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Electrical Tools Installation And Review Videos


Review of Hopkins Electrical Tools - Replacement Tow Doctor Tester - 4010509028- Video

Review of Hopkins Electrical Tools - Replacement Tow Doctor Tester - 4010509028

Hi there, I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today, we're gonna take a quick look at this Hopkins replacement tow doctor tester. This is going to replace the tester for your Hopkins tow doctor trailer end test unit. This is a direct replacement from Hopkins, so you can trust that this is going to be exactly what you need if your original tester has become damaged or for whatever reason, is no longer functioning, now this is going to have the same functionality as the original. And so, it's going to allow a single person to check that the trailer wiring and functions are working correctly. This will test all of the trailer functions, the right turn, left turn, brake, tail, backup lights, electric brakes, and auxiliary power. more


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7/5/2022 4:56:04 PM



Tekonsha Brake Controller 7-Way RV-Style Tester Review- Video

Tekonsha Brake Controller 7-Way RV-Style Tester Review

Hey everybody, Ryan here at etrailer. Today we're going to be checking out Tekonsha 7-Way tester, which will test your lighting functions, your auxiliary power, as well as your brake controller. Having a small tester like this on hand can really be convenient and I say that because I'm sure we've all been there before. You got to hook up your trailer and it's not acting right, whether it's the lights or your brake controllers acting phony and you start kind of trying to turn everything. Is it the truck that's given us issues Is it the trailer that's given us issues Is it both And it's a big headache. It usually never fails either easily, it's dark outside or it's raining or something like that and so, having a tester like this, what it's going to do is help isolate that problem. more


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10/22/2021 2:16:42 PM



Performance Tool LCD Digital Circuit Tester Review- Video

Performance Tool LCD Digital Circuit Tester Review

Hi, they're hard workers! Today we're going to be taking a look at Performance Tool's LCD circuit tester. To give you an idea of how your circuit tester works, it has LEDs in here that'll light up when both power and ground is present. You'll have to clip your probe onto either power or ground. The, the clip end here, we've got that attached to the ground side of our battery. And then with the probe end, instead of the clip side, you'll touch this to your other circuit. And if there is the opposite there it'll light up. more


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9/8/2021 7:23:53 AM



Performance Tool Hook Probe Circuit Tester Review- Video

Performance Tool Hook Probe Circuit Tester Review

Hi there, do-it-yourselfers. Today, we're gonna be taking a look and covering some of the features of Performance Tool's, hook probe circuit tester. A test light's a great object for verifying whether you've got power and ground at a specific location. It's also really useful if you're setting up lights on your vehicle for trailer lighting, so you can test your circuits and get those installed. So real quick, we're just going to show you here, how it works, one end needs to have ground, and the other end needs to have power in order to light the light. So we're gonna take the clip end here, we're gonna put this on the negative side of our battery for brown. more


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9/3/2021 7:37:29 AM



Performance Tool Rosin Core Solder with Storage Tube Review- Video

Performance Tool Rosin Core Solder with Storage Tube Review

Hi there, do-it-yourselfers. Today, we're gonna be taking a look at and showing you how to use Performance Tool's 0.031 diameter rosin-core solder. It comes in a storage tube, so that way you can keep it all together. You don't have to worry about your solder just being all over the place, the cap, you can pull it off to either feed it back in there or you can feed it through the small hole. So that way, whenever you need more you just simply pull it and it just feeds right out. You get 10 feet total of length inside the tube. more


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4/28/2021 11:30:07 AM



Curt LED 4-Way Flat Connector Vehicle End Tester Review- Video

Curt LED 4-Way Flat Connector Vehicle End Tester Review

Hey everybody, Ryan here at etrailer. Today, we're going to be taking a look at the Curt four-pole vehicle side trailer, wiring tester. So, if you guys have ever towed a trailer before I'm sure you have encountered this problem. You get all hooked up, and kind of do a walk around, you know you kind of do a pre-trip before you hit the road. You check a few things out, one of them being the lights. And, of course, you turn your blinkers on. more


