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Have a DCU topper (see thumbnail below) on my 2013 with the rearview mirror camera. Need the step by step install instructions for rewiring this to an on/off switch so I can have it on while driving if desired.
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It can't be done without some type of aftermarket add on like NavTV, Crux etc. The camera has to be plugged in to a module and then in to the OEM display. The camera won't come in while in drive without one of the above.
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On my 2013 with the rearview mirror camera. Need the step by step install instructions for rewiring this to an on/off switch so I can have it on while driving if desired.
I reading this to mean that you've got a rear view camera that is hooked up to an aftermarket monitor that is in your rearview mirror. Is this correct?

If you've got the factory back up camera, then you're most likely out of luck, unless you pick up something like a Lock Pick, which are not cheap.

If you have an after market set up, you'll just need to install a switch inline with the trigger/ hot wire for both the camera and the monitor.

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