Unused blue plug inside front doors

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  1. Brandon10

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    Hey guys. Just had the inside panels of my Prius off yesterday and noticed a blue female plug connected to wires that isn't used for anything. I've attached (I believe I have) an image that I took of the inside of the front passenger door. Does anyone know what these plugs can be/are used for?
     

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    welcome! must be an option you don't have on the two. 3 door sks?
     
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    Things that come to mind:

    *Open/close windows.
    *lock/unlock doors.
    *Power mirror adjustment.

    Have you checked to see if it ever has power?
     
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    Somebody else had a similar question recently, I mean it was about a completely different connector and in a Gen 4, but I gave a pretty complete step-by-step on how to look that up if you want the right answer.

    Otherwise, the thing that happens in a forum thread (as you can see in that other one) is people will fling out various random answers. :) Two of the guesses on that thread were actually right, but even those two people didn't give any more information on why they thought so than other people did who guessed wrong—and one of the right guesses was followed by another poster saying it couldn't possibly be that. :)

    Look it up and you get it right every time. :)

    -Chap
     
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    october 16th, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24th...
     
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    If it were the rear door, could be. But that's a front door; the rear has a white connector for the non-existent tweeter in the lower models that points straight up.

    Edit: SKS is probably right. My Two has that empty blue connector on the passenger door, but it's connected to another plug on the driver's.
     
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