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4/8/2021 11:45:16 AM



Review of Performance Tool Tools - Lead Free Solder - PT33FR- Video

Review of Performance Tool Tools - Lead Free Solder - PT33FR

Hello everybody, this is Jeff at etrailer.com. Today we're going to take a look at a 10 foot roll of rosin core lead free solder in the storage tube. Now, this is a lead free rosin core solder, it's 99.3% tin, 0.7% copper. And the size on this is a .031 rosin core solder for any application. Now, rosin core solder contains a mild flux in the center of the wire and it's designed to solder parts where flux residue cannot be removed. You can see this as a 10 foot roll inside this nice storage tube, and then you just take out how much you need. more


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2/24/2021 10:13:13 AM



Review of Performance Tool Tools - Rubber Insulated Mounting Loop Clamps - PT43VR- Video

Review of Performance Tool Tools - Rubber Insulated Mounting Loop Clamps - PT43VR

Hi there. I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today, we're going to take a quick look at this Insulated Clamp Kit. This kit is going to provide 42 different clamps here for you. So, each clamp is going to do a great job of holding your wires or hoses in place. Whether that be on your vehicle, on your motor home, or in your home, or wherever that is. more


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2/11/2021 1:22:58 PM



Review of Performance Tool Wiring - Wiring Crimper and Connectors - PT89VR- Video

Review of Performance Tool Wiring - Wiring Crimper and Connectors - PT89VR

Michael: Hi there. I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today, we're going to take a quick look at this Ratchet and Crimper Set. This set is going to include these ratcheting crimpers. These are very easy to use. They've got that built-in ratcheting function to them. more


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1/26/2021 2:25:15 PM



Review of Performance Tool Wiring - 3-in-1 Cutting Tool - PT92VR- Video

Review of Performance Tool Wiring - 3-in-1 Cutting Tool - PT92VR

Michael: Hi there. I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today we're going to take a quick look at this three in one cutting tool. This can serve as three different tools, including an anvil cutter, a wire cutter and a box cutter. It does have heat treated carbon steel blades here that are going to be very strong and durable, very sharp, so they'll be able to cut through plastic, linoleum, shrubs, thick leather, all types of hoses, so a great option whether you're gardening or working around a shop and that anvil cutter is going to do a good job for you.It also has this titanium coated wire cutter that's going to allow you to trim a seven millimeter diameter copper, aluminum or soft steel wire, and will cut up to a four millimeter diameter nail.Personally, I don't think that's necessarily a high quality feature of this cutting tool. When I try and cut this wire here you can see it does cut partway through it, but it doesn't give a clean finish. more


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1/11/2021 2:42:11 PM



Review of Performance Tool Tools for Wiring - Digital Multimeter - PT89ZR- Video

Review of Performance Tool Tools for Wiring - Digital Multimeter - PT89ZR

Ellen: Hey, everybody. I'm Ellen here at etrailer.com, and we're going to take a quick look at the Performance Tools digital multimeter. This is something that's really handy to have any time you're doing any kind of electrical job, or you're trying to test out any wiring, maybe do some troubleshooting with some wiring that's gone bad, you want to test out your battery, really anything along those lines. So a lot of times these are just something that's handy to have in your toolbox for any of those sort of instances.inaudible 00:00:25 about this is that it does give you a pretty big digital display that makes it easy to see what's going on. You get the leads that are about 42 inches long, so should be plenty of space, or plenty of length to get connected to whatever you want. And then there's also the included attachments that have a little alligator clamp, so that makes it easy, especially for testing out a battery without having to hold the little prongs over it the whole time. more


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1/9/2021 10:22:20 AM



Review of Performance Tool Tools for Wiring - Digital Multimeter XL LCD Display - PT29ZR- Video

Review of Performance Tool Tools for Wiring - Digital Multimeter XL LCD Display - PT29ZR

