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Old 01-26-2013, 08:06 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by thejordan View Post
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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.
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