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Author Topic: Rear view vamera wiring  (Read 746 times)

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Rear view vamera wiring
« on: May 31, 2019, 07:15:13 PM »
Hello,

I.would.like to wire my rearview camera to my android head unit in my 2000 Ford Galaxy.
I wanted to ask wher I should go through with the wire. Ceiling or floor/doors ?
Thank you for your help

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Re: Rear view vamera wiring
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2019, 07:42:00 PM »
Not sure. I'd probably just run it under the carpet? But always bear in mind the safety aspect.
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Re: Rear view vamera wiring
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2019, 05:36:52 PM »
Dear Dave, thank you. Safety is exactly what I am worried about. I put the 3rd row seats in and out and with the kids I would feel more comfortable is the wires are hidden behind some panels ...

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Re: Rear view vamera wiring
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2019, 05:45:46 PM »
There is a dedicated wiring channel that runs from the front of the car to behind the C pillar, under the doors. From there you take it behind the boot trim and up the D pillar.
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Re: Rear view vamera wiring
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2019, 08:03:26 AM »
Thanks !

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Re: Rear view vamera wiring
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2020, 12:35:54 AM »
There is a dedicated wiring channel that runs from the front of the car to behind the C pillar, under the doors. From there you take it behind the boot trim and up the D pillar.

Is this channel on the left or right side of the car? How can I access the front of the channel?

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Re: Rear view vamera wiring
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2020, 09:32:11 AM »
Theres one on both sides. Its hidden  under the door surrounds, you just unscrew them and remove them to see it. That will take you as far as the front footwells, cable ties will let you route it across to the stereo then.

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Re: Rear view vamera wiring
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2020, 09:33:42 AM »
Youd probably find the passenger side easier as the gaiter on that side for the tailgate has less running through it. If its going on the number plate.

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Re: Rear view vamera wiring
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2020, 02:58:27 PM »
Youd probably find the passenger side easier as the gaiter on that side for the tailgate has less running through it. If its going on the number plate.

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