Whether you need to move house, go on holiday with a caravan, get rid of of green waste, or have a hitch is pretty handy. In this post, we will explain the electrical connection of a trailer hitch of a PORSCHE PANAMERA . In actual fact, even if the installation process is not complex, it is necessary to clarify some points to consider this intervention without any issue. First of all, we will discover 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 PORSCHE PANAMERA .


What’s the wiring harness for a PORSCHE PANAMERA hitch trailer?

Why do we have to connect a wiring harness with the hitch trailer of a PORSCHE PANAMERA?

So we will begin our article by explaining the basics of a wiring harness of a PORSCHE PANAMERA. In order to discover how it works, you must already discover its necessity. Whether you have a trailer or a caravan to tow, it is necessary and above all mandatory by the highway code to follow certain rules, 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 obligations, you will need to install a wiring harness connection on the hitch trailer of your PORSCHE PANAMERA . We will focus on this in this post, if you want to discover how to install the hitch of a PORSCHE PANAMERA, please discover our article on this theme.

What is the electrical connection of the trailer hitch of a PORSCHE PANAMERA?

We will now quickly explain how the electrical connection of your hitch works. The connection uses the 12-volt current from your car to power the hitch lights on your PORSCHE PANAMERA. There are two different systems of electrical connection for a hitch, here they are:

  • The 7-pin electric plug for a PORSCHE PANAMERA trailer, 7 pins : This is the classic plug that will be found on all PORSCHE PANAMERA hitches. This electrical connection will enable you to transmit all the lighting functions needed for the rear signalling of your trailer, you will discover a plug for each function (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 PORSCHE PANAMERA: This plug system is specifically used for caravans that necessitate 12 volts inside to supply the various electrical devices in the cabin. This kind 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 car is switched on).

How do I hook up the wiring harness of a PORSCHE PANAMERA?

To conclude this article, we will quickly explain you how to make the connection of the wiring harness of your PORSCHE PANAMERA .

How to make the connection of the wiring harness of an old PORSCHE PANAMERA?

To install the wiring harness of an old PORSCHE PANAMERA, you will have to go and get all the necessary cables in the rear lights of this one. We recommend 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:

  • Take out the trunk lining from your PORSCHE PANAMERA to access the rear light unit.
  • Identify 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 PORSCHE PANAMERA?

For new PORSCHE PANAMERAs, the wiring harness is much easier to connect:

  • You can use a multiplexable box, you will discover particular ones for your PORSCHE PANAMERA 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.
  • Take out the trunk lining from your PORSCHE PANAMERA so that you can route the cables from your box to the front of your PORSCHE PANAMERA and connect them to your fuse box.
  • Install the circumstance 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 PORSCHE PANAMERA?

Finally, to conclude this article we will quickly explain you how to make the electrical connection of a caravan on your PORSCHE PANAMERA . 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 points 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 PORSCHE PANAMERA, go to our PORSCHE PANAMERA category.