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Best 2017 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Toyota Highlander, we'll be having a look at our best trailer wiring options.We're looking at five different options here today. The two over here on this side of our table, these are for vehicles that have a factory converter already installed underneath the dash. This one here is our Hopkins plug-in simple wiring harness. This one here is our Curt T connector. If your vehicle was not equipped with a converter underneath the dash, we have three other options over here. This one right here is our Hopkins plug-in simple wiring harness.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2017 Toyota Highlander

Today on our 2017 Toyota Highlander, we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Tekonsha T-One vehicle wiring harness with four-pole flat trailer connector, part number 118449. Here's what our wiring looks like installed. This wiring is going to give us the basic lighting functions that are required by law in order for us to safely and legally tow a trailer. This white wire here provides the necessary ground connection between our trailer and our Highlander, so our lights on the trailer work properly. This brown wire here is for our taillight and running light circuit. On this wire we have a total maximum power output of 5.6 amps of power, which is sufficient to tow a small trailer with a few incandescent light bulbs or several LED lights. LEDs draw significantly less power than incandescent light bulbs, so we don't have much to worry about there. This yellow wire here is for our left turn signal and left brake left.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2017 Toyota Highlander

Today in our 2017 Toyota Highlander, we'll be having a look at and installing the Hopkins Plug-In Simple Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-pole flat trailer connector, part number HM11141845. Now here's what our wiring looks like installed. As you'll notice, this wiring extends out of our vehicle, and hangs down by our hitch. We have an adequate length of wiring here so it is easily accessible when we're hooking up to our trailer. Now this wiring harness gives us the necessary functions that are required by law in order for us to legally tow a trailer. Our white wire here gives us the necessary ground connection between our trailer and our Highlander so our trailer lights work properly. Our brown wire here, that gives us our tail light and running light function.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2017 Toyota Highlander

Today on our 2017 Toyota Highlander we're going to be taking a look at, showing you how to install the Curt T-connector vehicle wiring harness with four pole flat trailer connector, part number C56217. This is what you're going to get in your wiring kit. You're going to get your four pole flat, your fuses, your mounting hardware, double sided tape, converter box, and some extra parts. Now with your four pole flat, when you're not using it, roll it up, and store it inside your box. When you're ready to use it .. Now our wires are going to lay against our weather stripping here.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2008 Toyota Highlander

Today on our 2008 Toyota Highlander we're going to be taking a look at the Curt T-connector vehicle wiring harness for factory tow package, part number 56042. So here's what our wiring's going to look like when it's fully installed. It's going to give a four pole flat and the ability to plug in our trailer and have lights from our vehicle running on our trailer. And when we're not using it, it's going to stay inside the vehicle, right underneath our panel here, tucked away nicely. It will be ready whenever we need it. I do want to mention that this particular kit is for a vehicle with a factory tow prep package. Curt does make a wiring harness that has everything you need if your vehicle does not have the prep package, and you can use part number C56217. Now that we've gone over some of the features, let's show you how easy it is to install.



Hopkins Plug-In Simple Vehicle Wiring Harness Installation - 2016 Toyota Highlander

Today on our 2016 Toyota Highlander we'll be having a look at and installing the Hopkins plug in simple vehicle wiring harness for four pole flat trailer connector, Part number HM11141845. With our wiring installed, we're ready to hook up to our trailer. We can just drape it to the side of our hatch latch here. Close our hatch on up, by staying away from the latch we'll ensure that it doesn't get crushed or damaged. We have plenty wire length here to hook up to our trailer. We can even tuck some more away on the inside if we need to.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2016 Toyota Highlander

Today on our 2016 Toyota Highlander we'll be having a look at and installing the Curt T Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with Four Pole Flat Trailer Connector, part number C56217. All right, here's what our wiring looks like installed. When we're ready to use it we can just drape it to the side of our hatch latch here so it won't get damaged, and we'll close our hatch on up. As you can see, we have an adequate length of wire, so we have plenty of room to hook up to our trailer; we won't have any problems reaching it at all. Now, this wiring will give us our required functions as we need by law in order to safely tow our trailer. We'll have our taillights, our running lights, both our left and right turn signal, and our brake lights. This wiring harness provides us with a maximum power output of 3 amps for our turn signals and our brake lights, and a total power output of 6 amps for our taillights and our running light circuit.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2016 Toyota Highlander

