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How do I disable the parking brake safety feature on a jensen VM8113 car dvd player?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

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I have this exact same unit, here's what you do:

1) Cut the little weird "do-hickey" off the end of the pink wire so that the wire looks like all the other wires.

2) Strip some of the coating from around the tip of the wire (so the wire is exposed).

3) Ground that wire to the unit itself under one of the clips or something (as long as its metal).

4) Pop a dvd in and it will play irregardless of the parking brake position.

5) This definitely works, however, I'm assuming this is so your family can watch and not you, right?

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Never done it on that particular model but, have you tried hooking the parking brake wire (coming out of the unit) to ground and running a switch to it? The way it usually will work, when the screen appear telling you to put in in park just flip the switch on for a few second the off for a few seconds then back on again. Sometime just grounding it works.

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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