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I need to install a trailering plug for a camper that I tow. I'm trying to figure out if I can wire it myself? I drive a 2006 f150 pick up.

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You can get the trailer tow adapter ( with instructions ) from Ford.

The part number I have from the 2005 directions is 5L3Z-13A576-CA.

When I checked this at Tasca ( www.tascaparts.com ) it lists the part as Frame Tow hook and hitch Cable assy Cable assy, so a call to them ( or your local dealer ) should be made prior to ordering to confirm it is the correct Part Number.

MSRP : 55.45
Online price ( Tasca ) : 36.60

The directions are pretty details, and you will have to drop the spare tire to get to it. Aside from that, it is unplugging and plugging in a connector, and bolting the trailer tow adapter bracket in.

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Go to the auto parts store ... they have or can order for you, a special plug that you insert into your existing wiring harness that will probably include the standard trailer plug. There is an outlet at the back of your truck for this add on.

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