Regardless of you need to move house, go on holiday with a caravan, get rid of of green waste, or have a hitch is really handy. In this article, we will show you the electrical connection of a trailer hitch of a Peugeot 108 . In truth, regardless if the installation procedure is not complex, it is necessary to clarify some points to consider this intervention without any problem. First of all, we will find out what the electrical wiring harness of your motor vehicle hitch involves, then, in a second step, how to make the electrical connection of the hitch of a Peugeot 108 .


What’s the wiring harness for a Peugeot 108 hitch trailer?

Why do we have to connect a wiring harness with the hitch trailer of a Peugeot 108?

So we will begin our content page by explaining the principles of a wiring harness of a Peugeot 108. In order to figure out how it works, you must already figure out its necessity. If you have a trailer or a caravan to tow, it is fundamental and earlier all mandatory by the highway code to respect 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 meet all the electrical requirements, you will need to install a wiring harness connection on the hitch trailer of your Peugeot 108 . We will focus on this in this post, if you want to find out how to install the hitch of a Peugeot 108, please find out our content page on this subject.

What is the electrical connection of the trailer hitch of a Peugeot 108?

We will now fairly quickly show you how the electrical connection of your hitch works. The connection uses the 12-volt current from your motor vehicle to power the hitch lights on your Peugeot 108. There are two different systems of electrical connection for a hitch, here they are:

  • The 7-pin electric plug for a Peugeot 108 trailer, 7 pins : This is the classic plug that will be found on all Peugeot 108 hitches. This electrical connection will enable you to transmit all the lighting functions needed for the rear signalling of your trailer, you will locate a plug for each action (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 Peugeot 108: This plug system is specifically used for caravans that necessitate 12 volts inside to supply the different electrical gear in the cabin. This sort of connection needs 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 car is switched on).

How do I hook up the wiring harness of a Peugeot 108?

To conclude this content page, we will fairly quickly show you you how to make the connection of the wiring harness of your Peugeot 108 .

How to make the connection of the wiring harness of an old Peugeot 108?

To install the wiring harness of an old Peugeot 108, you will have to go and get all the necessary cables in the rear lights of this one. We suggest you to call in a motor vehicle 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 Peugeot 108 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 Peugeot 108?

For recent Peugeot 108s, the wiring harness is much less complicated to connect:

  • You can use a multiplexable box, you will locate specific ones for your Peugeot 108 and universal models. It’s up to you to select according to your budget, know that a universal version costs between 30 and 60 euros.
  • Remove the trunk lining from your Peugeot 108 so that you can route the cables from your box to the front of your Peugeot 108 and connect them to your fuse box.
  • Install the case in the trunk properly.
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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 Peugeot 108?

Finally, to conclude this content page we will fairly quickly show you you how to make the electrical connection of a caravan on your Peugeot 108 . To achieve this you will automatically have to go through one of the previous steps, it’s up to you to select the one that means your model and your budget. After you have conducted 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 perhaps you have any additional questions about the Peugeot 108, do not hesitate to consult our Peugeot 108 category.