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Powered Converter Wiring Kit

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  • Trailer Wiring
  • Power Wire Installation Kit
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This kit provides the wire that needs to be run to the vehicle battery to power the lights on the trailer. The kit works with all powered converter wiring harnesses and includes the necessary ring terminals and connectors to complete the installation of the powered converter wiring harness.

  • Kit includes:
    • 20 feet of 12-gauge cross-linked wire
    • (1) In-line fuse holder
    • (1) ATC10 fuse
    • (1) 3/8" ring terminal
    • (1) 1-10 gauge butt connector
    • (8) 6" cable ties
    • (1) 14-1/2" cable tie


55151 Powered Converter Wiring Kit

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Video Transcript for Curt Wiring 55151 Review

Today we're going to review part number 55151. This is the Curt Powered Converter Wiring Kit. Now this kit will provide the wire that needs to be run to the vehicle battery to power the lights on your trailer. This kit is designed to work with all powered converter wiring harnesses and includes the necessary ring terminals, connectors to complete the installation of the power converter wiring harness. This is made to go with the part number 56146. I've got an example of that here. This is the powered converter right here. This part number will require this wiring kit to be connected to your vehicle.

Basically what you end up doing, this kit, first let me show you what it includes in this kit and then I'm going to show you how that wires up. This kit will include 20 feet of 12 gauge wire. It includes this inline fuse holder, a 10 amp fuse, a 3/8 inch diameter ring terminal, a couple of butt connectors, a grounding screw, some cable ties to take up any slack in the wiring and a large piece of double face tape. Basically when you use these parts to install your power converter, what you'll do is again, the double face tape is used to put on your converter, to attach it to a spot so it doesn't move around. Now there is a white wire that comes out of your converter with a ring terminal on it. You can use the grounding screw for that. Then the black wire is the power or battery wire that needs to run to the front of your battery. Just like that, so what you end up doing is you'll take this extra length of wire and you'll take one end of it, use one of the butt connectors and you'll attach that just like that. Then you'll run this length of wire up to the front of your vehicle to attach to your battery. Then the other end, see where the other ...

There it is, right there. Once you run this other end up there and before you attach it to the battery, you want to run it through this inline fuse holder. Again, you'll take another butt connector, attach it one side of the fuse holder and then on the other side you'll put this ring terminal and then that's what will attach to your positive posts of your battery. Then before you hook everything up, you just open up your inline fuse holder, take your 10 amp included fuse, push it into the fuse holder, put the cap back on it. Then you'll be all ready to go. Then like I say with these cable ties, if there's any wire hanging down, you can take it up with the cable ties. That's how this wiring kit would work with the 56146 power converter kit. That should do it for the review on part number 55151, the Curt Powered Converter Wiring Kit.

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Customer Reviews

Powered Converter Wiring Kit - 55151

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (18 Customer Reviews)


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Have purchased a number of hitches and wire harness for a number of different vehicles I have owned. All products were easy to install and worked perfectly . The instructions were clear and quality of their products is top notch. I have used their customer service to ensure I was ordering the right product for a older vehicle (75 Toyota Landcruiser) they were patient and ensured I got the right set . Their customer service is matched by their pricing and that would be hard to beat . Delivery (Canada) was exceptionally fast. Probably not my last order and I have recommended this company and their products to my friends. If your considering a purchase I don't think you will be disappointed and you will be saving lots of money doing it yourself.



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This is a very complex way to tap the taillight system to hook up two trailer lights but----- welcome to the 21st century.



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Contained everything pictured and worked well for running power to the powered tail light converter



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I did not need this as everything I needed was in the electronics kit. Your site said this was needed.



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Just what is needed. Took one star off because the yellow battery crimp connector is a bit shallow, missed it and had to get another from autozone.



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Very pleased with help in purchasing the right parts



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This was very helpful with the install. Easy to run to battery underneath with car on jack stands.



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yes,it is nothing more than 12ga wire plus a couple of terminals,
it comes 20' long most places only do 16'....it is easy to cut,
how do you stretch ?
besides,it was inexpensive to buy



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Everyhting I ordered was shipped and received on time. I also had an installation question which was answered the next day. This is what I call great customer service from a company that sells quality products. Thank you.



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It does what it says.



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I purchased this, but never used it due to the fact that I ran power in a way that I didn't need it.


Comments
How did you run power if you dont mind me asking. Ready to install mine now
-- comment by: Chris P - 06/15/2015


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Delivered quickly, complete and undamag ed.



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A good deal. Right price. Name Brand. Exactly what I wanted. Arrived when indicated. Felt slow due to holidays and weekend. A few days...



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Exactly what it says. Quality product.



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As described, the piece I needed to finish the wiring on my vw rabbit



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Works great. Thank you.



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Delivery fast and as expected



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This product worked for 1998 Jaguar XJ8


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