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Pollak 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket w/ Wiring Harness and Mounting Bracket

Pollak 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket w/ Wiring Harness and Mounting Bracket

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This kit provides a 7-pole, RV-style trailer connector, wiring harness and mounting bracket for adding an aftermarket socket. Wiring harness includes a 4', color-coded, 7-wire lead. Lowest Prices for the best wiring from Pollak. Pollak 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket w/ Wiring Harness and Mounting Bracket part number PK11898 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Pollak Wiring

  • Trailer Connectors
  • Vehicle End Connector
  • 7 Blade
  • Plug and Lead
  • Pollak
  • 0 - 5 Feet Long

This kit provides a 7-pole, RV-style trailer connector, wiring harness and mounting bracket for adding an aftermarket socket. Wiring harness includes a 4', color-coded, 7-wire lead.


Features:

  • Replacement 7-pole, sealed socket, RV-style trailer connector with pigtail and mounting bracket
  • High-impact nylon construction
    • Resists corrosion
  • 4' Long wiring harness
    • Hard-wires into vehicle wiring system
    • Has 1/2" convoluted tubing
    • Forms weathertight seal on back of socket
      • Keeps out moisture
      • Prevents corrosion
      • Includes color-coded, 7-wire leads that meet RVI standards
  • Right-angle mounting bracket
    • Convenient mount under rear bumper of truck or SUV
    • Zinc-plated construction
    • Black, epoxy coating
      • Protects against rust and corrosion
  • Spring-loaded lid with stainless steel spring and runner gasket
    • Prevents leaks when closed
    • Has drain slot and angled design for drainage
    • Includes wiring diagram for quick installation
  • Copper-plated terminal pins
    • High conductivity and low resistance
    • Sealed with silicone at the back of the socket
      • Prevents moisture from contacting mating connector


Specs:

  • Current rating: 30 amps
  • Volt rating: 12 volts
  • Wiring configuration:
    • Color - circuit - recommended wire gauge:
      • Red - Left Turn and Stop - 14 gauge
      • White - Ground - 10 gauge
      • Blue - Electric Brakes - 12 gauge
      • Green - Right Turn and Stop - 14 gauge
      • Black - Battery - 12 gauge
      • Brown - Running Lamps - 14 gauge
      • Yellow - Backup Lamps - 14 gauge
  • 1-Year limited warranty


11-898 Pollak 7-Way, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket w/ Wiring Harness and Mounting Bracket

Replaces 20024

Item # PK11898



This Product Fits The Following Vehicles





Customer Reviews

Pollak 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket w/ Wiring Harness and Mounting Bracket - PK11898

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (45 Customer Reviews)

This kit provides a 7-pole, RV-style trailer connector, wiring harness and mounting bracket for adding an aftermarket socket. Wiring harness includes a 4', color-coded, 7-wire lead.

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This has worked great on my vehicle. I put a 30-Lb magnet on bracket and that gives me the flexibility to mover the connector when in use. 722127



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2007 Ford F-150

his is the product if you do not have the trailer package on your vehicle. The 07 F150 I bought does not have the trailer towing package so I could not buy the plug and play version of this. The wire length is good so that you can easily locate the socket and still reach the vehicle's wiring harness. The instructions were good but I had trouble finding the correct lead for +battery to hook up to. Great price and delivery from etrailer as always. 690062



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1973 Chevrolet C/K Series Pickup

Installation was easy, good instructions. used this in conjunction with a Prodigy brake controller on a 1973 Chevy K20 square body pickup, replacing my original. wired using crimp on connectors, fast easy, clean. Re taped all connectors and loom. Used silicone on the back of the to seal off moisture. 694034



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2000 Chevrolet Silverado

It can't get better, Loved very simple to install and work perfect with the wiring of my Chevy Silverado 15000. Thank you 291123



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Works great 858016



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Works great, easy to wiring and opens. 845859



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Good quality! 844934



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Great product, works perfectly! etrailer.com is the best to order from. Excellent products, fast shipping and great customer service! I highly recommend them! 809881



