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Will my factory rear view camera still function if I replace my radio head unit?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JDB 2010, Jul 21, 2018.

  1. Jul 21, 2018 at 2:18 PM
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    JDB 2010

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    I have my dash all apart and I'm looking at all the instructions and wiring diagrams for this new head until. To be clear I am 100% fine with the back up camera, I don't want it to show up on my new radio head unit (even though it could).

    I THINK I can just ignore the back up camera wiring on the new radio because the existing rear view camera appears to be unassociated with the factory radio wiring harness.

    Anyone have any experience with this? Just want to make sure before I go through the trouble of wiring this thing up.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jul 21, 2018 at 4:13 PM
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    I recently had a new head unit installed on my 2013 and didn't touch the backup camera, it still displays in the mirror. The head unit would have supported the camera it if I had wanted to.
     
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    No it will not affect the rear view camera in the mirror. There is a mod ( somewhere here) that will allow you to project the image to the double din radio by splicing into the wiring harness. I did this
     
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    Great, that's what I thought. Thanks!
     
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