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trailer hitch wiring color coding

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by bibi54, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:24 AM
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    bibi54

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    what is color code for tacoma trailer hitch?
     
  2. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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    That's a good question. I will be mounting a halogen back-up light just below my bumper, and I wanted to tap into the existing trailer harness back-up and ground.
     
  3. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:29 AM
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    well, the Yellow center wire is for backup. I did the same thing :D
     
  4. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:30 AM
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  5. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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    Yellow is pre-parking position switch.
     
  6. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:33 AM
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    hmm .. I would guess the colors are not consistent year to year, or you don't have an OEM socket. My center wire is most certainly yello and attached to Reverse.
     
  7. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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    Aye, the wiring colors I am referring to are fuse-to-bulb. I'm not talking about the OEM tow socket as I would assume the OP doesn't have one? :notsure:
     
  9. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:37 AM
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    ahh that makes sense
     
  10. Nov 11, 2012 at 11:37 AM
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    Not sure of the color but the back up is the center of the plug.
     
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