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What's this connector connect to?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by EquinsuOcha, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    I disassembled my center console today out of boredom and came across this connector. What does it connect?

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  2. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    anymore detailed pictures??
     
  3. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    Not as many as the 98..
    Probably an option your truck didnt come with.
     
  4. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    plenty.......
    bed inverter.
     
  5. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    kristopherl

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    is yours an automatic or a standard?
     
  6. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    Not right now. But the wires pass next to the shifter and go up into the dash. the light was fading so I couldn't trace them very far. What you're looking at is a top down view and the connector is next to the driver's seat.

    I'm thinking it might be for the power inverter, but that's just a shot in the dark.
     
  7. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    MyToyTaco

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    is that the little button to the left of the gear shifter?
     
  8. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    That's what I was thinking. Thanks!

    5-speed manual.
     
  9. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    kristopherl

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    could be the LED hookup for the auto tranny gear illuminator
     
  10. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:13 PM
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    MyToyTaco

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    if you're talking about the little push button thing under this tab - i was wondering the same thing...
     
  11. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    but what and how would you connect that
     
  12. Feb 26, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    My vote is the inverter
     
  13. Feb 27, 2009 at 6:17 AM
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    heated seats????
     
  14. Feb 27, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    Could be to the flux capacitor
     
  15. Feb 27, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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    I'm fairly certain that the button that you're talking about frees up the shifter it it ever gets stuck.

    My Matrix had that. Check your owner's manual to be sure. It should be listed under Transmission.
     
  16. Feb 27, 2009 at 9:43 AM
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    me thinks you're right
     
  17. Feb 27, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    Interesting..
     
  18. Feb 27, 2009 at 9:59 AM
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    What I find interesting is that you're tearing your truck apart just because you're bored. Seems like a strange and possibly expensive (if you tear up something) way to entertain yourself.
     
  19. Feb 27, 2009 at 10:03 AM
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    He was trying to find the shadow monsters...


    :p
     
  20. Feb 27, 2009 at 10:06 AM
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    That's the only way to learn how something works, and how to fix it when/if there's a problem.
     
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