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post #1 of 2 Old 05-13-2018, 03:34 PM Thread Starter
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How to connect to 12V ignition in a Jeep Compass 2010 when installing a car stereo?

Hi there,

I couldn't find a more specific topic so I'm posting it under "General Discussion".

I'm trying to install an after-party car stereo. It came with a long red cable with a very specific termination. I believe that I should connect this cable to a fuse, however the fuse box in the Jeep Compass 2010 is under the hood and I don't think it's within reach.

I read that an alternative is to use the cigarette lighter as a power source, however I'm puzzled because I wouldn't know how to do that. If this alternative is correct, can you please guide me in connecting the red cable to the cigarette lighter?

Thanks in advance!
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post #2 of 2 Old 05-16-2018, 02:38 PM
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did you get a harnass adapter?
if not, i would get one from crutchfield.
i know thier prices are a bit high, but they come with great wiring data that makes it worth it

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