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Old 05-08-2012, 09:04 AM   #1
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Adding turn signal light

Added side view camera to bottom of curbside mirror and decided while everything was apart it was a good time to add turn signal light to mirror. Big question is - where is best place to tie into turn signal circuit? I could do it almost anywhere but would like to make it easier to trouble shoot for next owners. Just trying to prevent a wiring nightmare for others.
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Our mirrors have turn signals on the arms. The wires for the ones on the mirrors run up the inside of the front cap and are attached to the wires that go to the front turn signal lights, which are located right below the mirrors.
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My coach has the directional lights mounted on mirrors also but in the right firewall area there is a coil of loose wiring that has additional wiring with turn signal wires left & right that I was going to use for mid coach turn signal lights.
In this coil of wires I also had a 1 amp fuse for LP gas detector.
You may want to check it out may at least have one set of wires for mirrors.
My wires have print stampings on them to identify what wire is for.
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Our mirrors have turn signals on the arms. The wires for the ones on the mirrors run up the inside of the front cap and are attached to the wires that go to the front turn signal lights, which are located right below the mirrors.
Makes good sense, tied in just inches from front right turn bulb socket. Thank you!
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Depends on your RV.. In my case (I drive a front engine Gasser) the turn signals had a path to the engine compartment, and from there it was a straight "Drop" to the front turn signals.. I spliced into the wires at that location.

Recommendation: KNOW THE LOCATION OF THE FUSE.. I found it.
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