How to Install a Hardwired GPS Tracker

Posted by Todd Morris on Apr 15th 2024

How to Install a Hardwired GPS Tracker -

Installing a  hardwired GPS tracker in your vehicle is a straightforward process that can be completed in about 15 minutes. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you through the installation.


How to Install a Hardwired GPS Tracker

No special tools are required.

Step-by-Step Installation Guide

Step 1: Turn off your car’s ignition

Ensure no electrical power is flowing while you connect your GPS tracker to your car.

Step 2: Remove the panels and covers of your car’s lower dash

Access the wiring by removing the panels and covers under your steering wheel.

Step 3: Locate the ignition wire and the constant power wire

These wires are connected to your car’s ignition switch. Refer to your car manufacturer's wiring diagram to identify the correct wires. Connect the wires according to the instructions in your GPS tracker installation guide.

Step 4: Place your GPS tracker near or around the ignition coil

Position the tracker so that it’s not covered by metal to ensure a strong signal. Place the module upwards with the label facing downwards for optimal performance. Reattach the panels and covers of your car’s lower dash securely.

Step 5: Test Drive

Take your vehicle for a 10-15-minute test drive. This helps the tracker establish a GPS connection.

Step 6: Log in

Use the provided login credentials to access your GPS tracker’s monitoring platform.

Step 7: Check Tracking Results

After logging in, review the tracking reports from your test drive to ensure everything is working correctly.

Tips for a Successful Installation

  • Double-check your wiring: Incorrect connections can lead to malfunctions.
  • Ensure a clear signal: Avoid placing the tracker under metal surfaces.
  • Consult the manual: Always refer to your GPS tracker’s installation guide for specific instructions.

By following these steps, you can successfully install your hardwired GPS tracker and start monitoring your vehicle’s location in real-time. If you encounter any issues, don’t hesitate to reach out to our support team for assistance.

Stay safe and happy tracking!

Feel free to contact us at BrickHouse Security if you have any questions or need further assistance with your GPS tracker installation.

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