In this blog post, we will discuss the installation of the Thinkware U1000 dashcam and PowerCell 8 battery in a 2018 Kia Sorento. We will guide you through the hardwiring process and provide a step-by-step tutorial to ensure a successful installation. If you’re looking for a reliable way to protect your vehicle and capture any incidents on the road, read on to find out how to hardwire install the U1000 dashcam and PowerCell 8 battery.
H1: Thinkware U1000 x PowerCell 8 Battery x 2018 Kia Sorento | How to Hardwire Install: Part 2 — Catch
Are you planning to install a dashcam in your car? Planning to hardwire it? If you are, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we will be sharing with you a step-by-step tutorial on how to hardwire install a Thinkware U1000 dashcam and PowerCell 8 battery in a Kia Sorento. We’ll also be discussing the benefits of hardwiring a dashcam and how it can enhance your overall driving experience.
Benefits of Hardwiring a Dashcam
- Dashcam will turn on automatically when the car turns on
- Records even when the car is parked
- Parking mode feature can now be used while vehicle is on the road
- Notification voice will be heard
Now that we’ve discussed the benefits of hardwiring a dashcam, let’s get into how to hardwire install the Thinkware U1000 and PowerCell 8 battery in your Kia Sorento.
Step-by-Step Tutorial on Hardwiring a Dashcam
- Thinkware U1000 dashcam
- PowerCell 8 battery
- Dash cam hardwire kit
- Fuse tap
Steps to Follow
- First and foremost, make sure the car is turned off and the keys have been removed from the ignition.
- Locate the fuse box in your Kia Sorento, which is located on the driver’s side.
- Remove the AC panel underneath the steering wheel to access the fuses.
- Connect the fuse tap to an open slot in the fuse box, making sure it is connected securely.
- Connect the red wire from the hardwire kit to the fuse tap.
- Connect the black wire from the hardwire kit to a ground source near the fuse box.
- Connect the other end of the dashcam hardwire kit to the Thinkware U1000 dashcam.
- Connect the PowerCell 8 battery to the dashcam hardwire kit.
- Secure all the connections and hide the wires to ensure a clean installation.
- Once everything is connected, start the car and check if the dashcam turns on.
Congratulations! You have successfully hardwired installed the Thinkware U1000 and PowerCell 8 battery in your Kia Sorento. Now, you can enjoy your newly installed dashcam that will turn on automatically when the car turns on and record even when the car is parked.
Offers and Contact Information
At BlackboxMyCar, we offer a 5% discount on purchases made on our official website with the code ‘BBMCGRAM’. We also offer a 15% discount on professional installation, located in Richmond, BC.
If you need assistance in installing your dashcam or would like to schedule an appointment with our professional installers, you can reach us at 1-888-978-6560, 604-618-7788 (SMS), or 778-325-9278 (WhatsApp).
We are also thrilled to announce our partnership with the WRAP team and look forward to future collaborations.
Hardwiring a dashcam is a simple yet effective way of improving your overall driving experience. With the Thinkware U1000 and PowerCell 8 battery, you can have a dashcam that turns on automatically when the car turns on and records even when the car is parked.
If you’re planning to hardwire install a dashcam, we hope this step-by-step tutorial has helped guide you on how to install the Thinkware U1000 and PowerCell 8 battery in your Kia Sorento.
- Can I use the parking mode feature while driving?
- Yes, the Thinkware U1000’s parking mode feature can now be used while the vehicle is on the road.
- I’m having trouble hardwiring my dashcam. Can I contact BlackboxMyCar for assistance?
- Yes, you can contact BlackboxMyCar at 1-888-978-6560, 604-618-7788 (SMS), or 778-325-9278 (WhatsApp) for assistance in installing your dashcam or schedule an appointment with our professional installers.
- Does the hardwiring installation require any special tools or expertise?
- The hardwiring installation requires a dashcam hardwire kit and a fuse tap. While it does not require any special tools, it is highly recommended to have it installed by a professional.
- How do I know if the hardwire kit is compatible with my dashcam?
- Make sure to check the specifications and compatibility of your dashcam with the hardwire kit before making a purchase.
- How long does the installation process take?
- The installation process varies depending on the dashcam model and the expertise of the installer. However, a professional installer can typically complete the installation within an hour.