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  1. Rookie

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    Any harm in installing it and leaving it?
     
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    No harm in leaving it installed
     
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    nope. mine have been in since i got the truck. you are just completing a circuit. if there is nothing connected to the other side of that circuit, it is going nowhere. no excess current draw of any sort
     
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    Hmm. Wonder why they didn't just install it from the factory.

    Sent with my Galaxy Note 2
     
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    Good question. When I picked up my truck I looked for the harness as well because I had one with my 09 FX4. When I found the other stuff in my door. I figured that this must be some sort of upgrade and no more harness was needed. I also have the rear camera and got the plug as well.
     
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    damn it.. I trashed it..
     
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    So there's no juice going to the plugs in the rear?

    I haven't towed yet, but it would be good to know prior to hooking up my trailer and not having any trailer lights...
     
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    I always wondered why they didn't just put them in in the factory???
     
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    It's not for towing. It's for running auxiliary power in a trailer. Like lights etc. it's a larger fuse and relay.
    You can still pull a trailer without it and having working running lights.
     
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    Finally somebody with a complete answer. I was always like wtf if it's for towing then why don't I have it installed and everything still works fine...
     

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