looking to fit a reversing senser But do not know which color wire going to the rever

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  1. rong

    rong New Member

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    hi all new to this club looking for some help.i have 2002 ml270cdi and looking to fit a reversing senser But do not know which color wire going to the reversing light to use, any one know please
     
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    Just pop it in reverse with the ignition on and no other lights switched on and whatever wire has 12V on it is the reverse light.
     
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    hi thanks there is no wire exposed so can this be done without removing any wire plastic casing,hence why i was asking about color codes
    thanks ron
     
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    Remove the connector to the lamp cluster and using a test light or volt meter probe the connections on the plug to identify which is the correct wire!
     
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