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Unknown Switch

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gselert, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:37 PM
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    gselert

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    I have a 2010 Tacoma and have a switch in extra compartment that covers fuses. I am second owner and have no clue what it does. Looks like factory, right into harness. Anybody????????

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  2. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:40 PM
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  3. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:41 PM
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    Wired! Don't know why it's in the change holder door. Lights? Alarm? Aftermarket head unit?
     
  4. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:41 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    DONT TOUCH THAT SWITCH!!!!
     
  5. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:41 PM
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    rofl
     
  6. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:41 PM
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    Does it turn off the DTRL's?
     
  7. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:44 PM
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    Turns on a light in the change drawer ?
     
  8. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:45 PM
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    Emergency ejection?
     
  9. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:47 PM
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    my guess is DTRL as well, but it could be anything
     
  10. Feb 24, 2012 at 1:52 PM
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    You'll need to follow the wires or turn it off and on until you figure out what on your truck has changed. That's a previous owner-installed job, no telling what it does just by looking at it.
     
  11. Feb 24, 2012 at 2:04 PM
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    You think that looks factory? *giggle*

    My guess is for secondary/aftermarket lights. Either off road lights, or bed lights, or something of that sort.
     
  12. Feb 24, 2012 at 2:06 PM
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    That's exactly what I was gonna say... :confused:
     
  13. Feb 24, 2012 at 4:46 PM
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    No way in hell that's factory. Look at the cutting job they did to put the switch in.
     
  14. Feb 24, 2012 at 4:49 PM
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  15. Feb 24, 2012 at 4:50 PM
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    You sure ?
     
  16. Feb 24, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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    Obvious to me that they ran out of full size switches and decided to just put in a blank and add a small red rocker down in the tray. No way in hell they'd let the assembly line slow down because of a switch shortage.
     
  17. Feb 24, 2012 at 4:59 PM
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    can you ask the person you bought it from? It cant be too long since you purchased if you're just now noticing this and def. not factory lol
     
  18. Feb 24, 2012 at 4:59 PM
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    Could be an option
     
  19. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:01 PM
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    Do I see a line drawing top right of the switch where they may have originally thought it would go?

    [​IMG]
     
  20. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:03 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Yes ^^^

    damn factory workers

    Probably a Mexican model
     
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