Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Valentine One
Thread: Valentine One
View Single Post
Old 01-26-2013, 07:06 PM   #38
Join Date: Mar 2011
Fan#: 84424
Location: LIVONIA, MI
What I Drive: .

Posts: 266
FF Reputation: 3 Jdog913 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by thejordan View Post
13 SE
I forget the # I used, I tried most of them, and just left it on the one where it shut off after 30min
Valentine 1

I had it hardwired in my Subaru, I just vampire tapped the auto-dimming mirror using the hardwire kit. The Focus wires seem to be an inconsistent mess. I'd like to tap a power near the fusebox since it is most convenient. I just checked the overhead and that's a mess as well.

I don't want a toggle switch, I like things as automated as possible. No point in running a switch to an accessible locale when I could just unplug the detector just as easily.

I think your problem is the fuse that you tapped into it. Could have a thermal overload switch in the circuit which shuts off after a set time. I'm not an expert in that field. Use the fuse # I recommended (#85) under the glove box. I've had no problems after a year, and it would save you from finding and splicing wires together.
Jdog913 is offline  
    Reply With Quote