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Old 04-26-2015, 11:39 PM   #1
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6 wire to 4 wire coiled electrical cable

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I'm new to towing with my motorhome (1996 Discovery). I plan on towing a 1995 Geo Tracker, it was equiped with a 4 pin electrical plug. My Motorhome has a 6 pin plug, and after searching online I cannot find any 6 to 4 pin cables online. Plenty of other combinations though. Anybody out there know how to handle this?

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Hello all,

I'm new to towing with my motorhome (1996 Discovery). I plan on towing a 1995 Geo Tracker, it was equiped with a 4 pin electrical plug. My Motorhome has a 6 pin plug, and after searching online I cannot find any 6 to 4 pin cables online. Plenty of other combinations though. Anybody out there know how to handle this?

Thanks in advance.
All you need to do is use the 6 wire cable, and only use the 4 you need at the "Toad End". As in.... Right and left turn signals, are also toad brake lights,,, "Tail or running lights,,, and a Ground wire.
If you go to NAPA and get a roll of wiring,,, it will have 4 wires,,, " Yellow,Green,,Brown,,,and White,,,,and wire them as.... Yellow=Left turn,,, Green= Right turn,,, Brown is Tail lights, and White is Ground.
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REESE Wiring Adapter, 4-Way Flat to 6-Way Pin 74605 - G6077057 at Zoro

Is this what you need?
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I was able to get a big 7 to a flat 4 coiled cable ready to use either from Etrailer or Amazon, been a while ago and I don't remember which one. I had search quite a bit to find it.. I asked Demco, the maker of our tow bar and they didn't even carry it.
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All you need to do is use the 6 wire cable, and only use the 4 you need at the "Toad End". As in.... Right and left turn signals, are also toad brake lights,,, "Tail or running lights,,, and a Ground wire.
If you go to NAPA and get a roll of wiring,,, it will have 4 wires,,, " Yellow,Green,,Brown,,,and White,,,,and wire them as.... Yellow=Left turn,,, Green= Right turn,,, Brown is Tail lights, and White is Ground.

Ah great, that helps. Thank you very much.
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I actually need both ends to be round. But thank you.
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I was able to get a big 7 to a flat 4 coiled cable ready to use either from Etrailer or Amazon, been a while ago and I don't remember which one. I had search quite a bit to find it.. I asked Demco, the maker of our tow bar and they didn't even carry it.

Thanks, need two round ends. Grandpa913 nailed it.
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