Any idea what this is?

Discussion in 'VA/DC/MD- Capital Land Cruiser Club' started by PFMFJ80, Jan 10, 2018.

  1. PFMFJ80

    PFMFJ80

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    I have a 1991 FJ80. I did not see this identified in the owner's manual:

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    It looks aftermarket, but I don't know what it is.

    1991 FJ80 Box Underneath Dash.jpeg
     
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    Bluetooth mic maybe? unscrew it and see what kind of wire is behind it. Trace it if you can.
     
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    Hummm, was not expecting something like this. I will disconnect and trace it during the weekend and will report back. Thanks!
     
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    Is it plugged into the OBD port?
     
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    Is there a wire running from that piece going behind it and under the dash or is it just a block plugged into it?
     
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    Did 91' 80s even come with an obd port?
     
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    There is a cable connected to that box and runs under the dash in the direction of the fuse box. I don't know to what the cable is connected though.
     
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    That is my understanding.
     
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    They had OBD1 until, i think, 1994.
     
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    That looks like an aftermarket anti-thief plug to me. Just my 2 cents.
     
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    I was thinking a gps tracker
     
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    I also posted in the general section. This is what I've gotten as of now: bluetooth mic, breathalyzer component, insurance company listening device, OBD port, anti-thieve system, and mpg tracker, among others.

    I still don't know what it is, neither the last owner (short term).

    Some have suggested I cut it and then figure out what it is. Hahahaha. I'll leave it alone for now, but will let you know as soon as I figure it out.
     
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    ^^^^X2
    Looks like the chip is NOT there, probably disabled...
     
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    Gov't tracking device, your being watched!
     
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