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I was at the dealer after a test drive when one of the dealers detailer started and backed a Niro into a parking spot. The Niro was very quiet in reverse. My friends Prius is the same way. After darn near backing over one of his kids, we installed one of these. Has anyone else considered installing something like this? The camera helped but didn't give pedestrians any warning.

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Yeah, in playing with my banging problem, I had everything turned off and windows closed to keep outside sounds to a minimum and heard teh beeps when in reverse for teh first time myself. Unaware of if its volume is at all adjustable.
 

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Kiro Niro EV has the Virtual Engine Sound System (VESS), Reverse warning sound, and side collision detection powered together through Fuse Module 4 which is accessible in the Cabin fuse box.
During reverse, if you remove that fuse, beeping stops until it is reinserted. Not sure yet if can be disabled through computer module programming.
So the least costly and least disruptive solution appears to be a little wiring. Plug in fuse extender into Module 4, solder in a momentary switch (one that is always closed but become open while it is pressed), insert the 10 Amp fuse in the line (solder in a fuse socket), then mount the button on the fuse box cover which is by driver's knee.
Anytime you are backing up, simply press the button, then release when you are done. nothing more is needed.
 
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