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I am installing a back up camera. want to wire to the back up light. which color is the backup light and where is best place to ground?

Mechanic's Assistant: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to go over that information regarding your Mercedes. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know?

No. Just the color and where is best to ground

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Randall C
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2016 slk 300 2.0 engine

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ok. thanks anyway
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Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. Here is the information that you have requested. Here, I am attaching the electrical information for the circuits with the areas of concern highlighted. You can tap into either one of the reverse lamp wires. The wires are violet and red for the right lamp and violet and black for the left. As for the ground, you can use any ground on the body as an adequate ground. The ground for the back up lamps is on the right side of the luggage compartment on the body of the vehicle.

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