Users' questions

What is 7-way trailer plug?

What is 7-way trailer plug?

The 7-Way Trailer Plug is around 2″ diameter connector that allows an additional pin for an auxiliary 12-volt power or backup lights. It is usually used for towing heavy-duty cargo trailers, aluminum trailers, dump trailers, utility / landscape trailers, equipment trailers, open car haulers and enclosed car haulers.

What is a 4 way trailer plug?

A 4-Way trailer connector has the basic lighting functions only; running lights, left turn signal and brake lights, right turn signal and brake lights, and ground. There are other types of connectors as well.

How do you wire a 4 way trailer to a 7-way?

How to Wire a 4 Pin Trailer Connector to a 7 Pin Connector

  1. Cut the four-pin plug off of the trailer harness. Verify the harness color codes at each tail light.
  2. Turn on the tow vehicle tail lights. Probe the seven-pin connector with a test light.
  3. Splice the seven-pin trailer plug leads to the trailer harness.

What’s the difference between a 4 pin and a 7 pin trailer plug?

The only real functional difference between them is that on part # 37185 the 4-pole trailer connector is located to the side of the 7-way, rather than under it as with # HM47180. Both adapters plug in at an existing 4-pole vehicle connector and re-format those lighting signals to the 7-way configuration.

What kind of plugs and sockets do I need for a trailer?

CURT plugs and sockets are available in all standard connector formats and are designed to give you a reliable connection every time you plug your trailer into your vehicle. CURT offers several different connectors to accommodate various types of trailers and vehicles.

Do you need a trailer connector wiring adapter?

To ensure your trailer has safe, visible, and legal lighting, a trailer connector wiring adapter may be a necessary towing accessory.

What kind of connectors do Curt trailers use?

All CURT connectors are made with quality to be long-lastin,g and many have bonded wires to keep the connection neat and protected. Most of our flat connectors feature rubber-molded construction, while our round connectors come in plastic and die-cast metal options.

How is Hopkins towing solutions trailer wire adapter rated?

Touch device users, explore by touch or with swipe gestures. When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Touch device users, explore by touch or with swipe gestures. 4.8 out of 5 stars. Read reviews for Hopkins Towing Solutions Trailer Wire Adapter