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#1 Old 01-31-2013, 11:37 PM
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Hitch Wiring

I got a Hitch installed some time ago but didn't put in the electrical wiring for towing larger items.

In a few months I need to move a car about 400 miles and I assume that I need brake lights etc. on the trailer?

So I was wondering if I should try to get a "standard" connector for trailers, I really don't know what they are, or just have U haul mess around with my wiring.

Any thoughts as to how hard it would be to install a connector in a permanent manner, I do have a lot of skills in electronics, just not found out if there's something already ready to hook up to etc

All advice is gratefully accepted
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Re: Hitch Wiring

What year is your MO?

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I forgot that didn't I:-) 2011 with only 9k Miles
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Why not just buy the Nissan wiring harness? Probably a little costly, but you know it would work correctly.

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I had terrible luck with the plug and play unit from Curt. After blowing out the running light circuit on 3 of them with my 07 Murano and doing warranty replacements I gave up and got the OEM Nissan one. 3 years with it and still working perfect, towing boats in the summer and sleds in the winter.

The Curt unit on my other vehicle is still going strong 3 years later, so I think it's just a design flaw on the specific one for the Murano.
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I suggest the Curt one from eTrailer.com

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I'm on the road with very limited time and internet access so please forgive me for this late response.

thank you for the advice you provided
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