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Old 07-25-2016, 02:26 PM   #15
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Thanks, Bob. I can't think of any reason to even have the CRV lights on when towing - we never had them on on the Jeep. Besides, it'd just be another way to drain down the CRV's battery.....& yes, we're going to get the bigger one that goes in the Odyessy.

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It may be to late, but I just set up my 2014 CRV and used the extra bulbs kit and just drilled a hole in the back of the taillight housing. I used this kit from Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Ox-BX886...rch_detailpage
Was not very hard to do other than running the wire to the front of the CRV.
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Thanks. Yeah, we're already set plus we're not drilling holes in our CRV...at least not us anyway.

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Since you wouldn't have the toad hooked to the RV with the toad's headlights on, it's really a non-issue. You could go to the expense to install diodes to prevent current from flowing from the toad to the RV, it's a condition you shouldn't encounter in normal circumstances. Diodes also cause a voltage drop when current passes through them in the correct direction, so you'd dim your toad's lights.

When you install the blocking diodes the voltage drop is negligible, you certainly would not see it in the toad bulbs until the voltage was so low it would not matter. What it would do is if your toad was running when you connect (which is a possibility, they would block the voltage from the toad from feeding back into the coach. And, yes, the circumstance of having the toad headlights on while connected to the motor coach, except temporarily while you are hooking up, is not very likely.
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