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Old 06-09-2013, 12:30 PM   #1
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Remote step switch?

How hard would it be to put a remote step retract/extend switch on the dashboard? I am getting sick of getting ready to drive off and realising the step is still out. Can I utilise the warning light on the dash? '99 Mirada, F53 chassis.

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Old 06-09-2013, 12:40 PM   #2
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You did not mention what step you have but most every step I have seen has a wire that would attach to your chassis ignition and when you turn on the key the step automatically retracts.

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If you already have a manual switch for step retraction, you would have to see how it is wired up. There would be different wiring for a switch controlling relays VS a switch wired direct to control the step motor.
Number of wires attached to the existing switch ; there may be as many as 6 ; will tell you how it's wired. If there are 6 , you would need to extend all 6 to the dash switch.
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Not familure with that coach, are you sure you do not have a switch on your coach near the door that shuts off the power to the switch ?
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