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  1. Newbie Pat in Seminole, Florida

    Newbie Check-In
    Hi. I just joined this great site. I also just purchased a 2008 Jeep Patriot. I'm an avid sailor, so this lil Jeep Patriot is perfect for hauling my sailing equipment around. My first question is: What size hitch do I need to purchase so I can tow my 16' catamaran? There are many for...

    Newbie Check-In
    I am considering buying a Curt Trailet Hitch and wiring kit (T-Connector) I was wondering if anybody had any experience with the above. I have a 2008 Patriot North
  3. Tail light issues

    Electrical and Audio
    I have a problem with the brake lights on my wife's 07 Compass. They don't work only the third brake light comes on. I think it is because I have been using a universal trailer light harness. They stopped working saturday when i hooked up the trailer but they worked in the past. I have since...
  4. '08 Trailer Wiring - JoeBecker's Installation

    Electrical and Audio
    Here is my installation of a non-OEM wiring harness. It is a "universal" splice in (not the Patriot/Compass specific plug-n-play) style. I chose to make all of my connections inside the trunk so I did not have to deal with the grommets. Currently, I have the 4 pin connector run out from under...
  5. Help!! Brake lights don't work

    Electrical and Audio
    Parking lights turn on but no brake lights.3rd brake light works but that's it.The bulbs looked half dark but not blown I changed the bulbs but still nothing.I have to go to work tomorrow! used my test light to see if power goes to the bulb but it doesn't only the parking light wire does.I am...
  6. Factory Wiring harness problem. Extra red and blue wire?

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    So I recently installed the wiring harness that came with my 08 patriot, It went smoothly as you just have to plug the wires into the tail lights, but when all was said and done there was one extra wire from the harness that didn't have a place to plug in. The one in question is red and blue...
  7. EASY trailer wiring hookup 08 Riot NON-TOW equipt

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    I was doing some checks this morning while I was at work. I wanted to see how hard it was gonna be to install the Aftermarket trailer wiring adaptor later when I got off work. I remembered reading that on Trailer prepped Riots that had a plug taped to the harness behind the grommet on the left...