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I need help finding that reverse wire where I can tap in the (+) wire of the back-up camera. Will the ones behind the brake lights (blue, yellow on the right or yellow, brown on the left)be sufficient?

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Is this a straight connection without a need for a relay?
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Yes... Tap into the wire with a "scotch-lock"...
The worse thing that can happen is that you might get a "Check Reverse Light" on your dash, unlikely though !
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Yes... Tap into the wire with a "scotch-lock"...
The worse thing that can happen is that you might get a "Check Reverse Light" on your dash, unlikely though !
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Thanks.

So, I tapped the reverse cam on the blue/yellow (+) and the brown (-) wires behind the left backup light. The camera will show on the monitor for about 5 seconds, then it will start to flicker before the screen blacks out.

Any other suggestion? Thanks again.
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Try it again, but go to the rear and notice the reverse lights whilst the screen struggles... Do they dim? Does the wire get warm?
If yes, then maybe a relay would solve it !
Maybe the wire is not thick enough to power the cam/screen... Try 15-20 amp/gauge wire...


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