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Need help to locate the trailer wiring connector...

2001 ll bean vdc outback

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#1 unverviking

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 07:35 PM

I bought a plug in converter for trailer wiring, the directions say that it is on the left side, from the rear, I pulled everything apart on that side (drivers) and located the wires going to the back, but not the plug that I need to plug in to.  I felt along the entire length in the cargo area, no luck.  I also followed over to the right side and didn't see anything on that path.  I did not pull anything on the right side to look.   The only good I got out of it, was I found a little green wire that goes to the antenna box (by clarion) for the window antenna has the sheathing frayed, so I have to tape it off, so it doesn't rub anymore off... 

 

Anyone have any knowledge on where this thing is ???  Please and thank you in advance.  



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Posted 04 November 2013 - 01:21 AM

I don't know that it matters, but what year?



#3 J A Blazer

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 06:48 AM

I recall that when I installed a trailer wire harness connector to my 2000 OBW the directions (perhaps on eTrailer?) were wrong; they said to look on the driver's side but I found it on the passenger's.



#4 unverviking

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 02:07 PM

Sorry, I thought the year and model was listed in my profile... my bad.  But it is an 01 OBW LL Bean VDC.    

 

I called tech support on the trailer box, they were of no help, said if you don't see it on the driver's side, pull apart the passenger side.  

 

I will do that...

 

Just was hoping to have overlooked it in a pocket or secret compartment or something... lol



#5 mdjdc

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 03:01 PM

The plug is on the passengers side inside the spare tire well.  It may be taped up to another wire, but I know for a fact that it is there.



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Posted 04 November 2013 - 04:07 PM

The plug is normally on the drivers side behind the access panel for the bulbs. It is taped to the tail light harness so may take a little hunting. Occasionally it is on the pass side, no one knows why.



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Posted 04 November 2013 - 05:01 PM

My 2003 LL Bean (BTW it has to be a beaner or a VDC, can't be both for 01) had it on the passenger side just behind the wheel hump, I had to pull the styrofoam pads on the hatch floor in order to find it.



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 10:20 AM


 

 

 

My 2003 LL Bean (BTW it has to be a beaner or a VDC, can't be both for
01) had it on the passenger side just behind the wheel hump, I had to
pull the styrofoam pads on the hatch floor in order to find it.

 

 

this^.

mine was taped up on the harness.

look for a fat spot in the wiring.

unless you remove the side wall of the cargo area, you are going by feel behind the wheel well.


Edited by johnceggleston, 05 November 2013 - 10:24 AM.





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