Hey everybody. I'm Ellen here at etrailer.com.And we're going to be taking a quick look and talk about some of the features of this multimeter. The nicest thing about this is that it does have a nice large LCD display. So it gives you a really easy readout of any of your metrics so that you can see what's going on, make sure that your wiring is working properly. You can test functions to make sure that you're getting the right connections made and that everything is coming through as it should. So I'm going to test it out on a couple of different things just to show you how well it works.So I've got a battery here and also a tester with some wiring on it, just to give you a couple of different scenarios of things that you can test with this. more


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1/6/2021 3:37:11 PM



Review of Performance Tool Wiring - Wire Cutters Crimper Bolt Cutter - PT43ZR- Video

Review of Performance Tool Wiring - Wire Cutters Crimper Bolt Cutter - PT43ZR

Ellen: Hey everybody. I'm Ellen here at etrailer.com and we're taking a quick look at these wire cutters. They're also going to have an in handle or a built in stripper as well as wire cutter. So it's an all around kind of multi-use wiring tool. So I want to try this out and make sure that this is going to be the right tool for you. It's a fairly comfortable handle, could be a little bit bigger on those grips. more


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12/12/2020 3:27:11 PM



Brophy 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector Circuit Tester Review- Video

Brophy 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector Circuit Tester Review

Hey there hollers. Today, we're going to be taking a look at Brophy's LED Circuit Tester. It's available in a 4-pole or 5-pole connection. Before you hit the road with your trailer, we always recommend testing things out to make sure it's working properly. One of the most important things to test out is the lighting so that others know your intentions around you while you're going down the road. Here at etrailer, we recommend testing your light at the source, which is your vehicle. more


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9/24/2020 10:37:17 AM



Review of Spectro Tools for Wiring - Mega Crimpers - SWC50101- Video

Review of Spectro Tools for Wiring - Mega Crimpers - SWC50101

Ellen: Hey everyone. I'm Ellen here at etrailer.com. Today we're going to be taking a look at the Spectro Mega Crimp Jr terminal and lug crimping tool. So this is going to be a hand crimper, it's going to allow you to crimp down those larger lugs on a battery cable or something that has a little bit more size to it than just a little insulated butt connector. So typically it's going to be used on those bigger wires, like connecting to your battery and things like that. This is going to be a good choice for any kind of automotive use. more


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4/2/2020 7:22:06 PM



Review of Optronics Wiring - Wiring Clip - AZPCLB- Video

Review of Optronics Wiring - Wiring Clip - AZPCLB

Michael: Hi there, I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today we're going to take a quick look at the metal Zip Clip. This is going to help secure your wire to your trailer. This is a very durable metal clip. And keep in mind, this is completely enclosed. So this is going to work best for if you're adding new wire to your trailer, or redoing wires. more


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3/27/2020 11:22:10 AM



Review of Spectro Wiring - LIquid Electrical Tape - SWC50122- Video

Review of Spectro Wiring - LIquid Electrical Tape - SWC50122

Jeff: Hello everybody. This is Jeff at etrailer.com. Today, we're going to take a look at this Liquid Electrical Tape. Now this is a brush liquid on electrical connections to help insulate, seal, and waterproof. This will form a nice dielectric coating to seal out moisture, battery acids, and salt. It will help prevent corrosion. more


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3/25/2020 7:07:07 AM



Review of Tekonsha Wiring - Tools for Wiring - 8010- Video

Review of Tekonsha Wiring - Tools for Wiring - 8010

Today, we're going to take a look at the Tekonsha trailer, wiring circuit tester. Now this tester will help you quickly identify problems in your trailer wiring. It's designed to test the left turn, the right turn, the tail, the marker lights, the brake and reverse lights circuits on your trailer. And it is designed to work with incandescent and led lights. It does indicate the approximate amount of current in each circuit. And what's nice is it as a wireless design has a nice grip on in handle here allows you to take it anywhere to test your wiring system. more


