safe to tap into fuse for rear wiper to power gauges?
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This is a discussion on safe to tap into fuse for rear wiper to power gauges? within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I have a sedan so this circuit is unused, is it safe to tap into the fuse to get +12 ...

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    safe to tap into fuse for rear wiper to power gauges?

    I have a sedan so this circuit is unused, is it safe to tap into the fuse to get +12 switched power for my gauges? Thanks.
    '12 WRB Sedan

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    should be no problem at all - the wiper would draw a lot more current than your gauges

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    It probably is. I used "add-a-circuits" for gauges. Littlefuse makes tham and they are great.

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    Originally posted by MisterX
    It probably is. I used "add-a-circuits" for gauges. Littlefuse makes tham and they are great.
    Where do you find these? Pictures?
    '12 WRB Sedan

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    Auto Zone carries them. They plug into the fuse socket and allow you to preserve the original circuit and add a second fused circuit. NAPA has them too, but the price there is three times the competitors price. I think Pep Boys carries them too. I used them for gauges and a few other things. There are two sizes. You'll need the really small one. Take a fuse with you when you buy so you're sure to get the right one.

    Here's the description. "This ingenious device allows quick and easy installation of additional accessories without the need for splicing. Includes installation instructions. Max rating: 10 amps."

    And here's a pic.
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