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bumpn_gt
01-16-2004, 11:49 AM
I need to find a wire that only provides power when the car is started...........so only when the car is running is there power to a certain wire.........................anyone help me out????:confused: :confused:

Kdawg207
01-16-2004, 11:52 AM
just go off a fuse of somethin that only works with the car power'd on...ex..radio, sunroof, whatever

peeps
01-16-2004, 11:54 AM
Originally posted by Kdawg207
just go off a fuse of somethin that only works with the car power'd on...ex..radio, sunroof, whatever he is wanting only when the engine is running, not acc power....

Kdawg207
01-16-2004, 11:58 AM
how about goin off of main ignition than....i'm sure soeone will come into this with an answer

bumpn_gt
01-16-2004, 12:29 PM
Thats basically what I am asking........where is the main ignition "switch"???

Kdawg207
01-16-2004, 12:35 PM
i beleive its in the fuse panel under the hood...near the intake.

iceman
01-16-2004, 12:38 PM
what you powerin?

Sunroof, windows, wipers all work good.

BLKSHDW
01-16-2004, 12:54 PM
it's hard to find a wire that is only on while the engine is running but i am changing my remote wire to my amp, and i am wiring it inline with my radar detector because it turns off immediately when the keys turn off, not like how the radio turns off 10 minutes after the car turns off unless you open the door...

Kdawg207
01-16-2004, 12:55 PM
^^^^

sunroof would work then

bumpn_gt
01-16-2004, 01:01 PM
Originally posted by iceman
what you powerin?

Sunroof, windows, wipers all work good.

All that stuff works when you but the key to accessories.....I need it only "on" when the car is running.................

bumpn_gt
01-16-2004, 01:03 PM
Originally posted by BLKSHDW
it's hard to find a wire that is only on while the engine is running but i am changing my remote wire to my amp, and i am wiring it inline with my radar detector because it turns off immediately when the keys turn off, not like how the radio turns off 10 minutes after the car turns off unless you open the door...


What do you have your radar detector wired into??

BLKSHDW
01-16-2004, 01:18 PM
one of the fuses, on the driverside panel gimme a couple of minutes and i will let you know....

BLKSHDW
01-16-2004, 01:21 PM
okay, i have it wired into the "PCM Accessory" fuse, it turns on at any key position and shuts off immediately when you turn the key to the off position...

bumpn_gt
01-16-2004, 02:13 PM
damnit....I was hoping to have an easy answer.....this won't work

Kdawg207
01-16-2004, 02:19 PM
tell us what you are trying to achieve...that may help us help you

pontga00
01-16-2004, 02:35 PM
Just tap the ignition wire...thats what I did with my streetglow...the streetglows can only be turned on if my car is running...that way if I forget to shut them off, or accidentally flip the switch during the day when I can't tell if they are on or not, the battery won't die...

iceman
01-16-2004, 02:49 PM
Originally posted by bumpn_gt
All that stuff works when you but the key to accessories.....I need it only "on" when the car is running.................

Wrong, that stuff is only in "on" that's why I suggested them..