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Installing a plcm7500 backup camera, after market from

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installing a plcm7500 backup camera
JA: Is this an aftermarket camera, or did it come with the vehicle?
Customer: after market from pyleaudio
JA: What is the model/year of your Honda?
Customer: 2010 ridgeline
JA: Are you fixing your Ridgeline yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i installed it but camera has no signal
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: is there a charge?
JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Honda Mechanic. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.
Customer: let me try this later. dinner time. Can i have your web address?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Car Electronics
Expert:  ElectronicsPete replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Pete. Welcome to JustAnswer! I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  ElectronicsPete replied 9 months ago.

The camera should only come on when reverse gear is selected.

Have you tried selecting reverse gear?

Where did you attach the reverse wire to?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
two wires hooked up to back up taillight in rear of vehicle
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
i hooked it up to the cigarette lighter
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
i get a no signal on the monitor when in reverse
Expert:  ElectronicsPete replied 9 months ago.

Ok, then something is wrong with the video signal from the camera.

Have you checked the wiring connections at both ends?

Can you check the wiring for continuity?