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7-Way RV Trailer Connector Wiring and Mounting on a 2006 Honda Pilot

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I have a 2006 Honda Pilot. I have previously purchased the 75599 Hitch and 118336 Wiring Harness. The camper I am now towing needs a 7 Pin. I am looking at the Hopkins Wiring - 37185 . Question how can I mount permanently \ securly this to the Hitch

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If you will be installing a 7-Way RV style trailer wiring connector on your 2006 Honda Pilot, to tow your camper, you will most likely need all of the wiring and circuit breakers to complete the installation of a brake controller and power wire for the 7-Way. Our Brake Controller Installation Kit, # ETBC7, contains all of the wiring, circuit breakers and the 7-Way RV connector, # 37185, that you mentioned. I have included a link to detailed installation instructions for you to review, and a video installation that will be helpful.

To permanently connect the 7-way to your vehicle you could either connect the included bracket to the underside of the vehicle bumper, or use a No-Drill Mount Bracket, # C57202. The no drill mount bracket includes a steel hose clamp that allows you to attach the bracket that is included with the # 37185 connector to the trailer hitch without drilling.

Another option would be to use the 6 and 7-Way Trailer Connector Mounting Box, # 18156, to install the 7-way on the hitch cross tube.

Finally, you will most likely need a brake controller to activate the camper trailer brakes. The Prodigy P2 brake controller, # 90885, would be an excellent choice. It is our best selling controller, is easy to use and set up, and is the brake controller most often selected by our customers who tow with a Honda Pilot. This controller is also installed in the video I have linked for you.

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