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8/1/2019 4:27:22 PM



Review of Performance Tool Tools For Wiring - Cutting Crimpers - PTW30764- Video

Review of Performance Tool Tools For Wiring - Cutting Crimpers - PTW30764

Today we'll be taking a quick look at the Performance Tool Crimping Pliers. These are going to help you make those wiring connections tight and secure, with these crimping pliers. They're going to be a durable construction, fairly compact to fit in tight spaces. From end to end, they're about 10" long, and the widest point at our handle here is about 2 1/2" wide, and then about 3/4" thick. They're made of a heavy-duty, drop-forged and hardened chrome, vanadium steel construction. The cutting edges are induction hardened, and precision sharpened. more


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6/5/2019 12:27:26 PM



Deka Primary Wire Heat Shrinkable Tubing Review- Video

Deka Primary Wire Heat Shrinkable Tubing Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at Deka's Shrinkable Tubing. These are available in either red or black and gauges between 2-8, 8-12, 10-14, or 14-18. You'll want to use heat shrink to cover up any exposed surfaces, especially on power circuits. We've got some here covering up the ends of our ring terminals where we've crimped it onto our battery wires. We also used it here where we connected two wires together using a non-insulated crimp. And you can see we've used it again here on a larger gauges. more


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2/25/2019 1:13:29 PM



Performance Tool Tools - Tools for Wiring - PTW2080 Review- Video

Performance Tool Tools - Tools for Wiring - PTW2080 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to taking a look at the Performance Tool Soldering Accessory Kit. This has 17 pieces in total. This is going to be a really nice addition to your existing soldering iron. You will have to purchase that separately. But it's going to have all the accessories you need to help with your soldering project.We're going to have the nice case to hold all of our accessories. We'll also have the soldering iron stand, with that heavy-weighted base. more


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10/19/2018 9:07:14 AM



Brophy Wiring - Tools for Wiring - F4CT Review- Video

Brophy Wiring - Tools for Wiring - F4CT Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to take a look at the Brophy circuit tester for the four-way flat tailor connectors. Now this circuit tester will plug into your trailer's wiring harness to check the conductivity of all your circuits between your vehicle and your trailer so it'll quickly identify any lighting problems. And you can see it's very small and compact, so easy to carry with you.Does have the three LED lights you can see here and they do indicate which functions are working properly. So if I just zoom in you'll be able to see right above this first light here, it's says tail, middle one will say LT for left turn and the last one says RT for right turn. And at the very bottom under the last two, it'll say brakes.So we'll show you how this works. We're going to go ahead and plug this into some 12-volt power. more


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10/17/2018 11:15:12 AM



Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW2993 Review- Video

Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW2993 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at a hook probe circuit tester. Now, this circuit tester easily identifies shorts in six volt, 12 volt, and 24 volt circuits, fuses, test connections, and wiring harnesses. It's great to have around the house, it's great to have around the shop. It features a wire piercing molded hook that locks onto the wires to free your hands while working. All you have to do is push this up, it's spring loaded, place the wiring inside here. The wiring that you're wanting to test. more


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10/10/2018 2:45:14 PM



Tow Ready Wiring - Tools for Wiring - TR20117 Review- Video

Tow Ready Wiring - Tools for Wiring - TR20117 Review

Today we're gonna take a look at the seven way trailer connector vehicle tester with the LED lights. Now this is a seven way circuit tester. It uses 12 volt power. Now this circuit tester will plug into your seven way trailer connector on your tow vehicle, and it will simulate a trailer being hooked up. The LED lights right here will let you know what functions: the brake, turn, tail, stop, reverse, and 12 volt functions are working properly, and which functions are not.The functions code, if you look at each LED light, they have a label under it. They have a BU, that's for backup or reverse circuit, which is usually the center pole. Has an RT, which is the right turn and brake. Has the TM, which is tail lights. more


