The goal of this ible is to show you how to wire in a 4 wire trailer plug into your tail lights. Installing a hitch is fairly simple, and even if you have an accessory hitch for bike racks etc. Did you use this instructable in your classroom? Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.
Easily Tap Trailer Lights Into Your Tail Lights
How to Wire Your Car or Truck for Trailer Lights | It Still Runs
The rental yard is busy. The utility trailer you want is inexpensive, and the yard help assists you in hooking up the trailer hitch and safety chains. Now to drive home and load the trailer with the entirety of a teenager's life, then ship her off to college several states away. But not until you hook up the lights on the trailer.
Wiring Your Trailer Hitch
Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews. The original wiring on my boat trailer was damaged and installed incorrectly by the previous owner. Some of the lights were out, but the light bulbs were fine. Rather than inspecting the old wires that were already corroded and falling apart, I bought new 4-way trailer wiring and installed the electric myself.
To legally tow a trailer, vehicles must be wired for trailer lights. To do so, you will need to check the connector and wiring from the vehicle to the trailer. This process addresses the proper wiring instructions for a vehicle using a four-way connector. Locate the vehicle's tail-light wiring harness by removing the tail-light assembly on each side with a Phillips screwdriver or socket set.