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towing package

Discussion in 'Towing' started by bluboy, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. Aug 19, 2012 at 9:05 PM
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    bluboy

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    I just bought a 2006 Tacoma PreRunner Sport. It has a towing hitch installed. How do I tell if it has the towing package from the factory or if this hitch was added by the previous owner?
     
  2. Aug 19, 2012 at 9:06 PM
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    Rich91710

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    Automatic or a manual?

    If it's an automatic, it will have a transmission cooler, 7-pin connector, and provision for trailer brakes (pop the underhood fuse box cover, there's fuses and a relay for it).
    If it's a manual, it will have all of the above less the trans cooler.
     
  3. Sep 5, 2012 at 10:11 AM
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    apierce7565

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    my transmission will get really hot while off roading and i have a manual...is it possible to install a cooler on it ot should i just not worry about it?
     
  4. Sep 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    How do you know the tranny is hot?

    No real way to add a cooler since the trans is splash lubricated.
     
  5. Sep 5, 2012 at 6:55 PM
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    She starts dry humping you :D
     
  6. Sep 6, 2012 at 7:37 AM
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    FTW! :violent:
     
  7. Sep 6, 2012 at 7:41 AM
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    You should also have an oil cooler, which is easy to spot under the filter.
     
  8. Sep 6, 2012 at 7:47 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Do not want!
     
  9. Sep 9, 2012 at 2:40 PM
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    apierce7565

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    well unless a shit load of heat is coming up through the shift from the exhaust idk what it would be other than the transfer case
     
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