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has anyone explored having a trailer hitch installed by the dealer or a 3rd party. i understand it also needs a transmission cooler.

you can usually get these from an aftermarket supplier.
 

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that's great news. so, all your missing is the hitch and wiring.. and whatever activates when you push the towing button.

what is that? change to the rpm...shift points?
 

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I'm not sure, but I was under the impression that the tow package includes a different transmission cooler, seperate coil etc. Towing goes from 2000 to 4500 with the tow package.
 

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The brochure and website sure make it seem that way. If all Enclaves have a cooler, I wonder just what the differences are and if it is upgradable if you choose to increase towing capacity in the future?
 

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Tow haul basically keeps the transmission from shifting as often while under load. My truck has it and you'll notice the rpm's go up when it's engaged. I'm almost positive the tow package has a "HD" trans. cooler. I'll check when I get home from work.
 

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Curious if anyone has more info on this. Considering getting an Enclave off the lot but it does not have the tow package. Dealer says that they can install the tow package which would be the same as the factory installed one. However when we were at the Saturn dealership they said that the tow package had to be installed at the factory. Just want to make sure if the dealer installs that we'll get the 4500 limit and not still be stuck at 2000.
 

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have a feeling more folks will have to tweak an enclave for sale on a lot to get what they want... as long as the order cycle is so (unreasonably long).
 

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i think things are gonna get better soon, at least i hope. :mope:
 

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There are several differences with the twoing package:
- Tow/haul switch - changes trans shift points
- HD trans Oil cooler not on vehicle without towing pkg
- Class III hitch receiver
- Wiring w/ 7 lead wire harness connector (not wired in without tow package and requires in depth modifications to add if towing pkg was not ordered)

Tow package gives you everything you need other than the draw bar and the ball to two up to 4500 lbs
I would highlu recommend ordering it if you planon towing.
 

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although i will not be towing i will be putting a inside lift for my scooter and will def need it for the wiring because the life is electric.... i have that on my list already..... ty what if.
 

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Can anyone that also has the V92 Towing Package tell me whether the wiring harness was already installed on your vehicle at delivery?

When we picked up ours yesterday, the 7 wire pigtail was in the cargo compartment of the back -- when I asked about it, I was told that's how they show up.

I never gave it a 2nd thought, but I'm reading the manual tonight and on page 4-39 of the big manual it states:

"The trailer wiring harness, with a seven pin connector is located at the rear of the vehicle and is tied to the vehicle's frame. The harness connector can be plugged into a seven pin universal heavy-duty trailer connector available through your dealer/retailer."

So, what's the deal here? Is the pigtail already there (haven't climbed under to look) by the frame with the towing package? And then is the pigtail for use in connecting to the trailer's wiring harness? I would really like to know if the dealer missed setting something up or what.

Any help or enlightenment would be appreciated.
 

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Yikes -- I crawled under the back of our Enclave -- the pigtail is already there, ready for a trailer to be plugged into it. Wow, this is so nice -- well worth having the towing package to have everything installed and ready to go from the factory, plus the HD cooling and trans cooler are worth it too, even if you don't plan to tow. I would guess this will really add to resale value for those that are wondering whether to spend the money.
 

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I think the connector you found in the cargo compartment is wiring harness
for an optional trailer brake controller.
 
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