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Help where does the 'brake' wire connect to? It has something to do with the visual for the DVD player, because its not connected to anything, when i insert a DVD it says on the screen, brake off for your safety.

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You have to connect that wire to your emergency brake wire which is black and is mostly located on driver side floor board on the left usually. sometimes look in corner down there or search where it is on google.

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Which unit do you have? Make, model number, etc. Let me know and I can help you set it up.

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