How to Wire in a Dash Cam

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How to Wire in a Dash Cam

Post by Anmarube » Thu May 17, 2018 8:10 am

bbrys wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 10:06 am
Anmarube wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:42 pm
My 4 wires with plug on the end wasn't connected to anything so I guess no rain sensor. Wired it up anyway but no power.
I will try to connect my dash cam over the weekend and don't have rain sensor as well. If you manage to find correct wire, please can you post a picture here which one I should connect to?

Thanks
Never went that way in the end...I wired into the Interior light and all is fine..

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How to Wire in a Dash Cam

Post by randyclark » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:41 am

Been trying to find the exact instructions. Now I can install my dash cam on my own.

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How to Wire in a Dash Cam

Post by Jakg » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:23 pm

Don't use scotchlocks, they are rubbish.

Also, don't trap the earth under a random screw - one of the wires in the loom is an earth anyway so do it properly.

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How to Wire in a Dash Cam

Post by Thunderous One » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:16 am

Good detailed step by step guide
Thankyou
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How to Wire in a Dash Cam

Post by Number5 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:44 am

Thunderous One wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:16 am
Good detailed step by step guide
Thankyou
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How to Wire in a Dash Cam

Post by Wrighty » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:48 pm

Followed this a good 12 months ago now, cracking write up thanks :thumbsup:

I jumped stated a friends car earlier in the week using the Z4 and it appears I have knackered the 5v USB adapter...

It no longer powers the camera strangely. Dash cam still works as expected when reverting back to the power supply from the 12v cigarette lighter to back this up further.

I've not had a chance to have a look back up behind the light yet, at least the camera is still working!

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