I have not a solution but a remedy. If you would like to be able to watch movies while driving, follow these simple instructions. Take out the dvd player, Get one simple toggle switch, install somewhere easily accesible. Now run the parking brake wire from the dvd player to one of the prongs on the switch. Now find a good solid metal ground under the dash, (mounting brace,etc.). Run a wire from this ground to the other prong on the switch. Now reinstall the dvd player, turn on, when blue screen appears, flick the switch, hold for 5 seconds, then flick it back, in a few seconds it should go to the normal screen.
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If you want to by-pass the parking brake wire, here's how.
Most wiring harnesses have a solid orage wire for illumination of the radio and also have an orange wire with a white stripe for dimming purposes. Most radios do not use this dimming feature. Connect the brake wire to this wire and your able to watch your movies whenever you want. All the wire is looking for is a signal. It cannot differentiate between a parking brake signal and a non-parking brake signal.
there's a wire from the dvd player that is supposed to be hooked up to your parking brake switch to keep you from viewing during driving. i have a pioneer unit and i ran the parking brake wire to a switch and ran another wire from the switch to ground. then when it asks for the parking brake sequence, (with my unit) i flip the switch from off to on then off then back on. this makes the dvd player think that you've applied, let go of, then applied the parking brake.
Simple solution i have the same one in my truck! U take that green parking break wire on the screen and conect it to the black ground wire on the vehicle and your screen will work all the time even when moveing!!! Hope this helps!
what you need is a toggle switch...
put the switch between the parking brake wire, and actual ground,
the black wire will work, just extend the wire so the toggle switch is
accessible, once you do that turn your indash on,
slap a dvd in it, then once it displays the parking brake message,
hit your toggle switch once, if it doesnt get it,
try it multiple times but with a second between clicks,
that should do it and please keep the eyes on the road. :]
YOU NEED TO BUY A SWITCH FROM WALMART($3), 2 OR 3 PRONG, CONNECT THE GREEN(PARKING BRAKE WIRE) TO THE POWER PRONG ON THE SWITCH AND CONNECT A GROUND WIRE FROM THE GROUND PRONG ON THE SWITCH TO ANY PEICE OF METAL ON YOUR DASH...FLICK THE SWITCH TWO OR THREE TIMES AND NOW YOU CAN WATCH VIDEOS WHILE IN MOTION.
If it is a GMC Canyon, then the wire is light blue at the brake pedal harness. Be sure to test this wire before connecting as this wire will test 12V+ when the pedal is pushed in. The parking brake wire is also light blue and can be found at the parking brake switch. Peripheral electronics makes a box called a PTR-7 which can be connected to the alpine and serves the purpose of the brake connections for the video bypassing of the unit. Hope this helps.
The steering remote control input is for a wired remote control, or a third-party interface that allows you to adapt vehicle steering wheel controls to operate your deck.
Your problem is the parking sensor wire. This is supposed to be connected to your vehicle's parking brake switch. It detects when the brake is set, and will prevent a picture from showing when it's not set. The intent is to prevent you from watching movies while the vehicle is in motion.
If you can get a good look at the parking brake mechanism, you should be able to see the brake switch. Usually there's a single wire coming from the switch, which is built onto the parking brake mechanism. Connect your parking sensor wire to the wire coming from this switch.