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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-08-2016, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Towbar wiring causing flashing ODO

Morning all from New Zealand!
Well, we (me and the dealers) discovered that with our factory fitted towbar wiring, after the third startup with the trailer connected the odometer flashes. We get the rear park sensor 'service' required' message up but that is the 'usual' according to the dealer and would be so as the cabling disconnects the power to the module rather than sending a signal to the computer to disable it.
We tried on 3 different KLs in the workshop and all did the same. Seems that nobody noticed except me!!!
I wonder if this happens with the US and Euro versions of the interface unit?


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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-08-2016, 10:25 PM
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Never had any issues with the trailer hooked up and I've probably done it 200 times in the last two years. Don't have park assist or other tech nannies so can't speak to that.


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