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2008 jetta trailer wiring

Not a problem but was wondering how hard is it to hook up trailer wires to my jetta. or are they already in the trunk somewhere and just need to be found or just need to be plugged in to a harness??

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The wiring is behind the carpeting. It is not standard wiring, as the system operates on voltage differental, not separate filaments. It only uses one filament. Find a dedicated adapter and install it. This may be a job for a pro.

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