. Using a trim panel tool we'll gently pry up a panel to get access behind it. All we've got to do is just plug it into, snap it in place and tuck the wire back in. Next this threshold panel needs to come off also. That port we need to get to is underneath the threshold. These parts are of the same quality that came on the vehicle when it was manufactured, and are the highest quality you can find.
Then we'll apply a steady pressure from the bottom and pop up the threshold. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information. We'll go ahead and unwrap the tape and plug in our new plug and tow connector. Next we'll go ahead and remove a threshold behind it. There is two plastic rivets. We'll take our ground from our tester and hook it up to the white lead.
Now we'll go ahead and try it out. First off we'll go ahead and show you how to use it. Today we are going to show you part number 118336 from Tow Ready and we are going to install it on a 2007 Honda Pilot. We'll loosen it up from the top and from the sides and gently pull back. Once we have the threshold up and out of the way we can loosen up the panel on the drivers side. Your door seal here will give it plenty of room to slide it in and out as needed. Please contact us for availability.
You can either run the wires back out through this hole or sometimes there is a crack in this little hole you can run it through also. Next we'll take a moment to secure the converter box with a zip tie to existing wiring inside of the vehicle. At this point we can go ahead and reassembling our threshold. With it stored you can actually put the wiring back here in the trunk area when you are not using it. We can stick it against the wall and keep it out of harms way. Once we have gone ahead and plugged it in we will stick our little converter box on right here.
If everything is reinstalled we'll go ahead and try out the four bolt connector. Just make sure to keep the wiring away from the latch. Then our brake signal will be a constant green and yellow. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information. If you push down on the center of rivet you can pull it out much easier. We service Honda and Acura vehicles from 1985 to 2016.
The outlet tends to catch on the inside sheet metal so be careful as you work it out. Our connector is going to be inside of the vehicle so we're going to open up the back door. It may be helpful to go ahead and pull the door seal a little bit as well to get your tool behind it. We'll go ahead and pull it out and shut the door on it. However when you are using it you can pull it out and let it fall. We can tuck these wires back in there.
Then we can go ahead and reinstall our interior components. Go ahead and remove interior floor coverings, the panel underneath and also the liner in the spare tire well. You can see how door seal moves to help give way for the wiring so it won't hurt it. Videos are provided as a guide only. Honda Parts Unlimited deeply appreciates you visiting our site, and promises to do all we can to ensure your experience with us is what you expect. With the panel moved enough we can go ahead and see the connector in blue tape wrapped to the wire harness.
To gain access behind it we need to remove the fasteners securing the drivers side quarter panel. Now there is a 12 volt power supply. When determining which side of the vehicle a part will be for, L is the driver's side and R is the passenger side when applicable. Next we'll go ahead and try our yellow wire for left turn and our green wire for right turn circuit. That covers our install of part number 118336 from Tow Ready on our 2007 Honda Pilot.
A little bit towards the center but closer to the driver side. If you need help locating a part or accessory feel free to contact us. On this tray here we push back a little bit and we can see the port right here. To begin our install we have to gain access to the inside of the vehicle and take off the rear threshold. Videos are provided as a guide only. They actually come off pretty easy.