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Old 10-23-2013, 04:20 PM   #1
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Exclamation Rear Defroster Help Needed!!

It is about that time of year to get the hardtop on. My Jeep supposedly came out of the factory with a hardtop, but does not have the relay for the rear window defroster. It has the red socket for the switch but no red relay. So, I purchased a tub harness off ebay and stripped out the appropriate wiring. Now I have the relay with the wires and I have no idea on how to hook it up. I couldn't find a good wiring schematic or picture anywhere. There was one on JEEP Forum that kinda looked applicable but was a little different then what I had. If anybody has a good diagram or pictures please help me. It's a pain in the ass not being able to see out my back window in the mornings.

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Old 10-23-2013, 09:16 PM   #2
Guesses a lot ;)

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Just find an open spot in the fuse box and plug it in. Put an in line fuse and hook it up to a switch. It cant be much different than a set of fog lights or something.

I just turn the heater on defrost full blast and crack my window for a bit and it un fogs lickedy split...lol I didnt even know YJ's came with rear defrost.
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