Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Dandridge (Near Knoxville), TN, USA
Originally Posted by ferggie
I am installing my Zumo today and it will be installed on a factory base I am putting on. I want to wire it to a location that is only hot when the key is on. Where would the best location (not the map light) be for the power and the ground?
One good place to pick up switched power is the front seat heater plug, near the frame on the left side under the front of the seat. Be sure to attach to the bike side of the connector so the seat can be removed without disturbing the wire. There is a ground connection to the rear of the battery, or pick up ground on just about any brown wire. Do not ground to the frame, as BMW runs independent grounds to everything, and the frame is not used for ground.
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