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Old 03-30-2016, 01:44 PM   #1
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Power Source 2015 GMC Terrain

We're setting up our 2015 Terrain as a toad and I'm wondering when I pull or bypass the required fuse will I still have power to the aux 12v power supply in the center console? If not then I'll have to plan on installing a separate feed.

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Old 03-30-2016, 01:52 PM   #2
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I would try it and see. I bet it is to disable the electric power steering assist, but thats not certain.

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Old 03-30-2016, 07:20 PM   #3
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Take a look on this forum for the thread for Colorado/Canyon towing, its a good read at 19 pages.
Bottom line GM wants you to disconnect the negative cable to prevent damage to the electric power steering - as such you will have no power in the vehicle when towing.

You will either have to provide a separate power feed (I assume to your aux brake system) or have a portable battery pack to provide the power.

Just researching this for my 2016 Colorado.

P.S. There is no option of pulling fuse, the battery must be disconnected.

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Old 03-31-2016, 04:31 PM   #4
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You would be much better off running a 12 volt circuit from your coach even if you do have power. I have seen a number of toads come into campgrounds with dead battery's because the braking system wore the battery down.

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