Upfitter Switch Tailgate Release

Discussion in 'Ford F-150 Raptor General Discussions [GEN 2]' started by Ruby, Aug 10, 2017.

  1. Ruby

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    Hell of a deal... thanks for sharing your work!!
     
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    Great writeup! Thanks for sharing it'll definitely be on my to do list
     
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    Nice, but why not just put a push button in the dash somewhere?
     
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    That could very easily be done.. It would even be much easier than using the upfitter switches. Essentially all you're doing is grounding a single pin in the BCM C2280B connection.. But, I just liked the idea of using the upfitters for it.
     
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    Awesome job! Thanks for taking the time to write this up for us.
     
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    Just curious if you leave that Aux 6 switch forward does it continue to send power to the tailgate release?
     
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    No, it doesn’t.

    The switch will continue to send power to the relay. But, no additional power will be sent to the tailgate release after its triggered. The pin we’re tapping into on our trucks is the same pin the fusion and focus use for their trunk releases. Leaving the aux switch forward is the same as pressing and holding a trunk release button.

    It also will not function while the Truck is moving as it runs off the Truck release system.
     
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    nice, thanks. I got a Caddy trunk switch just cause I like the backlight.
     
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