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4/6/2018 9:10:17 AM



Deka Wiring - Tools for Wiring - DW05402 Review- Video

Deka Wiring - Tools for Wiring - DW05402 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the Primary Wire Heat-Shrinkable Tubing. This heat shrink EVA tubing is ideal for general purpose applications. It protects against corrosion, so basically your wires would go in. You'd have a connector. Wires will go in, and this would seal up over the wiring or over the connection joints or connection points. It protects against corrosion. more


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12/29/2017 2:08:00 PM



Deka Wiring - Tools for Wiring - DW05403 Review- Video

Deka Wiring - Tools for Wiring - DW05403 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the Primary Wire Heat-Shrinkable Tubing. This heat shrink EVA tubing is ideal for general purpose applications. It's designed to protect against corrosion, reduce the amount of strain placed on the connection point, and also prevent abrasions. The red color is a nice benefit, especially if you're using this on a positive wire, because that allows you to easily identify a positive wire. It can be used on other wires as well. It's designed to fit 8 gauge to 2 gauge wiring. more


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12/29/2017 1:50:18 PM



Performance Tool 3-Piece Electrician Tool Set Review- Video

Performance Tool 3-Piece Electrician Tool Set Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at the Performance Tool 3-Piece Electrician Tool Set, part number PTW1714.This is what you're going to get in your kit. This is going to give you the basic tools needed for home, automotive, and shop work. These are going to be your wire strippers. They're going to go from 20-gauge to 10-gauge, .8mm to 2.6mm. You're going to have wire crimpers. You're also going to have a cutter. more


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12/4/2017 2:50:34 PM



Tow Ready Wiring - Tools for Wiring - 20115 Review- Video

Tow Ready Wiring - Tools for Wiring - 20115 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the Tow Ready Four and Five Way Flat Circuit Tester. This until plugs into your four way or five way flat connector and it checks the conductivity of all the circuits. It allows you to quickly identify any lighting issues. The tester is compact and features an easy grip design, as well as an overall durable construction. So it's got the ridges here on the sides for better grip when handling. And it can be left attached to the circuit to continuously monitor the line between your vehicle and the trailer lighting system.On this side, which would be where your trailer wiring would plug in, it does have a dust cap, so that way when you don't have it connected to your trailer wiring, protects those terminals from rust and corrosion. more


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10/27/2017 10:32:24 AM



Curt Wiring - Tools for Wiring - I26 Review- Video

Curt Wiring - Tools for Wiring - I26 Review

Speaker 1: Today, we're taking a look at the CURT LED 4-Way Flat Connector Tester for the vehicle end. This small compact circuit tester plugs into the four-way trailer connector on your vehicle. It has the bright LED lights that analyze the trailer connections and indicate which functions are working properly and which are not. That way, you can take care of the problem. The LEDs have a protective casing over them to ensure that they don't get damaged. When you plug this in, this LED light right here will light up for the taillights. more


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10/26/2017 1:05:13 PM



Brophy Wiring - Tools for Wiring - F5CT Review- Video

Brophy Wiring - Tools for Wiring - F5CT Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the Brophy Four and Five Flat Circuit Tester. This unit plugs into your four way or five way flat connector to check the connectivity of all the circuits. It quickly identifies lighting issues. The tester is compact and features an easy grip design and durable construction. You'll notice the ridges here on the side of the unit for better grip when handling. And it can be left attached to the circuit to continuously monitor the line between your vehicle and the trailer lighting system.The dust cap is included. more


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10/23/2017 11:39:36 AM



Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit Installation - 2011 Honda CR-V- Video

Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit Installation - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, we'll be having a look at and installing the Roadmaster tail light wiring kit with bulbs, part number RM-155. Here's what our bulb and socket kit looks like installed. What this kit allows us to do is have a tow vehicle lighting system installed on our vehicle, that is completely separate from the vehicles' lighting circuitry that's already existing. We don't have to worry about cutting our wiring putting diodes in place. This will isolate our vehicles electrical system completely, treating it just like a trailer with a separate bulb. What's great about this kit compared to using a magnetic tow lights is, you don't have to worry about putting on top of your vehicle, scratching your paint when removing them or with a removed round or having them fall off or someone take them. more


