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Kremmen

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #30 on: September 11, 2020, 03:12:26 PM »
@Steve_m  are the option connector plugs available from dealers separately or as part of an approved accessory only ?
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jazzaro

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #31 on: September 11, 2020, 05:20:45 PM »
It was hard but I managed to take some pics, this is the best.
Italian Jazz, 1.3 16v mk3 so steering wheel on the left of the car.
« Last Edit: September 12, 2020, 08:24:42 PM by jazzaro »

Kremmen

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #32 on: September 11, 2020, 06:32:36 PM »
Thanks, I'll forward it on Monday and see what he says.
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BigRon

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #33 on: September 11, 2020, 08:49:41 PM »
It was hard but I managed to take some pics, this is the best.
Italian Jazz, so steering wheel on the left of the car.

Is the picture of the fusebox from a 4th gen Jazz as I have tried to match the picture up with fuseboxes shown in the 4th gen owners handbook i.e. position and numbers of the various fuses (10A, 15A, 20A etc)?

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #34 on: September 11, 2020, 10:53:44 PM »
@Steve_m  are the option connector plugs available from dealers separately or as part of an approved accessory only ?

No, the connector is not available separately, you would have to buy an accessory that used the option connector as part of its connection wiring harness. e.g front fog lights

Kremmen

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #35 on: September 12, 2020, 05:11:45 AM »
It was hard but I managed to take some pics, this is the best.
Italian Jazz, so steering wheel on the left of the car.

Is the picture of the fusebox from a 4th gen Jazz as I have tried to match the picture up with fuseboxes shown in the 4th gen owners handbook i.e. position and numbers of the various fuses (10A, 15A, 20A etc)?

Good point, the image posted by Steve_m is also different from the supplied photo
Let's be careful out there!

BigRon

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #36 on: September 12, 2020, 09:13:02 AM »
Just had another look at the fusebox layout in the 4th gen owners manual and if using the Nextbase hardwire kit or similar it should be an easy install with no issues except that you have to be a contortionist.

The front accessory power socket is fuse 29 (20A) using the appropriate piggy back fuse connector from the kit, transfer the 20A fuse to the piggy back connector and then install the connector into fuse position 29 in the fusebox.

jazzaro

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #37 on: September 13, 2020, 09:41:07 AM »
It was hard but I managed to take some pics, this is the best.
Italian Jazz, so steering wheel on the left of the car.

Is the picture of the fusebox from a 4th gen Jazz as I have tried to match the picture up with fuseboxes shown in the 4th gen owners handbook i.e. position and numbers of the various fuses (10A, 15A, 20A etc)?
No, I'm sorry, now I've realized that this thread is about the mk4, my pic is about a 2017 1.3 mk3.

Kremmen

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #38 on: September 14, 2020, 10:32:56 AM »
Jazz MK3 is an 8 pin connector whilst the MK4 is a 4 pin.

First photo will help.
« Last Edit: September 14, 2020, 03:30:32 PM by Kremmen »
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jazzaro

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #39 on: September 14, 2020, 06:44:06 PM »
Jazz MK3 is an 8 pin connector whilst the MK4 is a 4 pin.

First photo will help.
My Gk3 has two free connectors, one 8pin (the one I would use for  footlights) and another one, 4 pins, the one I would plug to feed the trailer light ecu.
A wiring scheme would be very useful...

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Re: Dash Cam Hardwire Installation
« Reply #40 on: September 15, 2020, 04:37:12 AM »
The option connector plug for the MK3 is available.

I don't know the exact pinouts but a multimeter will reveal all. The common pins are:

Permanent power
Ign pos 1
Ign pos 2
Reverse selected
Door open
Lights on

If there is enough demand I can ask the supplier, with forum permission, to create a thread here. He currently supplies connector plugs for:

Civic 8G, 9G, 10G, CRV, Jazz MK3

I'm still looking for a closeup of the MK4 fusebox.
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