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      08-11-2019, 03:30 PM   #23
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Valve closed would just be an open ground side. Therefore you would still only need to be tapping into the ground wire.

You would need a 3 stage switch. One end pin would be ECU control, the other end fully grounded, centre pin to solenoid. The centre position would be open circuit therefore valves closed.
Exactly what I'm going to do. I have the 3 position rocker switch which I'll mount on the "roof" of the secret compartment interior. It switches the center pin from either of the two outer pins, and has a center "off" position which will leave the center pin unconnected. This off position will float the control line to the solenoid and will produce the valve closed always setting. For the valve open, I just need to find a ground under the dash for one of the switch inputs. The control signal from the ECU will go to the other switch input, so I'll be running a two wire bundle from the trunk forward to the secret compartment.
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      08-12-2019, 01:49 AM   #24
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Exactly what I'm going to do. I have the 3 position rocker switch which I'll mount on the "roof" of the secret compartment interior. It switches the center pin from either of the two outer pins, and has a center "off" position which will leave the center pin unconnected. This off position will float the control line to the solenoid and will produce the valve closed always setting. For the valve open, I just need to find a ground under the dash for one of the switch inputs. The control signal from the ECU will go to the other switch input, so I'll be running a two wire bundle from the trunk forward to the secret compartment.
Exactly as I did but I didn't want the centre closed position. You can see In the images where i got the ground from. You'll need around 16m of wire. 8m of each colour just incase you were wondering.
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