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BCT15X: Hardwire In Car

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Hi how would i go about hard wiring the bct15x in my car so it turns off when the car does

any help will be appreciated
 
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Without knowing which vehicle you own, it is hard to give a direct answer.

However, looking in your fuse panel for a key switched power source would be a place to start.
 
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Without knowing which vehicle you own, it is hard to give a direct answer.

However, looking in your fuse panel for a key switched power source would be a place to start.
2006 explorer i am going to hook it upto the radio fuse 5 amp
 
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yea i dont think mine does i hooked it up to the radio 20 amp nothing idk what im doing wrong i grounded it and everything
 

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I always got around all the electronic issues by wiring to the battery and then installing a relay connected to the wiper fuse to turn it on an off. Never had problems or blown fuses.
 

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There are usually two fuse boxes in a car now. One under the hood for higher amperage such as wipers, lights, brake lights etc. There is also one usually at the drivers door post. You can get a volt meter and test the fuses to see which do not have power while switched off. Make a note of them. Start the car and see which come up to 13 ~ 14 volts. You can get a "Add A TAP" fuse holder at the local auto parts an install for a power source.
 
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