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Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space

Post by CIK7 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:14 pm

I did search Google and YT for this before posting this.
On my 01 v70, in the trunk, right inside the spare place closest to the rear bumper, there is a wiring harness. Reason I'm questioning is because I've been trying to figure out if that is part of the wiring for hitch and also because I want to install a hitch. But the hitch wire install video doesn't involvo this harness at all. What is it for?
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Re: Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space

Post by MDK » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:33 pm

Volvo prewires alot of stuff. One thing I like about them. Could be for rear CD Player or for the navigation system. I've seen both of them in the junkyard. After 18 years (2001) someone might have moved it out of it's intended location.But it could be for the hitch...



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Re: Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space

Post by abscate » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:54 pm

You found Mr Livingstone with 25 minutes of life left, too.


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Re: Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space  Topic is solved

Post by - Pete - » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:59 pm

:lol:


Towing package pre-wiring. 99% sure of that, but man that 1% sure makes me doubt myself sometimes.


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Re: Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space

Post by CIK7 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:51 pm

- Pete - wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:59 pm
:lol:


Towing package pre-wiring. 99% sure of that, but man that 1% sure makes me doubt myself sometimes.
Lol I love that response.


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Re: Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space

Post by CIK7 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:51 pm

abscate wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:54 pm
You found Mr Livingstone with 25 minutes of life left, too.
What?


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Re: Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space

Post by CIK7 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:00 pm

MDK wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:33 pm
Volvo prewires alot of stuff. One thing I like about them.
Yes I love that.


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Re: Wiring harness doohicky in spare wheel space

Post by CIK7 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:01 pm

MDK wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:33 pm
Volvo prewires alot of stuff. One thing I like about them. Could be for rear CD Player or for the navigation system. I've seen both of them in the junkyard. After 18 years (2001) someone might have moved it out of it's intended location.But it could be for the hitch...
This is definitely factory wiring.


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2001 V70 base (gone, traded for 98 XC)
2009 Impala LT 3.5 (sold, bought 01 V70)

If you have a 93-98 850 wagon/V70 and are interested in getting 'interior remodeling' ideas and sick of samo samo factory carpeting and plastic junk, PM me. I used software to design some wood parts I want to refit my XC with and am currently designing other parts. I'm looking at shag carpet too.

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