Today on our 2016 Toyota Highlander, we'll be having a look at and installing the Tekonsha T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with Four-Pole Flat Trailer Connector, part number 118449. With our wiring installed, one nice feature about it is we can store it out of the elements inside our vehicle in our cargo compartment here, keeping it readily accessible and protected. When ready to tow, close our hatch on up. By having it off to the side of our latch, we don't have to worry about the wire getting crushed or damaged. As you see, we have adequate slack to bring our wiring very close to where our receiver is, so we shouldn't have any problems hooking up to our trailer at all. One nice feature about our wiring here is we have this dust cover on it that'll protect it from any dirt and debris, which may be inside of our trunk, helping prevent a short or poor connection. This wiring gives us all the functions that we need in order to legally tow a trailer safely. We will have our tail light function, a running light function, turn signal functions, and our brake light functions. Now, this wiring harness will provide us with 2.1 amps of power for our stop and turn signal lights on our trailer with a max tail light amperage or running light amperage of 5.6 amps.



Best 2016 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2016 Toyota Highlander. First we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number C56217. Then we've got our Tekonsha T1 vehicle wiring harness, part number 118449. Lastly we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number 56042. The first obvious difference that we're going to see here is that with this wiring harness over here this CURT does not have as much as the others. That's because if you have a Highlander that already has the tow package with the conveter mounted underneath the dash, this is all that you're going to need. But, if you don't, then one of these other two kits will be the right fit for you. The first difference that we're going to look at between the CURT and the Tekonsha wiring harnesses is the amperage rating on each circuit.



Best 2015 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2015 Toyota Highlander. First we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number C56217. Then we've got our Tekonsha T1 vehicle wiring harness, part number 118449. Lastly we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number 56042. The first obvious difference that we're going to see here is that with this wiring harness over here this CURT does not have as much as the others. That's because if you have a Highlander that already has the tow package with the conveter mounted underneath the dash, this is all that you're going to need. But, if you don't, then one of these other two kits will be the right fit for you. The first difference that we're going to look at between the CURT and the Tekonsha wiring harnesses is the amperage rating on each circuit.



Best 2014 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2014 Toyota Highlander. First we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number C56217. Then we've got our Tekonsha T1 vehicle wiring harness, part number 118449. Lastly we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number 56042. The first obvious difference that we're going to see here is that with this wiring harness over here this CURT does not have as much as the others. That's because if you have a Highlander that already has the tow package with the conveter mounted underneath the dash, this is all that you're going to need. But, if you don't, then one of these other two kits will be the right fit for you. The first difference that we're going to look at between the CURT and the Tekonsha wiring harnesses is the amperage rating on each circuit.



Best 2013 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2013 Toyota Highlander. First we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number C56217. Then we've got our Tekonsha T1 vehicle wiring harness, part number 118449. Lastly we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number 56042. The first obvious difference that we're going to see here is that with this wiring harness over here this CURT does not have as much as the others. That's because if you have a Highlander that already has the tow package with the conveter mounted underneath the dash, this is all that you're going to need. But, if you don't, then one of these other two kits will be the right fit for you. The first difference that we're going to look at between the CURT and the Tekonsha wiring harnesses is the amperage rating on each circuit.



Best 2012 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2012 Toyota Highlander. First we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number C56217. Then we've got our Tekonsha T1 vehicle wiring harness, part number 118449. Lastly we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number 56042. The first obvious difference that we're going to see here is that with this wiring harness over here this CURT does not have as much as the others. That's because if you have a Highlander that already has the tow package with the conveter mounted underneath the dash, this is all that you're going to need. But, if you don't, then one of these other two kits will be the right fit for you. The first difference that we're going to look at between the CURT and the Tekonsha wiring harnesses is the amperage rating on each circuit.



