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My wife has a Kia Cerato. I would like to install a rear

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My wife has a Kia Cerato. I would like to install a rear camera. I would like to fix the screen to the top panel of the digital clock. I have removed the radio assy and the clock module.
I would like to know the pinouts of the clock.
I need acc power and -ve. Can you assist please.
Greg Nixon
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Eric replied 3 months ago.


Ok, I need the year of your Cerato and last 8 of the vin to pull schematics

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Where are these id plates hidden
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Its a Kia Cerato Forte. Build may12
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Expert:  Eric replied 3 months ago.


Unfortunately I dont have the pinout for this one and will need to opt out and see if another expert can help you

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Thanks Eric,
What is the procedure for doing that
Expert:  Gary replied 2 months ago.

Hi Greg,

Should be straight forward without a schematic if you have a digital volt meter.

Generally 4 wires for a clock: battery, accessory feed, parklight dimming circuit and ground.

Place negative lead of meter to ground, looking for 12v, probe each wire with key off will find the battery wire. Probe the other wires until you find the one that goes live when you turn the key on. Keep that lead on that wire and look gor the ground wire with the negative lead. You should read the same 12v from the accessory wire to body ground , as you read from the accessory wire to the ground wire.

Hope this helps.


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