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  • Parking Brake bypass apply to these?

    I broke down and bought a new double DIN Android Auto stereo for the Saleen. There are days when I don't take it because I know it'll be one of those days when my phone is blowing up during my commute, so it was time for hands free. I went to Crutchfield for it and got all the harnesses, etc, but I'm not wanting it to police me with the emergency brake. I'm just not sure if that even applies to a 2001? I'm looking at the wiring diagram, and there's no mention of a line for the parking brake. Thinking these are too old and I don't have to worry about it. Anyone know?
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    I`m sorry Dave, I`m not much help with these newer cars & aftermarket parts for them.
    with that said, I dont think there is a connection for the parking brake ???

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    • #3
      Is it a DVD player also? Im pretty sure the bypass is only needed to utilize the DVD function. If it is a DVD player and you are planning on watching it (while driving), then yes, youll need it. It simply tells the unit that yes, the parking brake is on, even though it isnt. Its an input that has to be there in order to utilize the DVD function. As for the hands free function, not sure youd need it for that part.
      I installed one on an older Focus a few years ago, no big deal really, and cheap. I only installed it because my girlfriend and I were driving to Florida that summer and I wanted to give here something to do on the long drive. Turned out we never used it anyway. Kind of a dumb idea watching movies or videos while driving (although I know OTR truckers do it ALL the time)
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      • #4
        Originally posted by submariner mustanger View Post
        Kind of a dumb idea watching movies or videos while driving (although I know OTR truckers do it ALL the time)
        Must be different in your area of the country. I seldom see any truckers watching dvds. I know it does go on with some of the "supertrucker" young steering wheel holders. They are the lucky ones that haven't got caught or crashed yet.
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        • #5
          No DVD. Just bluetooth. To be clear, I would not be watching videos driving. I just don't like being policed. Just trying to figure out how to connect all this. There is a wire that goes to the parking brake and one that goes to the reverse sensor (adding a rear camera). Really not sure how to hook them in. Guess I'll have to do some trial and error.
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          • #6
            The documentation is not clear as to what the parking brake line blocks and doesn't block. I just fear I'm not going to bypass it, and then find it blocks something that I need while driving. Say, weather radar or something. I get annoyed with societies rules telling me what I can and can't do, but fully recognize that there are idiots out there that completely watch Netflix while driving. Kinda crazy. Here's your sign.....
            It isn't an official project until you've bled on it!

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            '01 Saleen S281SC #648

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            • #7
              You should be able to just leave the wires disconnected then if you're not going to be utilizing the DVD function of the unit. I have a Pioneer DVD player/radio in my '03 Mach 1 (for the touchscreen), and just left it disconnected. Doesn't affect the Bluetooth function at all.
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              • #8
                To be clear, this unit has no DVD. It has some kind of multimedia lockout. I was looking at similar setups on you tube and they seem to indicate that you can just ground the parking brake wire. I think I'll start there.
                It isn't an official project until you've bled on it!

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