This SAE Standard provides the auxiliary requirements for automotive or RV, additional 12 position, sealed Trailer Tow Connector Plug and Receptacle. The information included within this specification is intended to cover the test methods, design, and performance requirements of optional features for additional power, clean ground for electronic functions, video, data communication, and supplementary electric brake control.
To provide an auxiliary interface for future needs offering additional optional functionality between a (towed trailer and light truck or other vehicle), as to improve the towing experience.
SAE J3008 has been reaffirmed to comply with the SAE Five-Year Review policy.
Connectors and terminals
Also known as: SAE J 3008
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