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I have not installed the product yet however it is an exact replacement for the old connector. I plan on installing it soon. 782240



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great product and very fast delivery th anks 776348



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1995 Chevrolet Kodiak

Packaged and sent to me quickly. Good p roducts 772672



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This is a quality product. Very pleased with selecting this one after a bunch of researching. 771754



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2008 Ford F-350, 450, and 550 Cab and Chassis

Product was just what I was looking for. I would like to say something more about the etrailer.com customer service if I may. I received a call from Molly with etrailer letting me know there was a slight shipping delay of one of my items in my order so if I did need it right away I could make necessary changes. I would like to personally thank Molly and the team at etrailer for going that extra mile! 766399



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Chevrolet Silverado

Although parts have only been installed less than a week this was a direct replacement for my Chevy Silverado 1500hd harness and outlet. I relocated from the side of the receiver to the bumper. Everything is provided in the kit. I used different hardware due to installing through bumper and different butt connections with heat shrink tubing because this was one of my reasons for replacing, the other being corrosion in harness to socket. 740168



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2001 Ford Excursion

product came very fast just as described, very high quality, great price. thank you 702922



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This connector socket and wiring harness were exactly what my husband needed to get his truck and trailer working together. Thanks for providing this complete solution! 670298



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1990 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup

Received product very quickly. Very easy installation. Seems very well built. I really like the plug-in connector. 655724



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2001 Ford F-150

As always, great product, good price, and very fast delivery! I appreciate being instructed to verify my trucks wiring, because, although I thought my 7 pin was original it turned out that my truck was only wired with 6 wires. My truck had no red wire and the yellow was used in place of it.i hooked the new adapter's red wire to my feed yellow, abandoned the new yellow wire, and I'm good too good! 647263



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1999 GMC Sierra

Worked great. Spliced the ends of the connector wires into the proper wires above the spare and mounted the unit on the bumper. Mfg could have included some silicon dielectric compound for the electrical contacts. 638184



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Works great. Everything you need to install is included. 637185



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This was a perfect replacement for an old worn out 7-pole connector on my motorhome. This unit has a heavy guage wiring harness with standard color coding for each wire. The socket has a sturdy spring loaded cover that should keep out water a dirt. The instruction sheet includes a wiring diagram. I like that the connector socket can be easily removed from the wiring harness if it ever needs replacement. 636918



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I want to thank Molly for all the help for pk11898 I have not yet installed this harness planning to do so to day weather here in McKeesport has not been that good. Again thank you Molly for all your help you are a asset to the company. 620435


Comments
Works great
cresson S - 04/12/2020

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1994 Ford F-250 and F-350

Excellent fits perfect and wires right into my truck easily. 614938


Comments
This product works flawlessly Ive had no issues with it at all and if I have to purchase this item again I will definitely do so.
Nate T - 03/29/2020

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Everything I purchased was very Good qu ality 612248



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Great Quality...Fast Shipping! 602859


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Ask the Experts about this Pollak Wiring

