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shortysmash 04-25-2012 07:21 AM

Parking sensors question (retrofitting)
Has anyone taken an oem parking sensor kit from the rear of our wk's and retrofitted it into the front bumper? I would like to try it but have not idea it it is possible.

JMLoughrey 04-28-2012 05:20 PM

Re: Parking sensors question (retrofitting)
in theory, it should work, the sensor doesnt know if its going forward or backwards. You may have to figure something out wiring wise to trigger it because typically the unit it turned on by the reverse light.

SvenskaJeepGuy 04-28-2012 06:10 PM

Re: Parking sensors question (retrofitting)
I think the canbus system turns it on when the vehicle is in reverse

JMLoughrey 04-28-2012 07:32 PM

Re: Parking sensors question (retrofitting)
unless he's talking about something like this.

From what i've gathered it would in theory work for the front. There are probably better solutions out there though.

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