The prospect of wiring the towing electrics may seem daunting at first for both people undertaking fitting a towbar for the first time, and those who have fitted a towbar previously and are considering fitting a towbar to a modern car.
Numerous contemporary cars reduce weight, size and amount of the wiring looms by using electronic control systems to work the car’s lights. You could hear these operational systems referred to as “multiplexed” or “CAN-Bus” systems, which all seems quite complicated. The systems are complex, but it is not necessary to have a complete understanding of these systems in order to fit towing electrics in some ways. This guide will not attempted to offer this kind of complete understanding, rather to provide a broad notion of the character regarding the systems – it will never be regarded as an electronics textbook, certainly the vaguaries for the guide might seem wrong into the specialist – nevertheless the specialist is perhaps not whom this guide is targeted at.