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Parking Brake Wire

Discussion in '2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac' started by dgonz, June 15, 2011.

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    1. dgonz

      dgonz Active Member

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      Hey guys, I recently installed a Pioneer AVH-P3200BT head unit in my ST (pictures coming soon!) and (until I do the relay bypass) in order to watch DVD's you need to attach it to the wire that tells if the parking brake is on or not. I can't for the life of me find the damn thing, wires confuse me as it is and there are a ton under there! Can someone point me in the general direction or post some pictures that display where it is?
       
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      There arew a couple things you could do...

      1. Just install a toggle switch to trick the H.U. in thinking the parking brake is set or...

      2. Under the dash there is the parking brake pedal and the arm/ bracket that connects it to the cab, at the end of that arm there should be a switch (kinda looks like a button)just like the brake pedal has one that is what you're looking for there's a waire coming out of the switch splice into that.
       
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      ncranchero Co-moderator Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      You're saying "parking brake wire" so does that mean it's a wire to ground, since that's what the pedal switch does? Have schematics?
       

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