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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-28-2018, 12:04 AM Thread Starter
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Where is best to wire in a Dashcam

I have had a dashcam with my current Ford Edge for about 2 years and just don't think I would want to live without it. I had to wire in my own 12v USB port into the fusebox as all the 12v AUX (lighter plugs) were all always on and not switched with the iginition. As I don't drive every day and the dashcam does pull power when on, i wanted a switched power line so that it will turn on when the car is powered on, and back off when shut down.

I am wondering if anyone had done the leg work and know what spare fuse ports inside the cabin are switched with the ignition?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-28-2018, 12:15 AM
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I read in the Niro manual that the 12v outlets are NOT always on, they switch on when the car starts. So maybe just plugging the power into that would work.

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Wire to accessory plugs. They are switched.

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