Reviewed By Todd L (Iron Mountain, MI) Reviewed for a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee —6/23/2009 3:21 PM
The installation of this connector was reasonably easy. I did find however, that the right taillight on my truck failed to light after installation and without my trailer connected. I re-checked all connections before calling Auto-anything. The guy there couldn't find a record of my purchase nor did he have a tech line number for the manufacturer, huh?? I got off the phone and spent awhile online until I found the number myself. The tech guy seemed knowledgeable and seemed to think my only option was to return the part. Not really wanting to rip it out...I needed to get this to work. I started wiggling wires and connectors and found the problem to be in one of the T-1 connectors. The wires between connectors are short and in my truck you are forced to bend them to a 90 degree angle so they fit in the taillight cavity. They really should be pre-formed into that 90 during manufacturing to avoid the stress imposed by doing it during installation. So far the light is working ok...we'll see if it holds long-term. As a note: all the other parts of my hitch are factory OEM. the only reason I chose this aftermarket wire harness was so that I wouldn't have to go to the dealer to have the circuit turned on at additional cost.