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Modular Plug ??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Rellik01, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. Dec 10, 2011 at 7:52 AM
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    Rellik01

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    While poking around in the area of the underdash fuse box came across a modular plug, looks just like a telephone line plug. Have no idea what this is for, everything seems to be working fine. Any ideas as this is bothering me that something may not be connected properly.
    thanks in advance.
     
  2. Dec 10, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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  3. Dec 10, 2011 at 7:43 PM
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    anyone?
     
  4. Dec 10, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    Pics of plug, and location?
     
  5. Dec 11, 2011 at 3:01 PM
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    Probably left over from a dealer installed security system that was removed before sale.
     
  6. Dec 11, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    Good thought....But I doubt it as I bought new w/o dealer alarm. Thanks Anyway!
     
  7. Dec 11, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    You're in Florida...I have heard that the Southeast Toyota distribution network (whatever it's called) does actually install alarms in every vehicle, and then if you don't buy it, they just pull the brain or switch box under the dash and leave the rest in place.
     
  8. Dec 11, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    Yeah, the reason I suggested it may be an alarm is I have an 09 Taco at work that my boss bought brand new off the dealer's lot. It has the security system there. He didn't even know it was there, nothing was said and it's not hooked up to power, but the control box and socket for the "chip" is still under the dash.
     
  9. Dec 11, 2011 at 5:39 PM
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    Sounds good. Thanks
     
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