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Old 11-29-2009, 12:17 PM   #1
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How to take power from the relay carrier

I've searched for more information on this topic, but I think I'm missing some basic information. I have a 2000 base Boxster and I'm planning to install a Homelink device using these instructions that I found on Renntech:

Some of the instructions are also in this post: because the author was installing foot well lighting and the Homelink at the same time.

I have assembled and tested the device, but before I start taking apart the car to install it, I need to make sure I understand how to tap into the power at the relay carrier above the driver's foot well.

I connected my power for the Homelink and the dimmer switch to (2) -- 999.650.320.22 -- connectors. The are for contacting the bridge/bridge plug in the relay carrier.

Based on some other posts, it seems like I am going to have to loosen the relay carrier to do this. Can anyone provide instructions or links to other posts that show how this is done? I need step-by-step basic instructions if possible.

2000 Arctic Silver/Black, Hard Top, On Board Computer
PNP Rear Speakers, HAES 6-channel amp, Avic Z140BH,
Painted Bumperettes, 2004 (OEM) Top and Frame
Homelink transmitter integrated in dash with Targa switch
Carrera Gauge Cluster with silver gauge faces, heated seats, litronics, painted console
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