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Old 08-15-2010, 06:20 PM   #1
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I installed a 7 pin receptacle to my TV but wanted to be able to also pull a trailer with a 4 pin plug. So I wired a 4 pin trailer pigtail to the back of the new 7 pin unit and than plugged the existing 4 pin into it. Then tucked the extra length of wire behind the bumper.
Now if I want to use the 4 pin I simply unplug it from the 7 pin receptacle and use it as originally intended.
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Old 08-15-2010, 07:35 PM   #2
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I picked up an adapter that plugs in to 7 pin and the 4 pin plugs into it. Quick and easy. Got it here at Princess Auto. Works great.

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Old 08-15-2010, 09:56 PM   #3
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There is also this, Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole and 4 Pole Hopkins Wiring 37185
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That is what I use. I went to post a link from Hoppy or Reese and don't see the product listed any more.

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You can probably find that adapter at any good auto parts store. We bought one at AutoZone a year or two ago.
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Cool Off-the-shelf Adapter

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I installed a 7 pin receptacle to my TV but wanted to be able to also pull a trailer with a 4 pin plug. So I wired a 4 pin trailer pigtail to the back of the new 7 pin unit and than plugged the existing 4 pin into it. Then tucked the extra length of wire behind the bumper.
Now if I want to use the 4 pin I simply unplug it from the 7 pin receptacle and use it as originally intended.
Adapter 4 Pole to 7 Pole Vehicle End Trailer Connector Tow Ready Wiring 30717

This is the one I installed on my Honda Odyssey LX. It looks like what you wired up yourself Bud, but I bought it at Camping World right off the shelf.
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BTW did we lose the "Good Post" Smiley with the software changes?
OK I found it today. When you hit the More under smilies, you have to make the popup window bigger and it shows up in the second column on the right.
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