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Curt Multi-Function Taillight Converter - 56236

Adding additional trailer wiring allows you to outfit your vehicle to allow it to tow. When your vehicle doesn’t provide an electrical connection for hooking up your trailer, the Curt electrical converter offers a solution. This kit is designed to convert a 2-wire or 3-wire system to a 2-wire system reader along with a powered converter for trailer towing.


Part number: 56236, 55152 (converter)
Applications include:
2008-2011 Audi A4
2009-2016 Audi Allroad
2017-2018 Audi Allroad/A4
2013-2017 BMW X3
2013-2015 BMW X1
2013-2016 BMW X5
2011-2015 Chevy Volt
2017-2018 Chevy Bolt
2012-2017 Ford C-Max
2018 Honda Clarity
2015-2017 Mini Cooper S 2/4 Door Hardtop
2017-2018 Mini Cooper S Countryman
2014-2017 Mini Cooper Hardtop and Convertible
2013-2015 Mini Cooper Countryman
2007-2015 Mini Cooper S and John Cooper Works
2017 Mini Cooper S Convertible
2006-2010, 2019 VW Jetta
2010-2014 VW Jetta SportWagen
2010-2017 VW Golf, Golf TDI, Golf GTI
2015-2018 VW Golf Alltrack/Golf SportWagen
2015-2018 VW Golf R


Due to the extremely high volume of orders we regularly experience, please allow up to 5-10 business days for your product to ship out and to receive your shipping tracking number (EcoHitch product only). All special order items take up to 7 business days to ship. All other in-stock products ship within one to three business days. If you order multiple products, they may ship from different warehouses in separate shipments.
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When it comes to adventure, your memories don’t start when you get to your destination, they start when you begin your journey. With the Curt trailer wiring taillight converter, you can ensure that your vehicle is able to tow. Similar to the plug-and-play design of other Curt trailer wiring kits, the Curt electrical converter provides a trailer connector for your vehicle by slicing into the vehicle’s electrical system. Electrical converters are designed to splice directly into the taillight wiring, rather than plugging into sockets.


This custom wiring harness features a vehicle-specific design to perfectly fit making different vehicles. This trailer wiring kit also comes with a powered converter and all the necessary wiring components for a complete installation. The converter is controlled using a microcontroller that is able to sense the current passing through it, allowing for quick reaction to conditions on the road.


This kit includes: 

  • Curt wiring harness 56236
  • Curt powered converter wiring 55152


Features of the 56236 T-Connector Include:

  • Converts 3-wire vehicle electrical systems to standard 2-wire trailer wiring
  • 4-way flat output connects tail lights, brake lights and turn signals
  • Color-coded wires for easier installation
  • Snap locks included for fast, secure splicing
  • Constructed for better performance and durability
  • Dust cover included to keep connector clean when not in use
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