If you need to move house, go on vacation with a caravan, dispose of green waste, or have a hitch is really handy. On this page, we will show you the electrical connection of a trailer hitch of a Suzuki Sx4 . Indeed, regardless if the installation process is not difficult, it is required to explain some details to consider this intervention without any problem. First of all, we will see 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 Suzuki Sx4 .


What’s the wiring harness for a Suzuki Sx4 hitch trailer?

Why do we have to connect a wiring harness with the hitch trailer of a Suzuki Sx4?

So we will commence our content by detailing the basics of a wiring harness of a Suzuki Sx4. In order to figure out how it works, you must previously figure out its necessity. If you have a trailer or a caravan to tow, it is necessary and earlier 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 fulfill all the electrical regulations, you will need to install a wiring harness connection on the hitch trailer of your Suzuki Sx4 . We will look into this in this article, if you want to find out how to install the hitch of a Suzuki Sx4, please see our content on this topic.

What is the electrical connection of the trailer hitch of a Suzuki Sx4?

We will now 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 Suzuki Sx4. There are two different systems of electrical connection for a hitch, here they are:

  • The 7-pin electric plug for a Suzuki Sx4 trailer, 7 pins : This is the classic plug that will be determined on all Suzuki Sx4 hitches. This electrical connection will allow you to transmit all the lighting functions required for the rear signalling of your trailer, you will discover 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 Suzuki Sx4: This plug system is mainly used for caravans that involve 12 volts inside to supply the various electrical devices in the cabin. This type of connection requires 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 Suzuki Sx4?

To end this content, we will quickly show you you how to produce the connection of the wiring harness of your Suzuki Sx4 .

How to make the connection of the wiring harness of an old Suzuki Sx4?

To mount the wiring harness of an old Suzuki Sx4, 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 motor vehicle electrician to do this intervention because it is difficult, but we will nevertheless summarize the most important steps to be accomplished:

  • Remove the trunk lining from your Suzuki Sx4 to access the rear light unit.
  • Find 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 Suzuki Sx4?

For recent Suzuki Sx4s, the wiring harness is much simpler to connect:

  • You can use a multiplexable box, you will discover specific ones for your Suzuki Sx4 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 Suzuki Sx4 so that you can route the cables from your box to the front of your Suzuki Sx4 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 Suzuki Sx4?

Finally, to end this content we will quickly show you you how to produce the electrical connection of a caravan on your Suzuki Sx4 . To get this done you will inevitably 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 need more tutorials on the Suzuki Sx4, go to our Suzuki Sx4 category.