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Old 12-20-2010, 02:12 PM
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Overhead Console Wiring

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I am trying to figure out which wire in the overhead console is the hot/switched wire. I do not have a voltmeter. I want to tap into it, to hotwire a radar detector. Here is a pic -



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Re: Overhead Console Wiring

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Re: Overhead Console Wiring

i dont remember off hand but you can take off the 2 screws/bolts for your visor and see what color wire is coming out of it. that is a hot wire and goes into the overhead center console
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Re: Overhead Console Wiring

Hmm..ill try that. Thanks!
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Re: Overhead Console Wiring

np, here is the write up
http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=28
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Re: Overhead Console Wiring

Oh. Thats for a WK. The WK2 has a different harness. The hot wire from the WK I believe is the yellow/pink wire. The WK2 is different.

Anyone else? Thanks B.P.O.D. for the help regardless!
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Re: Overhead Console Wiring

Thanks BPOD and OR, I may take a crack at this with a voltmeter this week. I like the visor wire route. Santa just happened to drop a new Passport in my front seat.

OR, is that harness the same that wires the rear view mirror?
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Re: Overhead Console Wiring

why not tap into the cigarette lighter? or you could always use "add a fuse"
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Re: Overhead Console Wiring

Its super simple. I had it in my BMW, no problem. Always on when the car comes on, and turns off when you kill the ignition. We just need the hot wire...I have the how to ready to go with pics!
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Re: Overhead Console Wiring

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I am trying to figure out which wire in the overhead console is the hot/switched wire. I do not have a voltmeter. I want to tap into it, to hotwire a radar detector. Here is a pic -
16-pin connector?
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Old 12-20-2010, 04:53 PM
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Yes! 16-Pin connector. I have my suspicions its the yellow/blue wire...
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Pin / Circuit / Function / Gauge / Color / Tracer color

1 A413 FUSED B(+) 18 RD WT
2 G38 UGDO ENABLE CONTROL CIRCUIT 22 GY
3 E12 PANEL LAMPS DRIVER 22 OR GY
4 N0
5 Z923 GROUND 22 BK
6 N0
7 M24 COURTESY LAMPS DRIVER 22 YL WT
8 M27 READING LAMPS DRIVER 22 YL LB
9 Q3 SUNROOF OPEN SWITCH SENSE 22 OR DG
10 Q4 SUNROOF VENT SWITCH SENSE 22 OR YL
11 Q5 SUNROOF CLOSE SWITCH SENSE 22 OR LB
12 Q6 SUNROOF SWITCH SUPPLY 22 OR LG
13 Q56 CNV - SUNROOF_SHADE_PWR_CLOSE_(+) 22 OR VT
14 Q556 CNV - SUNROOF_SHADE_PWR_OPEN_(+) 22 OR GY
15 G25 DECKLID/LIFTGATE RELEASE SWITCH SENSE 22 VT TN
16 Z919 GROUND 22 BK

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