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Old 10-05-2012, 12:22 AM   #1
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So I have my amps mounted, my kicker sum8 loc mounted, speaker wires ran. I need help with remote and 12v constant. Have the 2011 fx4 w Sony nav system. Any help is appreciated.
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Run it to your existing remote wire... That's where mine is...
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Run it to your existing remote wire... That's where mine is...
Like where? I was planning on running my remote to an add a circuit and using fuse 38 like other people had talked about. So r u saying to run both of these from this fuse?
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Belushi, I think he's talking about the remote turn-on for the factory Sony amp. I think the only issue is that it's 5v and not 12v, meaning it may not work for additional aftermarket equipment.

I believe what people have done is (if using the Sony remote turn-on) is to add a small 12v relay (Radioshack) to give it the necessary power to turn on your auxiliary equipment.

Alternatively, people have tapped the #38 fuse with an add-a-circuit and ran their remote wire off of that. This thread was useful:

http://www.fordraptorforum.com/f52/w...97/index3.html
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Oh *****s!! Forgot those new trucks have a Sony system... Check under your carpet driver side rear passenger seat... I know when they add a factory sub it's usually connected there...
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