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Anybody have any idea what this is?

Post by gazza31112 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:58 pm

While replacing my light switch today I noticed a little box with four switches tucked in with the rest of the loom.
Doesn't look like it would be standard to me, but I could be wrong.
Anybody got any idea?
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Post by gazza31112 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:00 pm

According to Google it's a dip switch, stil have no idea what it does....

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Post by brooneye » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:29 pm

I’ve one for the mfsw to work with an after market hu. Can you not trace it back to find where it goes?


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Post by gazza31112 » Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:16 pm

I tried but it goes straight into the loom which goes deeper behind the dash

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Post by r1lea » Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:21 am

Possibly an aftermarket unit for controlling auto lights / coming home lights etc

Does your van have those features ?
Are they factory ?


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Post by gazza31112 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:36 am

Na mate, neither of them

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Post by Doc » Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:57 am

The sticker says "temperature"?
Those dip switches are probably to change a setting on some system or device.
Is there anything in the way of an aftermarket system in your caddy, something like a night heater or similar?

Failing that, is there any aftermarket system installed? Or maybe has been removed?
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Post by gazza31112 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:16 am

Yes it says temperature, and not that I know of, I assume it's been used only as a commercial vehicle it's whole life due to where I got it from they had a whole fleet of them with the slamlocks all in the same positions, and very similar reg numbers, so I wouldn't have thought it would have anything aftermarket installed, only if it was some sort of tracker/GPS unit.


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Post by gazza31112 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:19 am

Ahhh Iv just pulled the light switch trim off and followed it to a blue unit that says GPS on the sticker, so yes I take it it's a tracker ImageImageImage

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Post by Doc » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:01 am

Yep, that looks very much like a tracker.
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Post by gazza31112 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:17 am

Wonder if I'm still being watched

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Post by sbyrne2012 » Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:26 pm

Ya it’s definitely a gps tracker I’ve seen these fitted before

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