What does this switch do?

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  1. simbadog

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    Hi, Autotrail 634 2007 with Fiat Ducato base.
    I can't work out what the rocker switch does? It's the round one to the left of the air vent.

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    Thank you :smiley:
     
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    If its got an alarm, my guess would be that the switch disables the interior sensor and siren
    OR dims external flashing LED's
     
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    My MoHo has a growler alarm and I have a rocker switch like that to activate a bike rack "loop". A cable that plugs into a socket underneath of the van and then through a valuable piece of kit (bikes, generator, Bottle crate, etc).
     
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    Be careful with that switch. It activates the passenger seat ejector rockets, now you wouldn't want to accidentally shoot the wife out now would you ............... :cautious: ............. Or would you? :whistle::LOL::LOL:
     
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    Well there's one way to find out............................ :)
     
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  6. simbadog

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    Thanks, It does have a toad alarm system, perhaps it does have something to do with that?
    I don't however have any instructions for it!
     
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    I have two switches one operates my alarm loop as popeye mentioned and the other turns on my movement sensor for the tracker
     
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    Not one of ours!

    What about for a stereo?
     
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    Switch it on. Arm the alarm, then move around inside if no alarm, then switch off, arm the alarm move around inside, if alarm sounds, found it!!
    If no difference, switch it on and use MH as normal til something doesn't work, then switch off if it works, found it!!
     
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    It's similar to the isolator switch for the Phantom tracker on our van but ours is in a more hidden place.
     
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    Is it the latest modification to cure the Fiat leaky scuttle problem?
    It's an electric water drain valve for the engine bay!
     
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    We had the same on our 2012 Autotrail Tracker it was to disable the internal sensors as Robert Clark said but I seem to remember it had to be done in a sequence and sorry I can't remember what the sequence was.
     
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    I have the same but it is located in the glove box
    And when we got the van it had no alarm fitted
     
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    Thanks, I have the 2 Toad fobs & have to press one of the buttons to disable the immobiliser before starting.
    I don't know the sequence for other buttons on there or indeed even where the alarm is located!
    It is definitely a Toad as fobs are thus & there are stickers, also has a PIR in lounge area, could do with some
    instructions but will have to find model first :(
     
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    I've got one of those. Normally the reversing camera comes on in reverse gear, but can be overridden to stay on when shunting about.
     
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    As mine is on the passenger side I am completely baffled .. Next time I do any work on her I will check to see where the hell the wires go !
     
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    Flux Capacitor switch innit :)
     
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    :LOL: Looks very like a pic I posted last year when we hadn't had the van long.....
    .....eventually found out it worked the spotlights:D
     
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    I need to find the right switch for activating desire......but which one is it ???

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    That is an aftermarket accessory switch, nothing to do with the Fiat bit, so fitted by the converter or for an accessory. Could be anything, we have one which switches power to the media centre when the ignition is off. Trial and error, do you feel lucky? ;)
     
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