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Old 07-06-2016, 01:33 PM   #1
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Rear camera

The rear camera works great until I turn on the headlights. Then it goes out, side and interior cameras work, any ideas?


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Just a shot in the dark here since you didn't say what your rig or the brand of camera system is. Some of the systems have a setting that only lets the rear camera work when you put the rig in reverse as a backup camera only. Maybe turning on the headlights puts it into "drive" mode and it only works in reverse. Again, just a wild guess on my part.
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I would start checking ground connections. When you turn on headlights, the tail and clearance lights also come on. With a high resistance ground the load could drive the rear cap ground conductor to a positive voltage causing the camera to fail.
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