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Wiring in a backup camera with factory harness

If you ordered a base Tacoma model, chances are you are wired for most aftermarket items.

This makes it easy to add things like a backup camera, mirror turn signals and more.

My Tacoma (2nd gen, 2014) thankfully was pre-wired for a backup camera. To check, I looked under the bumper near the gap between the truck itself and the tailgate.

The tailgate inside cover comes off easy enough with a hex bit.

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What I found was a blank (dummy) camera module.

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I bought my camera on eBay, it’s been working ever since.

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And here’s a pic of at night usage

Unbolt the two bolts holding the module in

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Make sure the harness underneath the bumper leading into the tailgate is plugged in, and automatically your stock dash will detect the camera.

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