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Old 04-10-2011, 09:37 AM
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Default Electrical wiring for power seats question.

I was farting around in my truck today (no, not literally.) and I noticed that behind my seat there is a wire going up into my seat (probably airbags of some sort. Now my question is, can I tap into this for power seats? Because it would be useful and efficient and require little modification.
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Old 04-11-2011, 08:28 AM
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Default Re: Electrical wiring for power seats question.

Anything that has to do with Airbag wiring, Leave It Alone! you don't want to tamper with that stuff or you may have a bigger problem on your hands. I ran an extra wire, with fuse, from the battery through the firewall and was able to use that for my new power seats, and train horn.
Besides, the only time that airbag wire, typically yellow, will get power is in an accident when the bags need to deploy.

Hope that helps,

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Old 04-11-2011, 08:46 AM
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Default Re: Electrical wiring for power seats question.

Yes, it does, I'm not even sure if that is what it is for though, given the fact that it doesn't say anywhere that I have curtainside airbags.
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:28 AM
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Default Re: Electrical wiring for power seats question.

I would imagine it is your seatbelt chime/ indicator, I wouldn't tap into that either
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Default Re: Electrical wiring for power seats question.

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Yes, it does, I'm not even sure if that is what it is for though, given the fact that it doesn't say anywhere that I have curtainside airbags.
its for the seat belt pretensioner
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