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UPC: 612314562367

Multi-Function Taillight Converter #56236

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  • Converts 2-wire, 3-wire or PWM ST system to 2-wire trailer light wiring
  • Potted enclosure significantly increases water and vibration resistance
  • 4-way flat output connects tail lights, brake lights and turn signals
  • Constructed with SMT circuitry for better performance and durability
  • Microcontroller senses current to rapidly react to overload
  • Provides improved overload, short-circuit and thermal protection
  • Low-voltage operation allows function down to seven volts
  • Color-coded wires with wiring guide for easier installation
  • Snap locks included for fast, secure splicing
  • Dust cover included to keep connector clean when not in use

Notes:

  • Requires CURT powered converter wiring kit #55152 or similar

Guides & Install Sheets

Product Videos

  • Product Videos CURT Custom Wiring & Taillight Converters Introduction

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

  • MaterialBlank
  • Installation DifficultyDifficult
  • Shipping Weight0.813
  • HUB_USAD25
  • WarrantyOne-Year Limited Warranty
  • Part TypeMulti-Function Taillight Converter
  • Installation Time Exact60
  • Output Type4-way flat

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Rain, road grime and salt can deal a vicious blow to your trailer wiring, and it takes electrical components with an extra-thick shell to stand up to the elements. The CURT multi-function electrical converter is an advanced taillight converter that offers the ultimate in vehicle compatibility and weather resistance, giving you a reliable wiring connection any season of the year.

The advantage of the multi-function converter is its potted construction. The potted design seals the internal electrical components in a watertight enclosure and is filled with a solid compound to protect against impacts, vibrations and moisture for long-lasting use, even on the exterior of the vehicle. The converter also features our advanced surface mount technology (SMT), using smaller components mounted directly to the surface of the circuit board. This produces lower resistance, reduced heat generation, longer life cycles and higher reliability.

The CURT multi-function electrical converter comes with pigtail wires that are able to be spliced into two-wire, three-wire or PWM wiring system with combined stop and taillights. It converts any of these systems to a simple two-wire system, using a standard 4-way flat output, to be compatible with most trailer wiring. The converter is controlled using a microcontroller that is able to sense the current passing through it, allowing for quick reaction to dangerous conditions such as overload and short circuits. It also filters unwanted input signals to protect your wiring systems and uses a mere seven volts for low-voltage operation.

The CURT multi-function taillight converter is a heavy-duty electrical converter for virtually any vehicle-trailer combination. It comes with color-coded wires and an easy-to-read wiring guide, as well as a dust cover to protect the 4-way flat connector. This package also includes four snap locks for faster, more secure splicing. A powered converter wiring kit #55152 is also required for installation.

223 COMPATIBLE VEHICLES
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2009 Audi A4 ALL
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2009 Audi TT ALL
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2016 Chevrolet Spark EV ALL
2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 ALL
2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 ALL
2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 ALL
2011 Mercedes-Benz C350 ALL
2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 ALL
2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 ALL
2014 Mercedes-Benz E350 ALL
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL450 ALL
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2009 Mercedes-Benz S550 ALL
2013 Mini Cooper Countryman S
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2008 Saturn Astra ALL
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2009 Volkswagen CC Luxury
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2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen ALL
2018 Chevrolet Spark All
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2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 4Matic
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 4Matic
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2015 Mini Cooper All
2002 Audi A4 Quattro Wagon
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro Wagon
2006 Audi A4 Quattro Wagon
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2011 Audi A4 Quattro Wagon
2018 Audi Q5 ALL
2019 Audi Q5 All
2018 BMW X2 sDrive28i
2018 BMW X2 xDrive28i
2018 BMW X3 M40i
2019 BMW X3 M40i
2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i
2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i
2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i
2020 Cadillac CT5 All
2021 Cadillac CT5 All
2022 Cadillac CT5 All
2018 Cadillac XTS Base
2019 Cadillac XTS Base
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2019 Cadillac XTS Livery
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2019 Cadillac XTS Luxury
2018 Cadillac XTS Platinum
2019 Cadillac XTS Platinum
2018 Cadillac XTS Premium Luxury
2019 Cadillac XTS Premium Luxury
2018 Cadillac XTS Vsport Platinum
2010 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 ALL
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2018 Honda Civic Hatchback
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2019 Kia Forte All
2018 Kia Rio EX, Hatchback
2018 Kia Rio EX, Sedan
2018 Kia Rio LX, Hatchback
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2018 Kia Rio S, Hatchback
2018 Kia Rio S, Sedan
2020 Lincoln Corsair All
2021 Lincoln Corsair All
2022 Lincoln Corsair All
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE43 AMG Base
2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 Base
2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 Base
2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 Base
2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 Base
2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 Base
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 Base
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 ALL
2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 ALL
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2013 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 ALL
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 ALL
2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 ALL
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2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 ALL
2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 All
2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 All
2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 All
2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 All
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 ALL
2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 ALL
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2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 All
2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 All
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2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack S
2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack SE
2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack SEL
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 All
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    The right module for the car

    This is the right module to install on a 2015 VW Golf Sportwagen TSI. All trailer lights work as they should and there are no issues to report.

    Overall, I'm very satisfied, but I will give 4 stars because of the following minor details:
    1. Green wire from the module: I wish it was at least 6" longer so that I could properly rout and secure it to the chassis. The wire is covered; thus, it's not a major issue if it is a little loose.
    2. Black wire from the module: I wish is it was as long as the supplemental black wire they provide. I'm a person who believes in minimal number of connections (crimped or otherwise).
    3. Black wire gauges: The supplemental black wire is a different gauge than the module black wire gauge. Granted, for low voltage applications it may not matter much, but generally speaking, splicing different wire gauges may cause the splice to be a potential "heat source" (and hence another reason for the black wire to be one long piece).
    4. Black wire routing: all instructions and online videos show drilling of holes in the chassis and running the black wire under the car, into the engine, and connecting it into the battery. None of these ever explored internal routing and attachment to the under dash fuse box, which is what I opted for (and yes, it involves removing a few trim pieces). NOTE: The attachment to the internal fuse box requires a flat fuse contact from VW, which cost less than $1.00.
    5. Instructions: they are clear as long as you know what you're looking for and know how the car taillights work. Getting to understand how the tail lights work may not be that evident from the instructions and especially when the voltage meter isn't fast enough to detect the 1 second voltage change when the blinkers are on.

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    Great Product

    I install these units daily. Some vehicles, depending on their width, the mounting location of the module, and the routing of the wire may come up a tad bit short, but that's hardly a fault of the manufacturer for a generic kit. Curt does make many vehicle-specific kits as well. Everything you need for the installation is in the package, not sure why the previous reviewer said he needed the 55152 (power wire, fuse, fuse holder, butt connector, ring terminal, double sided stick pad and zip ties). You may want a few extra zip ties if your OCD compels you.

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    Pass side wiring issue

    The passenger tail light connector wiring is too short to reach across the van. Also, this kit requires you to order the 55152 too.

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