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    help with parking sensors...

    right - i have fitted my parking sensor kit, all up and working, changed my fuse so everything works BUT the box doesn't power up when i have my lights on. if i turn my lights off and put it in reverse it works fine, but like i say, with lights on and into reverse nothing... any ideas anyone?

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    Sounds like you have connected the negative wire of the parking sensor supply to the sidelights positive.
    It will earth back through the wiring when the lights are turned off.
    You need to reconnect the negative to clean, rust free metal work.
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    ok, but they're wired in at the back of the car - aren't sidelights at the front?

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    Sidelights are front and rear

    You need to connect the negative to the brown wire at the back lights and not Grey/####
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    sorted, i earthed it straight to the car thanks guys

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