Transit Mk 7 Ignition live

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  1. leeboy

    leeboy Read Only Funster

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    Hi all,
    does anyone know where best to tap into a live feed when the ignition is on, it's for a reversing camera. I know the cigar lighter in the driver's glove box is live but can't access it.
    Thanks in advance,
    Lee.
     
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    I would think the feed would come from the reversing lights linked to the gear lever:Smile::Smile::Smile:
     
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    Hi I have a mk 7 tranny too. Why can't you access the drivers cig lighter,? The alternative may be the radio, that needs 4 keys sourced for sod all on E Bay to remove.

    :BigGrin:
     
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    Sorry,
    meant can't access rear of cig lighter for a permanent ignition feed
    Lee
     
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    Hi Wasp,
    it's a 2 camera set up. when driving one camera is the normal rear view. The other will come on when selecting reverse.
    Lee.
     
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    The tray holding the cig lighter on the driver and passenger dash under the hinged lid is held in place by 4 spring clips. Up clip the lid and using a wide bladed screwdriver it is possible to ease the tray upwards and thereby access the ciggy lighter.
    I can take some pics tomorrow to demonstrate the process if you are interested..
     
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    Hi Zains,
    yep that would be really helpful thanks, look forwards to seeing them.
    Lee.
     
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    Hi Zains,
    just checking you received my pm?
    Regards,
    Lee.
     
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    Will send after football!!
     
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    Hi, I fed mine from fuse box in dash. used a piggy back fuse on lighter circuit and earthed on bolt next to fuse box. Was so easy, no slicing cables etc, :Smile:
     
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