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5/1/2017 9:22:07 AM



Performance Tool Computer Safe Logistic Probe Review- Video

Performance Tool Computer Safe Logistic Probe Review

Today we'll be having a look at the performance tools computer safe logistic probe, part number PTW2991. This performance tool logic probe is a cost effective solution in order to check not only power, but ground. Ground is the most important thing in any electrical component. It's the most often overlooked component as well. If you don't have a good ground, no matter what, your electrical component will not work. This allows you to check your ground and your power sources. Here's what a logistic probe looks like. more


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1/16/2017 10:44:30 AM



Performance Tool Cordless Soldering Iron Review- Video

Performance Tool Cordless Soldering Iron Review

Today we'll be having a look at the Performance Tools cordless soldering iron, part number PTW2000. Here's what our soldering iron looks like. As you can see, it's a cordless soldering iron. Has a protective cap included and even comes with a little bit of solder. The soldering iron is powered by four AA batteries, you have to provide your own, has two power settings, low and high, and has an LED indicator, lets you know if it's turned on or not right here. The brighter the LED is, it's shows you if it's on the higher setting or the lower setting. The soldering iron is equivalent to an eight watt soldering iron. It's heats up to the maximum temperature of 572 degrees Fahrenheit, and will reach 365 degrees Fahrenheit almost immediately. I have two pieces of wire here. We're going to show you how to do a wire repair with a soldering iron. more


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1/16/2017 10:44:25 AM



Hopkins Tow Doctor Trailer End Test Unit Review- Video

Hopkins Tow Doctor Trailer End Test Unit Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Hopkins Tow Doctor trailer end test unit, part number HM50928. This Hopkins Tow Doctor allows one person to check their trailer wiring and make sure all their functions are working correctly. It's going to come with adapters to work with your seven-way, your four-pole flat, and your six round. It's got your right turn brake, your left turn brake, your tail lights, your backup light, your brakes, and even auxiliary power. If the green light appears, the circuit checks out okay. There are no missed wire connections, burnt out lamps, or trailer shorts to the ground. The LED screen shows your amperage, but it'll also show you your overload, a short circuit, and your low battery. more


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12/28/2016 2:13:28 PM



Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW2012 Review- Video

Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW2012 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Performance Tool, 60 watt, soldering gun kit. This is going to be great for automotive, marine, home, and office applications. It does feature a built in spotlight, that's going to illuminate the work area, making it easier to see exactly what you're doing and where you're working. The gun does offer instant heat. It's going to be ready to use in just a few seconds. The grip area has like a pistol grip design. more


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8/24/2016 11:35:48 AM



Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW2991 Review- Video

Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW2991 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the performance tool computer safe logistic probe. It's going to feature a computer safe design drawing less then 7 mil amps. It will test high and low voltages on all vehicle circuits including computerized engine and body controls. It's going to feature a bright red and green LED. It's going to interpret voltage signals such as ground, power, and frequency. This system is designed to work on 6, 12, and 24 volt systems. more


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8/24/2016 8:36:03 AM



Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW2992 Review- Video

Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW2992 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Performance Tool LCD Digital Circuit Tester. This circuit tester features an LED back light. It's going to be ideally used to detect power, voltage, ground, and circuit integrity. Serge protected circuitry is going to display DC voltage from 3 volts to 48 volts, with a plus or minus 0.3 volt accuracy. This is going to allow you to conduct circuit tests with increased accuracy and ease. It's got the LED light in there that's going to indicate red for power, or green for ground. more


