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Old 11-12-2012, 08:19 PM   #2
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Diode sounds like the right idea, since that circuit is "computer" controlled.

The earlier models with a button just signaled the system to open the trunk, it wasn't directly switched.

Tapping in with an external 12 volt source MIGHT not hurt anything, but why take a chance on what that "backfeed" might do.

Makes sense to me....
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