for you to check out as well.
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  • Blade Style and Round Pin Style Trailer Side 7-Way Connectors
  • The Bargman 7-Pole, RV-Style Connector, # 50-67-008, is a blade style connector. If you see the term RV style that is usually and indicator that it is a blade style. If you need a 7-Way round pin connector you can use # PK11702. You would need to attach the wires yourself by taking apart the connector to access the location inside where the wires attach.
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  • 7-Way Round Pin to 7-Way Blade Style Adapter
  • We have two adapters to go from a 7-Way round pin on a tow vehicle to a 7-Way blade style on a trailer. You could use either # PK12-724 or # HM47425. But the length is not close to 4 or 5 feet. What you could do is make an adapter. You would need 3 main parts: 7-Way round trailer side, # PK11702, 7-Way blade vehicle end, # PK12-707E, and 4 or 5 feet of jacketed 7-Wire, # DW04914-1. Just change the quantity on the wire page to the amount of feet you want.
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  • Parts Needed to Make 7-Way Round Trailer Connector Extender
  • You are going to have to make the adapter you need. But you will only need three parts. You will need the part # PK11702 as a male 7-way round connector, part # DW04914-1 for jacketed 7-way wiring sold by the foot (you will need to order the quantity in the amount of feet/extension length you need), and then finally a 7-way female connector # PK11720. These three pieces will easily wire to each other to make the extension piece you need.
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  • Brake Lights Not Working on 2014 Chevrolet Equinox Being Towed by Semi Road Tractor
  • Since your 2014 Chevrolet Equinox has a combined wiring system, which means brake and turn signals are sent along the same wire, you will need to use the Upgraded Circuit Protected Taillight Converter, # 119178, in order for your brake lights to function. You will want to use a connector like the Pollak HD 7-Pole Round Pin Connector w/Cable Guard, # PK11702, and wire in taillight converter, # 119178, to match the functions of the 7-way on your semi. I have included a diagram that shows...
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  • Is there an 8 Foot Long 7-Pole Round Pin to 7-Way Blade Style Adapter
  • We have the parts to make an adapter to go from a 7-Pole round on a vehicle to a 7-Way blade on the trailer. But there isn't a pre-made adapter that is long enough. What you will need is: 1 trailer side 7-Pole Round connector, # PK11702 8 feet or so of jacketed 7-Wire, # DW04914-1 (sold by the foot) 1 vehicle side 7-Way blade connector, # PK12-707E Or the other option is to wire in a vehicle side 7-Way, # HM48480, by tapping into the wiring on your existing 7-Pole round connector,...
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  • Connecting 12 Volt Pump to 7-Round Connector on Tractor
  • As long as the 7-round plug on your tractor has 12 volt power, you should be able to wire your 12 volt pump to the connector. You can use a circuit tester like # PTW2993 to test your connector to make sure you have 12 volt power on what should be the center pin location. You will just run the power wire from your pump to a round 7-way like the Pollak HD # PK11702 and then connect it with the connector on your tractor. If you need additional 14 gauge wire, you can use part # DW07550-1.
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  • Wiring Adapter Needed for Towing 5th Wheel Trailers with a Kenworth Tow Truck
  • We have the items you need to make an adapter to go from the connector on your Kenworth tow truck to the plug on the fifth-wheel trailers you will be towing, but there is not a pre-made adapter available. There are several situations depending of which trailer connectors you need to adapt to,so I will list the parts for each. First, if you need to go from a round pin connector, like # PK11720 on your tow truck to a 7-Way RV style trailer connector, like # PK12706, on a fifth-wheel RV...
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  • Do 7-Pole Connector # PK11700 and Cable Guard # PK11763 Thread Onto Each Other
  • The 2 parts in question, # PK11763 and # PK11700, do thread together. I went out and tested it myself to make sure. Once threaded on the cable guard doesn't like to thread back off though. I used a small flat blade screwdriver to sort of pry the coils off enough to where I could then pull it off. We also have them already together as # PK11702.
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