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Old 10-03-2005, 03:16 PM   #1
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Default Rear window defrost+command start

So, last winter, i learned that my old as dirt command starter does not automatically turn on the rear defroster, but since the command start it self works, i got to thinking.
Haven't looked at a wire diagram yet however. Would it make sense to be able to split power from the 12v switched supply going to the ECC unit, using a T, run that power to a switch located somewere in my car, then run a lead from the Rear defroster button wire, if at all possible, back to the switch. Then at night i could turn that switch to on, then when i press the button to start the car up, it bypasses the ECC Rear Defrost button, and automatically supplies power to it, defrosting my window..
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While you are looking up the circuit see if there'* a timer associated with it. Some defrosters are on timers. I believe this is to keep them from overheating and burning up. Just a little thought
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