  • 7 Way Connection with Junction Box With Traditional Wiring Scheme vs RV Wiring Scheme
    I have a solution for you, but we aren't going to have any 7 way connections and junction boxes that are wired with the same color wires/pin locations as the traditional wiring setups you're looking for. I recommend using the 7 way connector # 54-77-003 and hard wiring your plug the way you want it setup. You can get wire by the foot (12 gauge) # 12-1-1 or (10 gauge) # 10-1-1 and a Trailer Wiring Junction Box # 3375601100 to finish off this project. This will allow you to use the proper...
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  • Recommended 7-Way Trailer Wiring Harness To Install On Trailer
    The Pollak 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket w/ Wiring Harness and Mounting Bracket part # PK11898 is what I recommend that you use on the back of your trailer in order to install a 7-way as it comes with the trailer connector, wiring harness, mounting bracket, and the hardware to connect the mounting bracket. The wire connectors however will need to be swapped out with part # SWC501746-1. You are correct in that you will need to splice into the tail lights on your trailer in order...
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  • Installation of 7-Way Wiring Connector on 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500
    If you don't already have the connector, I recommend the Pollak 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket w/ Wiring Harness and Mounting Bracket # PK11898. Although I can't give you the wire colors of your specific truck, I can give you the color and function of the wiring harness so you can match function to function. This connector utilizes the following: Red - Left Turn and Stop - 14 gauge White - Ground - 10 gauge Blue - Electric Brakes - 12 gauge Green - Right Turn and Stop...
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  • Installing a 7-way Trailer Connector for an Electric Brake Controller on a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado
    The wires for a 7-way connector should be under the rear of your 2001 Chevrolet Silverado already. Use a circuit tester, like # 40376, and test the wires for their function. Then you can install a 7-way like # PK11898. Or if you wish to keep the 4-way and add a 7-way use # 37185. Then you can install an electric brake controller like the Prodigy P3 # 90195 using the wiring adapter # 3025-P.
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  • Replacement 7-Way Trailer Connector for a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
    If your 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 came with a factory 7-way trailer connector then you will not need to do any wiring to install the Pollak 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket w/ Wiring Harness and Mounting Bracket part # PK11898. If this is the case then I actually recommend you use the Pollak Replacement 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector Socket part # PK11893 with the Mounting Bracket and Installation Hardware - Pollak 7-Pole, RV-Style Trailer Connector part # PK12711U as it...
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  • Troubleshooting Trailer Wiring on 2008 Chevy Silverado 1500
    It sounds like you have a short in your system if I am understanding you correctly. I recommend starting at your trailer connector and checking the wiring behind it for function using a circuit tester like # PTW2993. I've attached an article to help with the pin/function locations which will be consistent even if the color wire is not. If you have the wiring functions located where they are working, you can also determine which wires are not working and trace them back to where they...
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  • Trailer Running Light Fuse Location on a 2012 Ford F-250
    On your 2012 Ford F-250 power distribution box, under the hood, the trailer running light circuit fuse is in location 26 and is labeled as Trailer tow park lamps. The relay for this circuit is location 29. To test a relay the easiest way is to use a known good relay in its place. I was able to find this information in the owner's manual starting on page 321. You may also want to check where the trailer connectors plug into the vehicle wiring harness and to each other as well as the 7-Way...
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  • Can 9-Way Trailer Wiring on Vehicle be Replaced with 7-Way
    It would be a matter of removing the wiring from your current 9-way and running it to the new 7-way. We have the kit part # PK11898 which you could butt connect the wiring you have to. But you do need to determine why you have a 9-way currently. Do you have extra circuits beyond standard trailer wiring, or does your trailer wiring have separate stop light circuits from the turn circuits?
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  • Parts Needed for Inherited 2010 Sierra to Tow Trailer with 7-Way Connector
    We have everything you need to set your 2010 GMC Sierra up for towing your trailer that is equipped with a 7-Way connector and electric brakes. To start you will need to install a fully-functional 7-Way connector. There should be a bundle of factory wires above the spare tire of your Sierra. These wires can be used to install a 7-Way harness like the Pollak # PK11898. You will just need to connect the wiring from the 7-Way pigtail to the wiring on the truck, making sure to match them...
