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Old May 8th, 2011, 13:47   #1
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I'm attempting to install DVD headrest in my 2000 Jetta with cloth seats. The back of the seat doesn't come off like in the instruction video. I can't get the wires fished down to the bottom of the back of the seat. Any ideas? Also, I want to hard wire the DVD player to the fuse panel. Do I need to remove part of the dash to get to the back of the fuse panel? Thanks.
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Old May 8th, 2011, 15:03   #2
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You'll have to remove the knee bolster to access the back end of the fuse panel. Real easy with a torx driver.

As for fishing through the seat; are you using a solid wire to fish or just pushing the wiring though? I'd use solid wire, like 12AWG or a coat hanger.
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Old May 15th, 2011, 16:48   #3
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Thanks for your reply. I figured out the wiring, but not the fishing wires through the seat. I've tried a coat hanger and it gets hung up every time about a third of the way down. Is it not going to be possible since I have side air bags in the seats?
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Old May 15th, 2011, 18:24   #4
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The thought of sticking a coathanger up the side of a seat with airbags makes me cringe.
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