Best 2011 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2011 Toyota Highlander. First we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number C56217. Then we've got our Tekonsha T1 vehicle wiring harness, part number 118449. Lastly we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number 56042. The first obvious difference that we're going to see here is that with this wiring harness over here this CURT does not have as much as the others. That's because if you have a Highlander that already has the tow package with the conveter mounted underneath the dash, this is all that you're going to need. But, if you don't, then one of these other two kits will be the right fit for you. The first difference that we're going to look at between the CURT and the Tekonsha wiring harnesses is the amperage rating on each circuit.



Best 2010 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2010 Toyota Highlander. First we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number C56217. Then we've got our Tekonsha T1 vehicle wiring harness, part number 118449. Lastly we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number 56042. The first obvious difference that we're going to see here is that with this wiring harness over here this CURT does not have as much as the others. That's because if you have a Highlander that already has the tow package with the conveter mounted underneath the dash, this is all that you're going to need. But, if you don't, then one of these other two kits will be the right fit for you. The first difference that we're going to look at between the CURT and the Tekonsha wiring harnesses is the amperage rating on each circuit.



Best 2009 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2009 Toyota Highlander. First we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number C56217. Then we've got our Tekonsha T1 vehicle wiring harness, part number 118449. Lastly we've got our CURT customer vehicle wiring harness, part number 56042. The first obvious difference that we're going to see here is that with this wiring harness over here this CURT does not have as much as the others. That's because if you have a Highlander that already has the tow package with the conveter mounted underneath the dash, this is all that you're going to need. But, if you don't, then one of these other two kits will be the right fit for you. The first difference that we're going to look at between the CURT and the Tekonsha wiring harnesses is the amperage rating on each circuit.



Best 2008 Toyota Highlander Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2008 Toyota Highlander. First we got our Curt custom vehicle wiring harness, part number C56217. Then we've got our Tekonshe T1 vehicle wiring harness, part number 118449. Lastly, we got our Curt custom vehicle wiring harness, part number 56042. The first obvious difference that we're going to see here is that with this wiring harness over here, this Curt does not have as much as the others. That's because if you have a Highlander that already has the tow package with the converter mounted underneath the dash, this is all that you're going to need. If you don't, then one of these other two kits will be the right fit for you. The first difference that we're going to look at between the Curt and the Tekonshe wiring harnesses is the amperage rating on each circuit.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2013 Toyota Highlander

Today on our 2013 Toyota Highlander, we're going to take a look at and also show you how to install the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness for the factory tow package. This offers the 4-pole flat trailer connector, the part number is 56042. This is what our wiring kit is going to look like when we pull it out of the package. This is a very straightforward, very easy installation for you to complete at home. We have our 4-pole connector, this is going to plug right into our factory connector located here in the rear of the vehicle. That's just going to send our signal out to give us either trailer or cargo carrier lights. We've got our right, brake and turn and our left, brake and turn, our running lights there and our ground.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2014 Toyota Highlander

Today on our 2014 Toyota Highlander we're going to be taking a look at the and we're also going to show you how to install the CURT t-connector vehicle wiring harness with the four-pole flat trailer connector. Part number is C56217. Now this is what our wiring kit's going to look like when we pull it out of the package. This is a really nice, straightforward installation. You'll see here we've got our four-pole trailer connector. This is what's going to give us our right turn and brake, left turn and brake.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2014 Toyota Highlander

Today on our 2014 Toyota Highlander, we're going to take a look at and who you how to install the tow ready t1 vehicle wiring harness with the four pole flat trailer connector. Part number is 118449. This is what our wiring kit's going to look like when we pull it out of the package. The heart of our system here is going to be our converter box. That's going to take the signals that we get from the tin connector that we're going to find in the hatch area of the vehicle and this is going to convert it into a usable signal that's then going to be sent out of our four pin connector to our four pole connector that we can connect to the trailer. This is going to give us our right turn and brake, our left turn and brake, our running lights and our ground. Whether we're hooking it up to a trailer or a cargo career we're going to have full function on our lights.








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