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Old 07-10-2006, 03:03 AM   #1
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Problem with Rear Spoiler Switch...

I installed the rear spoiler switch with no problem,followed the instructions and thought everything was fine. I hoped in the car today when it was dark and I noticed something. The key wasnt even in the ignition and the rear spoiler and door lock switch were illuminited!?!? Is this normal? I used the brown wire from the door lock switch for the spoiler switch harness,could that have had something to do with it?

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Old 07-10-2006, 05:12 AM   #2
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definitely had something to do with it. not sure which color wire is what, but you need to use a wire that's only hot when the ignition is on.

you've tapped into the door lock circuit for power; the door locks work wether the key is in or not.
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Old 07-10-2006, 08:22 PM   #3
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Hi,

The Brown wire in Boxsters is almost always a Ground. You should ground this wire to one of several ground points under the Dash. This will cure your ills. Hope this helps...

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Hi,

The Brown wire in Boxsters is almost always a Ground. You should ground this wire to one of several ground points under the Dash. This will cure your ills. Hope this helps...

Happy Motoring!... Jim'99
Do you happen to have a diagram or picture of where they can be found?
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Do you happen to have a diagram or picture of where they can be found?
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Here you go...

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