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Thank you, thank you.

The only issue mounting it in the visor is a you have to break apart the visor, then have to get the wiring through the Hinge and down the pillar. But from the factory it’s a piece a cake. I still do not understand why this was not an option on these vehicles. I’ve also toyed with the idea of installing the home link in the kick plate or the knee panel on the driver side.


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I took a chance and bought the $18 Homelink transmitter module (from a different Jeep model) off of ebay. Was a real brain teaser to install....however it looks and works very good. You do need good mechanical and electrical skills. Here is a few comments to help anyone that decides to try.

1. The overhead console pries down first from the side toward the back of the truck. Take it easy or you will break off the front clips.

2. The module I bought had to have several tab and circuit board cut off modifications to its assembly case to get it into the mounting area. Don't drill any holes in the console until you are absolutely sure where your module buttons end up. I decided to turn the programming light/little house upside down for best fit.

3. The larger red and black wires in the existing wire harness are the positive and negative connections respectively to the existing dome light assembly. Easier to pigtail the Homelink power connections to the harness rather than open the light assembly module.

4. I had to extend the buttons with some glued on 1/16" plastic caps to make up for the thicker plastic in the console so they would operate the switches correctly.

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I took a chance and bought the $18 Homelink transmitter module (from a different Jeep model) off of ebay. Was a real brain teaser to install....however it looks and works very good. You do need good mechanical and electrical skills. Here is a few comments to help anyone that decides to try.

1. The overhead console pries down first from the side toward the back of the truck. Take it easy or you will break off the front clips.

2. The module I bought had to have several tab and circuit board cut off modifications to its assembly case to get it into the mounting area. Don't drill any holes in the console until you are absolutely sure where your module buttons end up. I decided to turn the programming light/little house upside down for best fit.

3. The larger red and black wires in the existing wire harness are the positive and negative connections respectively to the existing dome light assembly. Easier to pigtail the Homelink power connections to the harness rather than open the light assembly module.

4. I had to extend the buttons with some glued on 1/16" plastic caps to make up for the thicker plastic in the console so they would operate the switches correctly.

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nice work!

I'd like to do this too, but in the visor. would that still be possible?
 
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