Tow bar and electrics

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Gooney, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. Gooney

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    Many years ago as a mechanic I used to make good bonus fitting tow bars and electrics for a main dealer, I'm considering fitting a bar and electrics to my car, a 2011 Peugeot 3008. I've just looked up the kit on t,net, bar not bad at ~ £110 but the electrics kit....£200 supply only and it needs to be programmed when fitted by Peugeot computerised system, (I'm sure there,s other computers to do it) but still not a DIY job any more. Bloody Canbus systems, scotch locks are a thing of the past!!:Doh:
     
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    Talking theoretical, you could still do it.

    If you wired a transistor to the bulbs in question then used that to drive the extra bulbs the load would be so small the CANBUS would not spot anything had changed.
     
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    Probably so Brian, but the thought of tapping into ribbon cabling or onto the back of lamp sockets....and still doesn't overcome the fact the Canbus needs reprogramming:Doh:
     
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