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Tow bar electics

I have a 2008 vauxhall zafira, it has a towbar fitted but its not connected to the cars electric i.e indicators, brakes etc.i have a diagram explaining the wires from the towbar but i cant find a diagram for the corrisponding wires they need to connect to in the car...

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Hi, I don't know whether you have sorted this or not but you MUST NOT connect directly to the cars lighting system, it will assume that there is an overload and switch the circuits off. You must use a bypass relay system of some sort, or preferably a vehicle specific wiring kit which will either plug directly into the REC (fuse box) in the left rear cubby hole in the boot or if you don't have the REC then a different wiring kit plugs into the lamps and has a towing interface with it. If you are not sure what you are doing then best contact your local towbar specialist.

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