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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 10:32 pm
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Location: Noosa, Queensland
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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][/url]

Any recommendations on a better wiring kit, please? Si4 - Faster, cleaner, quieter

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Member Since: 24 Jun 2016
Location: Victoria
Posts: 42

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: 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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Location: Perth, Australia
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Australia 2015 Freelander 2 SD4 HSE Auto Aintree Green

So without giving away too much future planning 🤔 and discovering both this thread and problem with my current JLR hitch electrics on a recent trip to a retailer😡
Thanks JLR, so in Australia you turn on your lights and the van brakes are activated Rolling Eyes.
JLR’s only embarrassment saving excuse is that the conversion plug supplied with the factory hitch kit possibly may not wire through the UK Light circuit to the AU brake circuit but I’m not going to risk it and try!

I’ll be fitting one of these which at least means the fridge and battery charging will work! Evil or Very Mad

So slack JLR!

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