If you need to move house, go on holiday with a caravan, dispose of green waste, or have a hitch is fairly handy. In this post, we will describe the electrical connection of a trailer hitch of a Nissan Titan . In truth, even if the set up procedure is not complex, it is required to clarify some points to consider this intervention without any problem. Firstly, we will see what the electrical wiring harness of your car hitch involves, then, in a second step, how to make the electrical connection of the hitch of a Nissan Titan .


What’s the wiring harness for a Nissan Titan hitch trailer?

Why do we have to connect a wiring harness with the hitch trailer of a Nissan Titan?

So we will commence our article by explaining the fundamentals of a wiring harness of a Nissan Titan. In order to figure out how it functions, you must already figure out its necessity. Whether you have a trailer or a caravan to tow, it is fundamental and above all mandatory by the highway code to follow certain laws, here they are:

  • A solid chassis for the trailer…
  • Wheels that fit.
  • An electrical connection.
  • A license plate in plain sight.
  • A stoplight repeater.
  • A traffic light repeater.
  • A blinker repeater.
  • License plate illumination.
  • A fog light repeater.

In order to fulfill all the electrical obligations, you will need to install a wiring harness connection on the hitch trailer of your Nissan Titan . We will focus on this in this post, if you want to discover how to install the hitch of a Nissan Titan, please see our article on this topic.

What is the electrical connection of the trailer hitch of a Nissan Titan?

We will now fairly quickly describe how the electrical connection of your hitch functions. The connection uses the 12-volt current from your car to power the hitch lights on your Nissan Titan. There are two different systems of electrical connection for a hitch, here they are:

  • The 7-pin electric plug for a Nissan Titan trailer, 7 pins : This is the traditional plug that will be discovered on all Nissan Titan hitches. This electrical connection will allow you to transmit all the lighting functions required for the rear signalling of your trailer, you will locate a plug for each objective (left and right indicators, ground, fog light, left and right position light, left and right brake light).
  • Electrical connection for caravan with 13-pin plug for Nissan Titan: This plug system is specifically used for caravans that involve 12 volts inside to supply the various electrical gear in the cabin. This type of connection necessitates the use of an adapter. The extra pins will bring the 12 volt power permanently (to recharge a battery in the caravan) and the 12 volt power in use (to use the 12 volt equipment when the motor vehicle is switched on).

How do I hook up the wiring harness of a Nissan Titan?

To end this article, we will fairly quickly describe you how to make the connection of the wiring harness of your Nissan Titan .

How to make the connection of the wiring harness of an old Nissan Titan?

To install the wiring harness of an old Nissan Titan, you will have to go and get all the required cables in the rear lights of this one. We suggest you to call in a car electrician to do this intervention because it is complex, but we will nevertheless summarize the most important steps to be performed:

  • Remove the trunk lining from your Nissan Titan to access the rear light unit.
  • Locate the wires that correspond to each of the taillight functions.
  • Connect them to the lugs on the wiring harness on your hitch.
  • Close the whole thing down.

How do you connect the wiring harness of a recent Nissan Titan?

For new Nissan Titans, the wiring harness is much less complicated to connect:

  • You can use a multiplexable box, you will locate specific ones for your Nissan Titan and universal models. It’s up to you to choose according to your budget, know that a universal version costs between 30 and 60 euros.
  • Remove the trunk lining from your Nissan Titan so that you can route the cables from your box to the front of your Nissan Titan and connect them to your fuse box.
  • Install the case in the trunk effectively.
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  • You don’t have to retrieve your cables from the trunk and connect them to your outlet.

How do you hook up the power to a trailer on Nissan Titan?

Finally, to end this article we will fairly quickly describe you how to make the electrical connection of a caravan on your Nissan Titan . To achieve this you will automatically have to go through one of the previous steps, it’s up to you to choose the one that means your model and your budget. After you have done this, the last step will be to buy an adapter that goes from a 7-pin plug to a 13-pin plug so that you can benefit from the 12 volt current in your caravan. These adapters come at different prices, you will need to count between 15 and 40 euros. All you have to do is plug it into your 7-pin plug.

If you wish more tutorials on the Nissan Titan, go to our Nissan Titan category.