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Old 10-04-2016, 07:26 PM   #11
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I asked the service department at my Ford dealer the same question about my F-150 when I was in for an oil change. I wanted two wires for my tranny gauge:

1. ignition on power
2. instrument cluster dimmer power (for the bulb)

They asked about 7 different mechanics and one of them finally knew off the top of his head. Alas, that was 2008 and I have forgotten the wire and tracer colors the guy gave me. But the dealer should have some one who knows.

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Old 10-04-2016, 07:36 PM   #12
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In lieu of paralleling an existing circuit, you may overload.... Go back under the steering column (DC buss) and choose a open fused connection marked IGN and use that. Chose fuse rating to serve your load.

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Old 10-05-2016, 06:20 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by HONDAMAN174 View Post
I do not own e-450 but if I was going to I would run a jumper off of cig lighter. Depending on what needs to be run and if it does turn off with key off-some (GM) do not.

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Been a lot of years since I have seen one of those in a Truck or Car !!!
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Old 10-05-2016, 11:27 AM   #14
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They are now called "Power Points".


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