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Old 08-25-2012, 10:57 PM
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2008 f150 power window conversion

converted my 2008 xl to power locks and windows. locks work great, but can't find reliable power source for windows. tried tying into stereo but blew fuses. please help!!
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Pull a new line right off of the fuse panel
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thought about that. all 30 amp fuses are constant hots. worried about battery drainage.
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Run it with a relay off of the ignition so its on when the key is on
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What I did with mine was put in a painless aux fuse block. It has three places to tie into. One constant hot and two off the ignition. Wires right to the battery.

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