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Hi folks
Simple one this, on the new Kuga 2020 model how do you remove the interior fuse box cover in the passenger footwell? I’m installing a dash cam hardwire kit.
it’s quite large and you can pull it up so far but that’s it. When I tried pushing it back it wouldn’t click back in. Never known a fuse box so hard to access. Wouldn’t like to have a fuse blow in bad weather at night, I imagine it would be a nightmare to attempt to change such a simple. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Sorry, can’t help, even the manual only shows instructions for engine bay fusebox, and overall there are some new shaped fuses in there
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Looks very similar to my new puma fuse box. Pain in arse to get at in engine compartment. Two big cable connectors to manipulate then remove whole fuse box from car
 

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So some pictures to help understand the layout after you’ve taken the trim and fuse panel off.
the top picture shows the mounting points circled that you clip the cover into.
the bottom photo shows the fuse box cover with the bottom clip circled.
The two top holes circled show the mounting holes that attach the top part of the trim to the dash.
The two sections are joined together with 2 plastic clips.
Hopefully all this can help someone lol.
 

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Which fuse did you select, that is not draining the battery and turns off after 10-15 minutes? i do not know if the fuse number is a match to the older kuga version, which worked fine for me, but i am about to move to next mini-project, adding my dashcam :) So nice to know which fuse might be useful here.
 

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Looking at the fuse layout, surely fuse no.4 which is for the ignition would be the right one? It’s only live when the engine is on. The dash cam fuse simple piggybacks that fuse which is 10A.
If any one knows differently please let me know.
 

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I had my nextbase 522gw fitted by Halfords, cheating but for 30 quid and less than 20 minutes waiting was well worth it lol.
 

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I have just taken delivery and want to fix my dashcam as hard wired too!
Look through the owner's manual and select a fuse that's not on a safety critical ignition ON circuit. eg. windscreen wipers, sunroof, power windows etc.
 

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Just fitted my garmin dash cam to my PHEV .... Piggy backed and used fuse no 3 ...parking assist module
Which is switched with ignition on ..... all working good

used one of studs just under fuse box for ground wire
 

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This must have been designed by someone who has never had to change a fuse.
 

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This must have been designed by someone who has never had to change a fuse.
It's the same person who has never had to change a wheel stuck in the middle of nowhere without a mobile phone signal.
 
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Just fitted my garmin dash cam to my PHEV .... Piggy backed and used fuse no 3 ...parking assist module
Which is switched with ignition on ..... all working good

used one of studs just under fuse box for ground wire
Is fuse no 3 marked no3 pls?
 

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You need a torch the fuse numbers are on the fuse box itself very small where the fuse plugs in .....listed in owners manual too
 

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I also used F3, a 10 Amp in the BCM (Fusebox in Passenger footwell) for Parking aid module.
Fuse box diagram attached.
It's rotated 90Degs clockwise in the vehicle!

This definitely works in my car, can't vouch for other trim/engined variants!
 

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Also you need a Micro fuse adapter, the ones that came with my Nextbase were too big.
 
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