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8/23/2016 5:05:50 PM



Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW1714 Review- Video

Performance Tool Wiring - Tools for Wiring - PTW1714 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the performance tool 3 piece electrician tool set. This is going to offer a great assortment for the garage, home, workshop use or on the job site. It's going to come with a digital multi meter that's going to measure AC and DC voltage. It's going to test DC current, as well as resistance. Features a diode test and it's going to feature a digital display, as well as data storage. This unit is going to feature a nice strong a durable casing to keep it protected. It's also got a kickstand here on the back that props the unit up for hands-free operation or freeing up your hands to do something else. Again, we have the LCD screen. more


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8/23/2016 1:35:50 PM



Hopkins Wiring HM4010509029 Review- Video

Hopkins Wiring HM4010509029 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the 4-Way Flat Adapter for the Hopkins Tow Doctor Trailer End Test Unit. This harness connects to the Tow Doctor and connects to the 4-Way Flat Connector on your trailer. It then allows you to test your trailer's wiring and different functions to make sure that everything is working properly. The connector right here that connects to the tow dolly has the threaded locking ring. You plug it in, thread that down for a really nice, tight, secure connection. You're going to have about 10 inches of wiring right here. This end easily connects to the 4-Way Flat Connector on the trailer, and then you can use your Tow Doctor to test all the wiring and its functions. more


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8/4/2016 9:35:46 AM



Tow Ready 5 Way Flat Trailer Connector Circuit Tester Review- Video

Tow Ready 5 Way Flat Trailer Connector Circuit Tester Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the tow-ready 4-pole or 5-pole inline flat trailer connector circuit tester. As you can see our tester, this is going to be a completely 1-piece unit here. We're not going to have different pieces clicked together or anything. That gives us really good dependability. Each of our connection areas here is going to have some corrosion-resistant material there to help prevent any rusting or corrosion. Light's molded right in, so we won't have to worry about those coming loose or anything. It's kind of a rubberized material, so it's going to be good and rugged. more


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4/27/2016 2:23:20 PM



Tekonsha Current Monitor with 7 Blade Connector Review- Video

Tekonsha Current Monitor with 7 Blade Connector Review

Today we're going to be talking about the Tekonsha 7 Pole Light Tester with current monitor and voltage meter. Part number is 6565. Our Tekonsha Tester is really a nice heavy duty piece of equipment. You can see here it's going to give us a read out for brake current and brake voltage. We also have the option of going from our trailer brakes down to our trailer battery charge. That's going to give us the voltage read out on how many volts we've got coming back. more


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4/27/2016 2:23:05 PM



Brophy 4 and 5 Way Flat Circuit Tester Review- Video

Brophy 4 and 5 Way Flat Circuit Tester Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Brophy 4 Pole and 5 Pole Flat Pass Through Circuit Tester. Part number is F5CT. As you can see our tester, this is going to be a completely one-piece unit here. We're not going to have different pieces clicked together or anything. That gives us really good dependability. Each of our connection areas here is going to have some corrosion resistant material there to helped prevent any rusting or corrosion. more


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4/27/2016 2:22:27 PM



Tekonsha Trailer Wiring Circuit Tester Review- Video

Tekonsha Trailer Wiring Circuit Tester Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Takonsha trailer wiring circuit tester, part #8010. This circuit tester helps you quickly identify problems in your trailer's wiring. It will test your left turn signal, your right turn signal, your tail lights, your brakes and your back up lights. It's cordless so you can use it anywhere and it works with a standard 7 volt connection. If you'd like to use it with a 4 way connection, you could pick up the adapter, part #PK12716. If you'd like to use it with a 5 pole flat, you could pick up the #A75TB or if you'd like to use it with a 6 round, you could pick up the #47549. more


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12/29/2015 11:20:44 AM



Draw-Tite Quickee Circuit Tester Review- Video

Draw-Tite Quickee Circuit Tester Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Draw-Tite Quickee Circuit Tester. Part number 3808. This circuit tester is handy to have around for verifying wire setups, probing wires, and checking polarity. You can use it to quickly test low voltage up to 12 V. Its small size allows it to be used in tight places. It features a hooded probe to help protect your fingers when testing wires, and it features a replaceable bulb. Now that we got all the features, I'll go ahead and show you how it works. First thing we'll do is we take our alligator clip and we're going to attach it to exposed metal. That's going to be our ground. Once we know we've got a good ground, we can go ahead and begin testing. I've already got my running lights on, so let's go ahead and check those. We're looking for the light as you see there, so we know those are working. Now we're going to have a bunny run through the rest of the functions and verify those. There's our left blinker, and as you can see the blinkers are working. As you can see our breaks are working, we've got a solid light on both left and right side. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the probe works. more


