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Discussion in 'Towing' started by Chachie, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. Jan 6, 2010 at 4:56 PM
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    Chachie

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    So i have been doing research on hitches and all the stuff i would need to make my truck tow ready. So i was looking at wiring harnesses online and was just about to press the order button but had to run outside real quick to grab my wallet. I figured i would crawl under my truck and find where it plugs into. So i crawl under and start looking and low and behold there is a 7 pin plug zip tied up to a wiring harness. So now im confused...because my truck has no hitch on it but it is wired for a 7 pin and a brake controller. Im not complaining im just wondering if anybody has any ideas why.
     
  2. Jan 6, 2010 at 4:58 PM
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    They run wiring for LOTS of stuff in all the bodies and then they don't completely install all the parts for the system.

    It's a bitch and a half t go back and run the wiring after the car is assembled...so they put it in and then as the car gets routed along they add the rest of the parts for the right options.
     
  3. Jan 6, 2010 at 5:00 PM
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    But it doesnt look like i have any other indications of a tow package. Anybody know what the other indicators are?
     
  4. Jan 6, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    So you wouldn't need a wiring harness and all you'd need to get is a hitch?
     
  5. Jan 6, 2010 at 5:07 PM
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    Locker mod, Anytime fog mod, always 400w mod.
    Exactly. But everything I have read says you either have all or nothing.
     
  6. Jan 6, 2010 at 5:13 PM
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    Sweat!! What year is your Taco? And where was the plug located?

    Cheers.
     
  8. Jan 6, 2010 at 5:42 PM
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    It's a 2006 and I found it like behind the middle of the bumper zip tied to the tail light harness.
     
  9. Jan 7, 2010 at 11:55 AM
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    anybody have any ideas for other indicators?
     
  10. Jan 7, 2010 at 12:44 PM
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    Trans Cooler on the autos, Oil cooler, and hitch with harness are the parts I think.

    My tow package equipped '08 had the plug mounted under the bumper-not just zip tied up outta the way. If you don't have a reciever already...I'm guessing you don't have the tow package-Just the wiring harness.
     
  11. Jan 7, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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    But I have the trans cooler. Lol
     
  12. Jan 7, 2010 at 1:01 PM
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    You have any of the paperwork for the truck??
     
  13. Jan 7, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    Did you buy this used? Look for marks where the hitch mounts to the frame. Someone may have removed the hitch.
     
  14. Jan 7, 2010 at 1:05 PM
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    Or take it to a nearby dealer and have them run the VIN they should be able to tell you all about the truck.
     
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