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Old 19-05-09, 19:24
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Default T5 Towbar Wiring

This is for TDIdave but if anyone else finds it useful then great

VW T5 Towbar Wiring - All Models
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Bypass Interface should be used.
I usually stick the module under the headlining at the rear close to the wiring loom

Live connection to Battery 28x0.3 wire minimum 15A FUSE -
Run it down the lh side of the headlining down the a post behind the glovebox
out through a grommet to the battery.

Earth connection 9x0.3 wire minimum

VAN---------------------MODULE-----------------TYPE
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GREY/BLACK------------BLACK---------------SIDELIGHT
GREY/RED---------------BROWN--------------SIDELIGHT
RED/BLACK-------------RED------------------BRAKELIGHT
WHITE/YELLOW---------BLUE-----------------FOGLIGHT
BLACK/WHITE----------YELLOW--------------LH INDICATOR
BLACK/GREEN----------GREEN---------------RH INDICATOR
BLACK/BLUE------------WHITE----------------REVERSE
REVERSE ONLY USED IF USING 12S SOCKET

SOCKET WIRING AS PER STICKER ON THE MODULE -
I normally remove the l/h door check run the wire up to there and then up to the headlining.
WHITE WIRE TO VAN METALWORK - EARTH

Hope this helps guys!

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Old 19-05-09, 20:46
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Cheers buddy
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Old 20-05-09, 18:51
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Default Re: T5 Towbar Wiring

Strange comment about the 'Bypass Interface'.

I have just asked my Van Centre about this and they say that no extras are needed except to run the fog light wire in and out via the cut-off contact that is built into modern 7 pin sockets.

May be different if you are fitting the 13? pin modern sockets to feed caravan extras etc.

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Old 21-05-09, 18:10
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Your bulb check light may be on if you don't

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Old 21-05-09, 19:16
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Default Re: T5 Towbar Wiring

There is no extra module or anything elas on VW's own wiring diagram for a 2006 T5 although the vehicle must be prepared for tow bar to have the connectors in the D pillar.

Diagram is here.

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Old 21-05-09, 20:37
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Received tow bar this morning.Cheers buddy

Hey rod fancy an evening wireing a tow bar up :P hehe

(ill bring beer cash sexual favors etc....)
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Old 21-05-09, 20:42
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Wiring my own comes first I am afraid Dave. The cable is in but I don't have the connector on the D post so I will have to break into the loom on each side. I'll let you know how it goes when I have found time.

By the way, how's the central locking? Did you / dealer find a fault on the CAN bus?

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Old 21-05-09, 21:11
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Default Re: T5 Towbar Wiring

I fitted one on my 04 reg t5, Never had any worries and did not use interface, Just tested which wire i needed using volt meter untill i found correct one, and connect the correct towbar wire to that.

I may have done it wrong, but my lights all worked and never had any probs, so did the job fine.
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Old 21-05-09, 21:26
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The official advise from PCT technical says multiplex wiring so I Fit modules to them. You can get away without tho.

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Old 22-05-09, 08:56
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ill use the relay interface thingymajig cause i have one be silly of me not to !!
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