Amp To Fuse Box

How To Wire Remote Wire For Amp To Fuse Box

How To Wire Remote Wire For Amp To Fuse Box

If the remote wire on your headunit is not functioning or if you are using a factory stereo, you have an alternative option for connecting the remote wire by using the fuse box. The radio fuse site is the ideal point to tap into since it controls power when you turn the key in the ignition. This way, when you remove the key, the car amplifier will switch off as well. It may seem tempting to avoid using a remote wire, but doing so is not advisable because the amplifier won’t know when to turn on and off without it.

For this setup, the recommended wire size to use is 18 gauge, as it provides ample power transmission. However, before running an additional wire, check closely between your current RCA connections. You might notice a small remote wire sandwiched in between, which is already present. You might need to extend this wire to reach the fuse site. When executing this modification on a customer’s car, we typically wrap the wire around the fuse to ensure a secure connection. It’s crucial not to hardwire it permanently, as you may want to remove the audio system and wiring at some point in the future, especially if you plan to sell the automobile.

By connecting the remote wire to the fuse box, you can ensure that your car amplifier functions as intended, powering on and off along with the ignition key, and providing you with an enhanced audio experience without any hassles.

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1) Turn off the car’s ignition to turn off all power to the vehicle’s electrics and prevent anything from going wrong while working on it.

2) Take the radio fuse out of the fuse box. You may need to search in the user handbook or on the printed on schematic to find this.

3) Wrap the remote wire around one of the fuse’s metal pins at the top.

4) Replace the fuse in the fuse holder.

 

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