what is this cable?

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  1. s0m30n3

    s0m30n3 Bobtail Member

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    Recently switched trucks from an old Columbia to a 2014 cascadia. Somebody has removed the 12v accessories plug by the cupholder and ran this wire through it. Its driving me insane just sitting there. I drive in town and dont have any ELD or GPS or Computer in the truck which I assume is probably what this is for. I want to make sure that's what it is before I cut it off. I attempted to find the ends of the 4 wires to just pull it back through but no dice. PLEASE HELP!
     
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  3. bad-luck

    bad-luck Road Train Member

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    You didn't post a picture
     
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  4. s0m30n3

    s0m30n3 Bobtail Member

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  6. bad-luck

    bad-luck Road Train Member

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    It looks like it was from one of the older eld's. I probably is wired into the fuse box. You should be able to just disconnect it and slowly pull it out
     
  7. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

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    Shove it back down the hole?
     
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  8. Judge

    Judge Road Train Member

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    No!!

    Haven’t you ever seen The Wizard of Oz?
    Never, Ever go down the hole.

    In other words, leave well enough alone.
     
  9. s0m30n3

    s0m30n3 Bobtail Member

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    Because of the connector it wont fit back through the hole. I took the metal panel (with the fifth wheel slide lock and diff lock switches on it) off above the cup holder and each wire connected to the plug in the pic seems to go a different direction so unplugging and pulling it through seems like a PITA... TY everyone for your time a d quick responses
     
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  10. Rideandrepair

    Rideandrepair Road Train Member

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    You can just cut it off tape wires individually and then together, make it disappear, till you have time to properly disconnect it. My fuel filter heater wires, and idle timer wires are taped off that way. 11 yrs now, haven’t gotten a chance yet. Lol.
     
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  11. s0m30n3

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    Lol Sweet. Thanks again guys
     
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