Rear view cameras have become a more and more popular safety feature which is a regular feature of many new cars.In only a couple of years, backup cameras will become mandatory on all new cars. For old car without rear view camera system, You can DIY the rear view camera system installation yourself.The best rear view camera system for installation is a wireless rear view camera that utilize the existing rear license plate mounting holes. It is much far easier than a wired rear view camera installation because you don’t need to arrange several fts of video cables from the rear part of your car, throughout the cabin, and guide to the dashboard. Other than that, any rear view camera installation process is almost the same.
Tools needed: the tools you will need are simple:
1.Either a blade or screwdriver to remove the license plate, license plate light, and mount the rear view camera;
2.Double-sided adhesive tape to stick the transmitter or power supply in the rear part of your vehicle;
3.Drill driver:You may want to use a drill driver to mount the wireless transmitter inside the rear part of your vehicle;If you are unable to utilize the license plate light to route wiring, you may need to use a drill to make a small hole to route the wires;
4.Rubber liner:If you do have to drill a hole, make sure you use the rubber liner that comes with the kit to protect the wires from the rough edges of the hole;
5.Insulating tape to splice the power cables for the rear view camera with the backup light wiring;
6.Make sure you have an available 12V power output port to plug-in the mounted on dashboard monitor or have a plan on how your will hard-wiring mounted on dashboard monitor with your existing under-dash wiring;
Each wireless rear view camera system comes with three main components: a camera, a transmitter, and a video ( camera ) display/monitor.Below are general wireless rear view camera system installation steps:
1.Mount the rear view camera
1.1. Mount the rear view camera on the rear license plate by removing the license plate mounting screws and utilizing them to mount the rear view camera.
1.2. Every vehicle requires a lighted rear license plate and that is done usually with two lights on either side of and above the plate. Remove the light closest to the camera mount’s wiring source and route the wires through the hole with the other light wires. Replace the license plate light.
1.3. Route the wires from the rear part of your car or trunk to the closest rear taillight housing. You will need to identify which is the backup light wire and connect the rear view camera power wire to the backup light wire. This can ensure that the rear view camera system only running when your car is in reversing process. This is good for safety purposes.
1.4 The wireless transmitter may also be mounted inside the trunk or rear part of the vehicle and connected to the wire from the camera. As soon as that’s done, you have been finished all things on the rear part of the car.
2.Mount the camera monitor
2.1. The monitor is easy to install,however may be troublesome to have a good finishing and looking. Most dashboard minitor simply plug right into a 12V power output port such as a cigarette lighter for power supply and even have the receiver to get power from the cigarette lighter.
2.2. The camera monitor can usually be mounted on the dash board or windshield with the included mount base.
2.3. Some camera monitor come in the form of a replacement digital rear view mirror. These digital rear view mirror are usually mounted over the existing rear view mirror with built in adjustable clamps. A
rearview mirror camera system which convert the existing rear view mirror into a digital rear view camera system is more difficult to install and those steps are not covered here.
2.4. If you want to hide the wiring, you can fix the power cord into the headliner, down the A-pillar, underneath the dash, and either to the nearest 12V power plug or wired directly into the vehicles wiring.
3.Test the rear view camera system
3.1. Turn on the car and check the car during reverse. The camera monitor should power on automatically with the rear view camera captured video displayed.
3.2. When you drive the car’s to any other position, the camera monitor screen should be blank.
It’s so easy to install a wireless backup rear view camera into your vehicles, that is why wireless rear view car camera system is so popular on the market.With your brand new aftermarket rear view camera system installed, you can reverse and park safer than before.
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