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Backup camera reverse wire?

RWerksman

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I just installed a Sony Android Auto Radio, and a backup camera. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a wire in the for reverse.

Is there a good place to pick it up under the dash? Any idea what wire that it would be and where?
 

Boinked

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There should be a reverse wire coming off the block under the driver side under dash. Check your wireing diagram for the right color.
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Is yours an "X?" If not, you should have a wire right under your top center dash panel that feeds the compass mirror (even if you don't have the compass mirror). Hang on, I'll get you the color...
 

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It looks to be white with light green tracer. Just pull up on the middle top dash panel (the one with the defrost vents).
 

danof76

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One way or the other you have a wire for reverse since you have reverse lights. I know there is a wire that comes off the transmission that does this but there may be a more accessible point elsewhere.
 

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The rear light harness plugs under the driver side dash. In the picture i posted
 

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Is yours an "X?" If not, you should have a wire right under your top center dash panel that feeds the compass mirror (even if you don't have the compass mirror). Hang on, I'll get you the color...

Not all Jeeps that aren't X's have that harness. My 2006 Unlimited didn't have it.
 
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I've done a bit more reading, and it looks like violet with the back tracer from the second plug up is it.

I'll report back after giving it a whirl...