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Curt Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring - Trailer Hitch Wiring - C56405 Review

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Review of Curt Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring C56405


Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the Curt T-connect vehicle wiring harness with the 4-pole flat trailer connector. This product fits certain years and models of the Volkswagen Golf. To ensure that it is a fit for your vehicle, you could always use the vehicle fit guide, which is located at etrailer.com. The unit provides a 4-way flat trailer connector at the back of your vehicle to power your signal lights. This is compatible with 5-pole, 6-pole, and 7-pole adapters. Adapters are sold separately.And it comes with a dust cap for the 4-way flat connector.

That way you can cover up the connection points whenever your plug's not being used. So it just fits over, protects those terminals and connection points. But again, the dust cap is included. The unit comes with a power taillight converter, that's the black box where all the wires run into. This connects directly to your vehicle battery through the wiring, to avoid overloading your vehicle's electrical system.Now this is constructed using surface mount technology for consistent, reliable performance.

What that does is it maximizes the trailer light yield and intensity while producing minimal heat, and ensures superior operation, even in rough road conditions. Now this unit is designed to connect quickly and easily. All you need to do is locate the connection points in the rear cargo area. The one with the yellow wiring goes to the driver side of the vehicle, the other one goes to the passenger side of the vehicle.These plugs are custom fit for your vehicle, so they match up perfectly with the ports on the vehicle. And they snap and lock together for a nice, tight, secure fit.

Once you have those plugged, you'll need to locate your white wire with the ring terminal attached to it. This is your ground wire, so you want to make your ground connection. You can do that with the including grounding screw. And then mount the converter box, which is the black box, to a safe, out-of-the-way location. You can do that using the cable ties provided in the kit, as well as the double sided adhesive foam tape provided in the kit.Next, you'll need to run the hot lead to the vehicle battery.

The hot lead is the short black wire coming out of the box. This gets a butt connector attached to it, and connects to one end of the bundle. The other end of the bundle runs to the vehicle battery, gets another butt connector attached to it, and connects to one half of the fuse holder. The other half of the fuse holder gets a ring terminal attached to it, and connects to positive post of the vehicle battery.The unit comes with a 15 amp fuse, goes directly in the fuse holder. And it has the cap that goes over to keep this safe and protected. Once you have that done, secure any access or slack in your wiring with the included cable ties and once your installs complete, the 4-way connector will be stowed in an out of the location within your trunk. You got plenty of wiring here so you can extend it out the back hatch when you need to. And then roll it up and tuck it away when it's not in use.It is recommended that you use a small amount of terminal grease, or dielectric grease in all your electrical connections, like the plugs on the vehicle and the 4-pole connector itself, to help prevent corrosion. When it comes to the maximum amperage for the stop and turn lights, we're looking at five amps per circuit. And for the taillight, 7.5 amps per circuit. That's going to do it for today's look at the Curt T-connector vehicle wiring harness for the 4-pole flat trailer connector.


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