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  • Ground Wire for Brake Controller Install on 2013 Chevy Silverado
    The ground wire for the brake controller may be green with a white stripe on your 2013 Chevy Silverado if the wiring was changed but all of the available information has the ground wire for the brake controller harness being a white wire. If you check out the cut out I added from the linked help article on installing a brake controller in a 2007 through 2013 GMC Sierra or Chevy Silverado you can see where the wires are and the colors they should be. These wires can be difficult to find...
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  • How Much Clearance is Needed Behind 7-Way Trailer Connectors # PK11898 and # HM48470
    I have included some pictures showing how far the 7-Ways in # PK11898 and # HM48470 stick back behind the mounting brackets. On # PK11898 it is 3 inches. For # HM48470 it is 2-1/2 inches. I also included a picture showing what is essentially the same bracket for both (the one for # HM48470 is a little different) and all of the measurements. The one with # HM48470 top part sticks back slightly further though, about 1 inch total instead of 3/4 inches. In either case you could flip the...
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  • Left Hand Turn Signal and Brake Lights Work on Vehicle but Not on Trailer
    Since your truck tail lights are working properly but you're not receiving voltage on the harness, we can isolate the issue to the 7 way wiring on your truck-specifically the left side. First thing to do is to check your vehicle's 7 way connector and make sure that there is no corrosion or dirt. If you're seeing any dirt or rust, make sure to clean it off and see if that addresses the problem. Next, check the fuse box and make sure that you don't have a blown fuse on the LH trailer wire...
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  • 7-Way Trailer Connector with Long Wiring Harness for a 1998 Chevy C/K Series 2500 Pickup
    We have 7-Way Pre-Wired Car Connector # 20023 that is 7 feet long. Bargman model # 51-97-407 is also 7 feet long. And we have a 9 foot model # 50-87-009 which is the longest we carry. I have linked video reviews of both products for you.
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  • 7-Way Trailer Connector Replacement Recommendation for a 1995 Ford F-250
    For a replacement 7-way for your 1995 Ford F-250 I did some checking and it looks like the only part number I can recommend for you would be the part # PK11898. This will require you to hardwire the connector to your current 7-way wiring. I attached a chart that shows how a traditional 7-way gets wired. There is also a diagram on the flap of the # PK11898.
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  • Is it Okay to Swap Pins for Auxiliary and Brake Controller for a 7-Way Connector on a 1997 Ram
    When wiring your Pollak 7-Way like part # PK11898 it is really important to connect your functions like what you can see in the attached photo instead of going by colors or slight differences in wire sizing. The exception to this is if your trailer is wired differently then it would be advisable to wire the connector on your 1997 Ram to match your trailer. Otherwise every time you connect to a trailer you are going to experience problems as the functions from your pickup won't match those...
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  • Mounting Bracket Dimensions for the Pollak 7-Way kit part # PK11898
    I attached a picture that shows all of the dimensions of the mounting bracket that comes with the Pollak 7-Way kit part # PK11898. We have found that nearly all 7-ways use the same dimensions so this SHOULD work but you would still want to verify.
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  • Does 4-Way Need to be Installed Before 7-Way of 2000 Ford F-150
    If you wanted to run the wiring straight to a 7-way that's underneath the rear of the 2000 Ford F-150 like with the Pollak 7-way part # PK11898 and you'd be set. There's no need to install a 4-way first. I attached a picture that shows where the wiring is at the rear of your truck.
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  • 7-Way Trailer Wiring Harness Recommendation with 4-Way Option
    We have exactly what you are looking for. The part # HM40975-11998 is a 7-way and harness that also has a 4-way mounted to the side of the connector.
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  • How Do I Separate the Trailer Connector Socket from the Mounting Bracket After Performing a Test Fit
    In order to separate the Pollak Trailer Connector Socket and Mounting Bracket, # PK11898, you will need to slide the grey clip toward the wiring. This clip can also be removed if needed. Then you will need to press down on the black clip, which was in the center of the grey clip, while pulling on the mounting bracket. I am attaching a quick video to demonstrate.
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  • Solution for Connecting Truck with 4-Way Round to 7-Way Blade
    Your best option would be to cut off the 4-way round and wire in a 7-way blade connector like the part # PK11898 instead as there isn't an adapter for you situation. Color - circuit - recommended wire gauge: Red - Left Turn and Stop - 14 gauge White - Ground - 10 gauge Blue - Electric Brakes - 12 gauge Green - Right Turn and Stop - 14 gauge Black - Battery - 12 gauge Brown - Running Lamps - 14 gauge Yellow - Backup Lamps - 14 gauge
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