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Old 05-24-2016, 09:21 PM   #1
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Furrion Backup Camera

I have a new 312BHX with the factory furrion backup camera. Camera worked fine at first but now its not getting power. Anyone know where this is connected. I know its tied into the running lights. I opened all the rear running lights but found no place it was tied in. The wire is sandwiched along the rear wall and appears to go up towards the top marker lights. Again I can't find the wire. Any help on where to look for the junction would be appreciated.
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Old 05-24-2016, 09:39 PM   #2
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I have a new 312BHX with the factory furrion backup camera. Camera worked fine at first but now its not getting power. Anyone know where this is connected. I know its tied into the running lights. I opened all the rear running lights but found no place it was tied in. The wire is sandwiched along the rear wall and appears to go up towards the top marker lights. Again I can't find the wire. Any help on where to look for the junction would be appreciated.
I'm sincerely trying to help and not be a smart azz, but we had one on our last toy hauler and the truck had to be connected to the toy hauler (tow harness) and the running lights on the truck turned on. Does this help?

I made a piss poor attempt at removing it before we traded it in and I could not find the junction either and at that point left it on the old toy hauler. In hindsight I really wished I had spent more time trying to remove it............

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No offense taken....yes I had the truck connected and running with lights on. Just can't find the damn connection point!
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No offense taken....yes I had the truck connected and running with lights on. Just can't find the damn connection point!
This is how far I got, removed camera, removed camera mount, removed all the damn glue, cut the crap out of my finger on sharp edge of aluminum, bled all over tailgate of toy hauler, found wires went to the left inside the hole, removed the closest marker lamp to that hole, removed all the damn glue again, cut another finger fishing for the wires, drank a beer so the blood would flow faster and easier, removed yet another marker light, removed, yes, you guessed it, more damn glue, drank another beer, found no wires and said to hell with it! Told myself I'd just buy a new Furrion for the Puma Unleashed...................No, I have not bought one yet. I let my southern attitude take over and now I just back up till someone yells or I hear stuff breaking. LOL
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LOL...I did same thing! Minus the blood. I removed ALL the marker lights! Can't see anything that looks like the camera power wire. I don't really care so much about the camera, never had one before but damn it came with it and its a new rig. I really shouldn't be surprised based on my experiences with previous trailer wiring etc.
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Old 05-24-2016, 10:05 PM   #6
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You'll probably find it connected to the back up lights, shifting into reverse activates the camera.


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Appreciate the reply but its definitely hooked to running lights. Backup wire is capped in pinbox.
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Appreciate the reply but its definitely hooked to running lights. Backup wire is capped in pinbox.

Agreed. Ours came factory on our 1st new toy hauler last year (Grey Wolf 27RR) and the truck did not have to be in reverse. Kinda cool seeing the D.A.'s coming up behind you in the interstate.......... LOL

I've got the best idea yet!

To hell with finding the damn wire!

Cut the wire at the camera and run your own wire from the nearest marker lamp and call it DONE!!! At this point in the game I promise you that is what I would do. Coat hanger, couple beers, 3 cases of band aids, 18" of wire and you should be set! I would estimate this project taking about 20 minutes so it will probably end up taking 2-3 weeks to complete! LOL (JK)


Time estimate based on how most of my 'projects' go...........
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I know your right I thought the same thing just run new power from the marker light above. The OCD in me has trouble not finding the root cause!
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Also I'm not hauling it back to my dealer either. Waste of time and Diesel!
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