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Inverter Circuit for Heated Mirrors

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Isthatahemi, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. Mar 7, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    Isthatahemi

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    Does anyone know where I could tap into the inverter ciruit, after the relay, to steal power for the heated mirror lenses I bought for my Taco?
    I figure I will try to set it up to take power from the switched side, so overloading the circuit shouldn't be an issue. I was also thinking I would set it up to only power the mirrors when on the 100W setting. That way if I ever need power from the inverter, I can still use it when stopped, without the mirrors taking any current.
    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Mar 19, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    Isthatahemi

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    Attached is wiring diagram for the inverter. It is for the 2007 model but should be relevant and useful.

    Also, I have modified my inverter to operate at 400W all the time by grounding a wire in the harness that supplies signals to the inverter.

    While working on it I took this photo. The fat blue wire supplies the +12V to the inverter. It went inside some split wire loom and disappeared in the general direction of the passenger seat.

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    I hope that helps you.
     

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  4. Apr 13, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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    Hemi, did you ever complete your project? How did it turn out?
     
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