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12/17/2015 12:01:47 PM



Hopkins Tow Doctor Vehicle End Test Unit Review- Video

Hopkins Tow Doctor Vehicle End Test Unit Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Hopkins Tow Doctor Vehicle End Test Unit, part number HM50918. Now you can check your vehicle's wiring harness without the need of a second person. The Hopkins Tow Doctor features a 20-foot heavy duty cable so you can check it from your cab. It tests ground, tail lights, left and right blinkers and brakes, back up, electric brakes and auxiliary power. It comes with adapters that will work with your 7-pole, 4-flat and 6-round in a convenient storage case to store it all. Now that we've gone over the features I'll go ahead and show you how it works. First thing we need to do is choose the appropriate adapter that we'll be testing. more


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11/20/2015 1:57:22 PM



Performance Tool Cordless Circuit Tester Review- Video

Performance Tool Cordless Circuit Tester Review

Today we'll be taking a look at the Performance Tools Cordless Circuit Tester, part number PTW2979. Now this is going to be your Performance Tool Circuit Tester. It's going to be a handy little thing that's only about 6 inches long. It detects voltage from 3 volts all the way up to 28 volts. The nice thing about this is it's going to be cordless. It's going to use you as the ground so you're not going to need a wire or a clip with it. more


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10/23/2015 1:33:27 PM



Tow Ready 4 Pole Flat Cover with LED Tester Review- Video

Tow Ready 4 Pole Flat Cover with LED Tester Review

Today, we're going to review the Trailer Wiring 4 Pole Flat Cover with LED Tester. Part number 30512. This is the little tester right here. Looks just like a cap for your 4 pole. I have one here to compare to. Basically what's ... more


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9/30/2015 12:52:14 PM



Pollak 7 Way to RV Socket Circuit Tester Review- Video

Pollak 7 Way to RV Socket Circuit Tester Review

Today we're going to show you the Pollak 7-way RV socket LED tester. Part number PK12741. This tester is designed to work with seven pole connectors, works on your RV or in this case we have a truck with a seven pole built in from the factory. It has LED indicators for all the functions. We'll go ahead and cover the markings. LT for left turn, TM for marker lights or trailer marker lights, RT for right turn, [email protected] volt for our constant supply out for our trailer, BK for brake controller output if your truck or RV has it, and BU for our back-up light. Now we have six functions here, number seven would actually be our ground. more


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9/24/2015 12:06:14 PM



Powerbuilt Circuit Tester Review- Video

Powerbuilt Circuit Tester Review

Today we're going to show you a Powerbuilt Circuit Tester, part number ALL640595. Two things to know about our circuit tester. It's good for working with 6, 12 and 24 volt systems. Of course has a small light that glows when the current is present, and the lead on it is 37" long. Let's go ahead and try it out. Here's our tester right here. more


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8/14/2015 10:52:12 AM



Tow Ready 7 Way Trailer Connector Vehicle Tester Review- Video

Tow Ready 7 Way Trailer Connector Vehicle Tester Review

Today we're going to show you the 7-way trailer connector vehicle tester, part number TR20117 from Tow Ready. All right, this is a handy device to keep with your vehicle. You can use this to test your vehicle any time. For instance, you have a problem with your trailer, you're not too sure where to start. Go ahead and use this tool in your 7-pole connector in your truck to verify your truck is working fine, then you know it's on the trailer side. Now the indicators are going to be these LEDs right here. more


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8/8/2015 6:03:33 PM



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