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Tekonsha Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring - Trailer Hitch Wiring - 118426 Review

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Review of Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring 118426

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number 118426. This is the T1 vehicle wiring harness. It's going provide your four pull flat trailer connector. This product is going to fit certain years and models of the Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute. It's going to provide your four way flat trailer connector at the back of your vehicle to power your trailer signal lights. It's got the included dust cap on there so you can cover up your connection points when the connector's not being used. This unit is going to connect quickly and easily.

You don't have to worry about cutting and slicing any wires. All you have to do is locate the connection points behind the tail lights at the back of the vehicle, plug in all your T connectors. The connector with the green wire, that's going to run over to the passenger side of the vehicle. That's why it gives us some of the excess wiring here. It's all bundled up.

It gives us plenty of length to run the wire as needed. Then you're going to have plenty of wiring here on the four way flat connector. Your white wire with the ring terminal, that's going to be for your ground connection. The self tapping screw is included for that. These are just quick connect plugs so they're literally just going to snap into the vehicle's wiring harness and the plugs behind the tail lights.

Very easy system to install, to do it yourself installation. It's going to include the module light. This is going to be that black box right here. This is designed to ensure that your vehicle's wiring matches that of your trailers. The power module is going to connect directly to the battery through the wiring to avoid overloading the vehicle's electrical system. The unit's constructed of 16 gauge bonded wire. It's going to have that dust cap for your four way flat connector.

It's going to come with the instructions. It's going to come with the fuse holder as well the fuse, zip-ties, some double sided adhesive tape, that way we can connect the converter box to a nice clean surface. The fuse is included as well as all the necessary connectors that you need. The black wire right here, this is going to connect to the red power wire coming out of the converter box. It's going to connect with the butt connector. The other end of the black wire is going to run up to the vehicle battery. You're going to connect another butt connector to it. Connect one end to the fuse holder. The ring terminal gets attached to the other end of the fuse holder. That ring terminal gets attached to the positive post on the vehicle battery. When it comes to the maximum amperage for the stop and turn lights, we're looking 2.1 amps per circuit and 4.2 amps per circuit for the tail lights. The connectors are going to connect to the vehicle's wiring hiring harness located behind the driver's and passenger's side tail lights. Once you've plugged in the T connector, just run that hot lead up to the vehicle battery. Connect the lead to the included fuse holder. Connect the fuse holder to the positive terminal on the vehicle battery and then insert that included fuse. Once your installation is complete, the four way flat connector is going to be stowed beneath the vehicle near the trailer hitch. We do recommend using the mounting bracket. That's going to be sold separately. You can find those here on our website. That's going to keep that connector secure. It's also recommended that you use a small amount of grease on all electrical connections. That's going to help prevent any type of corrosion on your connection points. That should do it for today's review of part number 118426. This is the T1 vehicle wiring harness with a four pull flat trailer connector. .

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Employee Sue W
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Employee Nicholas E
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