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Old 11-19-2012, 06:10 PM   #9
c627627
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I finally figured it out. Thanks to everyone who helped me.

Here's a complete write up:

How to connect 12 Volt Power Outlet to Fuse Box



1. Ground the Black wire to metal part of the car. for example:



2. Look at your car's manual to see which fuse is not being used by your car. In the case of my Toyota Camry 2002, it was a 20A Seat Heater fuse.
Be sure to select a fuse which controls a part that is not permanently ON if you want the power to only be ON after you set the ignition power ON.

3. Get a Fuse Power Tap from your Auto Parts store, for example Part # 85606 from here:
http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/de...4/85606.oapand
Connect the Red 12V line from your adaptor to it and insert one end of your fuse in between here:




so that when you put the fuse back in, it looks like this:

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