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What make/model of 'stereo' connects to the OBD interface, and why?
Maestro Rr and Rr2 stereo interface does, and I'd guess to provide whatever iDatalink-compatible headunit with additional info for gauges, etc. I'm not running one, so don't know more than that, but I'm waiting on the Rr2 to come back in stock so that I can use its three programmable outputs with my steering wheel controls and front lighting.
 

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I am not technical person. I tried to trace the cable but it is going somewhere inside.
You’re gonna have to try harder than that if you want an answer…nobody can know what that is unless you see where it goes, it’s something aftermarket so it really has nothing to do with being an FJ. It could be absolutely anything. Maybe try a car stereo shop if you can’t figure it out yourself.
 

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Maestro Rr and Rr2 stereo interface does, and I'd guess to provide whatever iDatalink-compatible headunit with additional info for gauges, etc. I'm not running one, so don't know more than that, but I'm waiting on the Rr2 to come back in stock so that I can use its three programmable outputs with my steering wheel controls and front lighting.
My FJ has this kind of multimedia but it doesn’t show any data related to car engine.
Gear shift Radio Car Satellite radio Steering part
 

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You’re gonna have to try harder than that if you want an answer…nobody can know what that is unless you see where it goes, it’s something aftermarket so it really has nothing to do with being an FJ. It could be absolutely anything. Maybe try a car stereo shop if you can’t figure it out yourself.
Thank you for the suggestion but that could be my last option. Actually I am the first owner and I didn’t install any thing from after market. This FJ is VXR with rear sonar and blind spot detection may be it is used by them.
 

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Well I guess your other option is to disconnect it and see if your rear sonar etc still works. If you are the first owner the dealership you purchased from should be able to tell you.
 

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What's the wire running across the console and towards the glove compartment in the picture above? Unrelated or just a phone charger or something?

In the US, we have car insurance companies wanting to plug things in to the OBD2 so that they can sell your information and reduce your insurance rates. Usually those aren't wired units though.
 

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What ZerosFJ said. Unplug it and see if you can figure out what no longer works. It won't disable your FJ doing that. If all the the stereo functions still work, I'd leave it unplugged until you can trace the cable.
 

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Curious about that myself.

The cable looks far more substantial than something that just bleeds power...
 

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Thank you guys for suggestions. I asked the dealer. they said, it is a smart device which will accelerate the vehicle if rear collision is anticipated to avoid or to overcome the collision impact but its only work while driving on cruise control.
 

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Well I guess your other option is to disconnect it and see if your rear sonar etc still works. If you are the first owner the dealership you purchased from should be able to tell you.
Thanks for suggestion. Dealer said, it is a smart device which can accelerate the vehicle if rear collision is anticipated. but works only while driving on cruise control.
 

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Thank you guys for suggestions. I asked the dealer. they said, it is a smart device which will accelerate the vehicle if rear collision is anticipated to avoid or to overcome the collision impact but its only work while driving on cruise control.
I think that's likely BS.

I am quite certain that there is no capability to command throttle position (and over-ride driver control) through the OBD interface.

Ask your dealer for specific information on the manufacturer and model of this aftermarket 'safety' device, and for a copy of the User's Manual.

There are rear-collision avoidance systems available, but they are enabled when a driver is backing up, and they detect vehicles that are in motion and may pass behind the vehicle that is backing up.
 
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