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  1. Brake Controller Wiring for 2018 EX-L

    2018+ Odyssey
    I'm thinking about doing a self-installation of a Curt Echo brake controller on our 2018 EX-L. No factory tow package. Anyone have any experience with the wiring set-up on the newer model Odysseys? Any tricks or warnings? Anyone learned hard lessons or want to offer encouragement? Also would...
  2. Another Towing Newbie – My Plan and Questions

    2011 - 2017 Odyssey
    Hello there, thanks to this forum I have found some great information on towing with the Odyssey which has given me confidence in the Odyssey’s abilities. I have not towed anything in the past, and am preparing to tow a teardrop trailer (Mean Bean) with a dry weight of 1,800 pounds, loaded up to...
  3. Having a transmission cooler (& wiring harnesses) installed?

    2011 - 2017 Odyssey
    I put a tow hitch on my 2012 Odyssey EX just to attach a bike rack years ago. I’d like to get a small camper, so I know I need to have a transmission cooler Installed. I’m guessing I also have to get a wiring harness installed as well so break lights and potentially breaks work as well.I’d...
  4. Towing newbie questions

    2018+ Odyssey
    I am a newbie , even the 2" tow hitch in my car came from dealer 2019 Odyssey Exl. Can someone guide me if I will need to modify anything if I keep the trailer GVWR below the 3000 lbs limit for this vehicle? I read many points about transmission cooling and some weight distribution hitch. My...
  5. 2016 Ody- Towing a Teardrop Trailer?

    2011 - 2017 Odyssey
    Hi all, We have a 2016 Ody (no tow package) and are thinking of buying a small teardrop trailer to tow. Anybody have any experience with this? The manual says towing capacity is 3,000 lbs. We think we can keep everything under that, but should we get the Transmission Cooler installed just in...
  6. Do I need a trans cooler if I plan to pull a 500 lb boat and trailer with 4 passengers?

    2005 - 2010 Odyssey
    I've got a 2007 and I plan to pull a 12 ft aluminum fishing boat. It's small enough that two people can easily lift it and I'd estimate everything to be 500 lb at most. There's only going to be 4 passengers total in the van so technically the additional trailer weight would be the equivalent of...
  7. FS: Class III Hitch and Wiring

    Buy/Sell/Trade
    Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" Fits 3rd and 4th generation Honda Odyssey (2005 - 2017). Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector - C56378 (fits 4th gen 2011 - 2017 only) All bolts, washers, and spacers needed for...
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