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Hi all,
I went through several old messages on this topic but I couldn't find the answer. We have a hitch and hardness installed at U-Haul few months ago on our 2008 Saturn Outlook to use with our new pop up trailer. Just yesterday I realized that I need to do add a fuse or relay to connect the battery to one of the 7 pins so I can send power to charge the trailer battery. ( I honestly thought that this would be part of the package)
Has any one here been through this? Do I need both a relay and fuse or just one of them?
which amp would be ideal?
The fuse box diagram show a place where the fuse should go to power the trailer (battery), but no mention to a plave for a relay.

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@NinjaGaiden has done a pretty thorough rundown of installing the towing package to an Acadia that didn't come from the factory with the tow package. Check out his comments to see if it helps.

http://www.acadiaforum.net/index.php?topic=7906.0

I spoke to my local dealer about adding the tow package. I want to say he said that the fuse box has to be changed/altered to have the required relay. His quote to do the work was in the $300 range. He said the most expensive parts of the package are the fuse box and the HD radiator ($300 & $500 respectively), and to do the whole package was in the $1k range. He seemed to be going from memory, so I wouldn't take those figures as actual numbers. Hopefully this helps.

I've also seen threads on the forum that talk about some of the tow equipped models not coming with the required fuse box. This was a recall that should be covered if your vehicle has the right options. Check the list of installed options on your car for the "V92" code. It should be listed on the sticker in your glove box (jockey box, dash box, whatever you call it in your neck of the woods).
 

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thank you for your inputs,
My car doesn't have the factory tow package so it limits my towing capacity to 2,000lbs, which is enough for a pop up.
The 7 pin connector works perfect and U-Haul installation was professional. The only part missing is how to send energy from my car to charge the trailer battery, which is what one of the pins is for.
The information I got from some website is that I just need either a fuse or a relay to be able to get energy to the trailer.
I juts would like to hear from someone with a similar car that have been through the same issue.

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paulotuco said:
thank you for your inputs,
My car doesn't have the factory tow package so it limits my towing capacity to 2,000lbs, which is enough for a pop up.
The 7 pin connector works perfect and U-Haul installation was professional. The only part missing is how to send energy from my car to charge the trailer battery, which is what one of the pins is for.
The information I got from some website is that I just need either a fuse or a relay to be able to get energy to the trailer.
I juts would like to hear from someone with a similar car that have been through the same issue.

Cheers
The link I provided goes over everything you are looking for. NinjaGaiden's car didn't come with the factory tow package either, and he goes over everything you will need to add in order to tow. I believe his car is the Acadia, which is essentially the same as the Outlook. He even lists the part numbers for each part you will need.
 
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