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Stuck on SMARTTOP install

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I need to locate the hot and ground wires, I have the add a fuse, but no instructions anywhere on where to put it, etc. I decided to just tap into the hot and ground, but they are all neatly wrapped in black mesh and zip tied.....ANy help would be awesome
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As I remember, you'll have to separate the wire bundle, find the fat red wire, tap it, and ground the black wire to the body of the car.
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did u do a search for the many threads on smarttop to include threads and entries by etyu and others on add a fuse?

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r171...e-roof-11.html


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I got it, thanks for the replies, just went to the wire loom in the floor instead of behind the hood release like the instructions said. Thanks again
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Great! Enjoy it and don't forget to program the 35 mph option.


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Already did, its the greatest hidden add on you can get for this car
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Just for completeness:

1. Add-a-circuit is connected to one of existing fuse holder in the fuse box located at the left side of the dashboard. This is for the +12v. Red wire may need to be extended. Caution: do not insert any of the fuses until all connections are done. The +12V is constant even with key not in the ignition.

2. Ground wire from module is connected to factory ground near the engine hood/bonnet release lever.

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Glad you figured it out, becaues I did the add-a-circuit, and not the fuse holder. Is that what you did (because you lost me)?

Regardless, it's great, isn't it?
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