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Has anyone tried tapping into their main fuse box? I need a 12V output that is NOT active when the ignition is off. (E.g. seat heater, power windows,...). I am trying to avoid going through the firewall and using the instrument panel fuses.
P.S. This is to power a wireless receiver that controls my ditch lights. It's currently powered directly from the battery and I am worried it might drain too much over night.
 

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Has anyone tried tapping into their main fuse box? I need a 12V output that is NOT active when the ignition is off. (E.g. seat heater, power windows,...). I am trying to avoid going through the firewall and using the instrument panel fuses.
P.S. This is to power a wireless receiver that controls my ditch lights. It's currently powered directly from the battery and I am worried it might drain too much over night.
You should be able to piggyback on a circuit using an add-a-fuse. Definitely use something that’s not critical, but I don’t foresee you having any trouble with this.
 

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Has anyone tried tapping into their main fuse box? I need a 12V output that is NOT active when the ignition is off. (E.g. seat heater, power windows,...). I am trying to avoid going through the firewall and using the instrument panel fuses.
P.S. This is to power a wireless receiver that controls my ditch lights. It's currently powered directly from the battery and I am worried it might drain too much over night.
Could you just pull the power from the accessory socket in the glove box? It's only hot when the car is on. I use it to power a dash cam.
 
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