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Old 28 Oct 2015, 08:54 pm
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Default I have a mystery wire hanging by my Muffler?

I have a 2007 Touring Edition and I just noticed this today.
There's a wire hanging down next to my Muffler.
Everything seems to be working fine, brake lights, turn signals, license Plate lights ect.
Any idea what this would control?
A possible ground wire?
Any opinions?
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Old 28 Oct 2015, 09:04 pm
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Default Re: I have a mystery wire hanging by my Muffler?

It's a ground strap. Likely someone added it. I would guess they used a self tapping screw that fell out. Where is the other end?

It's kinda normal to ground the exhaust. Some 3 wire o2 setups benefit from it.
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Old 28 Oct 2015, 09:04 pm
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Default Re: I have a mystery wire hanging by my Muffler?

It's a ground wire from the muffler to the body of the car. It's from the factory.

Read all about the ground wires....

ground wires from body to front struts?
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Old 29 Oct 2015, 04:59 pm
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Default Re: I have a mystery wire hanging by my Muffler?

This is where that ground strap goes, to the body and to a bracket on the muffler. Can't tell from your pic which end is not attached.

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Old 29 Oct 2015, 05:26 pm
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Default Re: I have a mystery wire hanging by my Muffler?

You'll find ground wires all over the Cruiser. Ground is good.
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Old 29 Oct 2015, 06:54 pm
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Thanks for all the replies...
Yes...that pic helped a bunch..
I can now see where it reattaches
to !!!
I would have had no idea it was a ground wire hooked up to the muffler. Doesn't make any sense to me why, but if that's what they did at the factory, I assume they know far more than me. Lol
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