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How to Install Rugged Ridge Receiver Hitch Kit, D-Shackle on your Jeep Wrangler

Installation Time

1 hours

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Note: Read instructions fully before proceeding with installation. Loom has been designed to plug directly into factory connectors. Can be used with either factory 2" tow hitch or Rugged Ridge 2" tow hitch P/N: 11580.01 (sold separately). 

Step1: Place vehicle in gear and set the emergency brake. Remove rear driver's side taillight (pic.1).

Step2: Disconnect taillight connector as shown. (pic.2)

Step3: Connect new loom to mail and female connectors (pic.3)

Step4: Fish trailer connecter down through taillight opening and past foam isolator panel. (pic.4 & 5)

Step5: After pulling loom through foam isolator drop connector over frame and insert into tow hitch plug notch (pic.6).

Step6: Locate small 8mm holes drilled along frame and press in retainer clips (pic.7)
Test all light functions before towing.


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• Inadequate mounting or installation, water, alteration, modification, misuse or failure to maintain.
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• In consideration of the purchase price paid, neither OMIX-ADA® nor any independent distributor are responsible for any loss of use or time, rental costs, or for any incidental, consequential, punitive or other damages (whether arising in tort or contract) you may have or incur in connection with your vehicle, or your OMIX-ADA® product. Your exclusive remedy hereunder is, at OMIX-ADA®'s option, repair/replacement or refund as described above.

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