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    Rear dash cam power

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    Well here I am again, picking brains!
    Been dropping in and out but cant mod the company car....until now!


    After some dipstick nearly rear ended me (oooh errr misses) I decided I better add a rear dash cam.

    I read then re-read the manual so please be kind! Where the f is the rear fuse box in the Grand Sport?

    If there isn't one (I am beginning to wonder) is there a switched 12v in the boot area?

    Thanks all
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    I don't own one , but there is a 12v aux in the boot ,I couldn't confirm about the fuse box, some one far more knolagable will be along

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    Thanks for the reply.
    I had a quick look and can see a route into the tailgate (with the rest of the cables! ) but couldn't see where to pick up the12V. I knew I needed the Sports Tourer!

    Bring back the Vec, that was easy!

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    If you know someone with a multimeter they be able to help you find out which is ignition live.

    I ended up routing one from the front to the back.

    IN MEMORY OF NIGHTSCREAM THE 1.6 TURBO SRI NAV
    Now driving - Mazda 6 Tourer SE-L Lux Nav+ 2.0 143 Skyactiv-G

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    Quote Originally Posted by sriray View Post
    If you know someone with a multimeter they be able to help you find out which is ignition live.

    I ended up routing one from the front to the back.
    I am an electrical engineer so can find the cables but was hoping for a location of the fuse box rather than going through the boot load area looking!
    Thinking of trying to get cable from USB sockets on the armrest between the seats.
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    So between the rain yesterday I found the 3rd fusebox. In the boot, lhs, behind the 2nd cabbie hole.

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    Although VX tell you it's there IE 3 FUSE BOXES, they hide its location and what each fuse does. I guess, as a customer, its beyond my comprehension, I'll take it to the experts and ask them.....now that sarcasm has been vented...... any one have the boot fuse box diagram?

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    When you say second cabbie hole... where abouts is that in the boot?

    Ferret

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    Near side, halfway back rear wing in boot. Small hatch cover, like the one for the rear lights.

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    Thank you!

 

 

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