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FooMan



Member Since: 30 Jan 2007
Location: Canberra
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Australia 2007 Freelander 2 i6 HSE Auto Sumatra Black

Hi Ra,

Sorry for late reply - email issues. Pin #5 in a flat 7 or 12 connector is for electric break signal wire. You would have to have an electric bake control unit fitted to the car - not standard fit in an FL2 - you would have to have one fitted for you by a auto electrican. The control/signal wire from that unit would feed to pin 5 and the onto the brake unit on the trailer.

Paul My First LR - FL2 HSE i6 Sumatra Black, Alpacca with Sunroof, Tints, HD Tow Pack

Post #35934 31st Jan 2009 11:32 pm
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philllip



Member Since: 08 Dec 2014
Location: Sydney
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Australia 2014 Freelander 2 2.0T SE Auto Fuji White

So I' about to buy a Hayman Reese towbar and I'm so glad I stumbled on this post.

The plan was to by a genuine wiring kit from the UK. I assumed it would prevent camera/sensor woes. Right?

However, are you saying it is best to avoid this due to the #5 pin?

Would this not convert it?[url] https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Trailer-Adapte...nSOC[/url]

Any recommendations on a better wiring kit, please? POM IN AUS.

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bnicho



Member Since: 24 Jun 2016
Location: Victoria
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Australia 2007 Freelander 2 TD4 GS Manual Santorini Black

I have a UK import 2007 GS. I fitted a Haymann Reece kit, but I did not use the loom that came with it. Instead I used the non-genuine Britpart wiring kit from the UK and rewired it to AU standards. Not difficult at all. I'm about to post up a separate thread for what I did for a 7 pin round large plug. Even with that kit my rear parking sensors still scream at me with a trailer on when I reverse. One day I'll get the CCF updated!

EDIT: This is how I wired mine up:

http://www.freel2.com/forum/topic31773.html Brett Nicholson
Greendale, Victoria
2007 Freelander 2 GS ex-UK now in Aus!
1965 Morris Mini Traveller ex-UK
1966 Austin Mini Super-Deluxe ex-UK
1971 Morris Mini Moke
1974 VW Super Beetle L
2009 Nissan Pathfinder

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