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CUB RV Blind Spot Detector: Step-by-Step Installation Video Guide

 

  • Tape the side of the RV with painters tape to protect it from damage
  • Locate a suitable location for the radar where the radar will fit flat against the surface
  • The radar can be mounted from 29" to 41" from the ground
  • Use the mounting gasket as a template for the radar where you will install it
  • Level the radar with the road surface with the RV at its normal ride angle
  • Use the gasket as a template. Mark the holes and edges of the gasket to prepare for drilling
  • Remove the gasket once your tracing is complete
  • Use a 7/32" drill bit for the included 1/4" lag bolts
  • Use a 1-1/2" to 2" hole saw for the connector opening
  • Remove the painters tape
  • Protect the electrical wiring from sharp edges
  • Use gaffers tape, duct tape or a grommet to protect the wiring
  • Affix the gasket to the RV. Remove the protective sheet from the adhesive
  • Line up the holes accordingly; press lightly to adhere
  • Carefully feed the wiring through the large hole
  • Align the radar to the drilled holes and prepare to install the hardware
  • Use suitable hardware to secure the radar to the RV. Take care to not over tighten
  • Once the radar is affixed to the RV, use the provided covers to conceal the mounting hardware.  Snap them in once properly oriented
  • Locate the female connector and connect the cross harness to run the right side of the RV where the radar will be located.
  • Locate the male connector and connect the main trailer harness to run to the tongue of the RV
  • Repeat the installation steps for the right side radar.  Connect your cross harness and secure the wiring
  • The tongue quick connect harness will have connections to be made at the electrical junction box
  • These are the turn signal and optional reverse leads
    • YELLOW - Left Turn Signal
    • ORANGE - Right Turn Signal
    • BROWN - Reverse Lead
  • You may use the supplied wire taps for your convenience
  • Connect the tongue harness to the main trailer harness.  Secure all of the harnesses
  • Bundle the trailer connector and radar connector harnesses adjusting the length as needed
  • Prepare the tow vehicle connector and bracket by installing it on the bracket
  • Install the connector assembly to the tow vehicle
  • Connect the tow vehicle harness to the connector and run it to the firewall of the vehicle
  • Secure the tow vehicle harness by using cable ties
  • Pass the tow vehicle harness through the firewall.  Utilize grommets to protect the wiring.  Make your IGN wire connection appropriately
  • Locate and connect the OBD-II connector
  • Affix the indicator the suction cup by joining the parts together at the slot
  • The suction cup can be adjusted at two points
  • Place the indicator in a suitable location that does not obstruct our view of driving
  • Connect the indicator to the harness and route it to the ECU location
  • Route your wiring and make your connections to the Control Unit
  • Secure the Control Unit in a location that does not interfere with safe operation of the vehicle
  • Connect the original trailer connector and radar connector to the two vehicle
  • Start your vehicle and test the system.  The indicator should illuminate both icons for 3 seconds
  • Enjoy you CUB RV Blind Spot Detection System!