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Tapping factory fuse panel

Old 10-24-2007, 09:07 PM
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Default Tapping factory fuse panel

I'm not sure where to post this, so I figured this would be the best place.

I need to tap two factory fuse locations to power a cd changer and an alpine 701. I've never done this before, and honestly haven't even looked at the fuse panel on my car. Is there a quick and easy way to tap into the factory power to get juice for these guys? If not, I can run a power wire from the battery and go at it that way, but I'd rather not do that if possible. The sig says it all, 05 EX v6 5AT. Thanks!
Old 10-26-2007, 09:35 AM
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Old 10-29-2007, 07:58 PM
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Default RE: Tapping factory fuse panel

bad idea, it could blow the fuse pretty easily because you have more than your supposed to on it.

get some female quick disconnect connectors and tap into the interior fuse boxes outputs. If you look above the fuses, you will see some empty plugs with some male quick disconnect connectors inside. One is Constant +12v, one is Accessory +12V, one is Ignition 12V, one is ground (-), and I cant remember what the other one is (if there is another one, there might only be 4). Some experimentation with a multimeter could pretty easily determine which plug is which.

dont forget an inline fuse!
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