My GCL came with a Towing Prep Package according to the window sticker and i do indeed have a hitch and the factory trailer hitch wiring. What i want to know is what is the difference between the Prep package and the Towing Package or are they one and the same? Thanks.
It means that that hitch is only held on by 2 sheetmetal screws so DO NOT USE IT.
In all honesty i think you have the towing package - its just different verbage on the window sticker. The only other thing I think it could be is that its a smaller receiver or is not designed to carry as much weight (all though I doubt this). If everything you need to carry a trailer is there then you should be good to go. Towing prep package may also indicate better drivetrain components than standard to handle towing also.
Wondering about my trailer lights..... I installed a mopar hitch that I got that has a 7 pin built in, but The wires inside the rear quarter panel aren't where I expected, so much for plug and play....however, that's been addressed in another thread, gotta look in the *other* side....
But, in the meantime I have a flat 4 pin plug with a converter hooked up to my taillights. Trailer lights work great on the Dodge minivan with the same setup, but with the jeep, if the taillights are on, the turnsignals at he trailer are really weak. Vehicle lights working fine. Wondering if it's a TS relay thing. Pretty sure I have the wiring correct, and spliced and soldered all connections. Moot problem if I find the factory connector buried in the left rear fenderwell....but I like having that 4 pin, just wished it worked better. Testing with a test light shows that I've got power when and where I'm supposed to. And trailer works fine on Minivan.