anyway to add front camera to an XLT?

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JPerry

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Very much would like to now more info on your cost and installation of this. I posted a question about this awhile back and everyone was saying it would be too costly. But might have been the fact that I asked about everything I was missing in my used Limited. But mostly I would love to have the 360 Cam system. If you don't mind shedding some light on this, I would greatly appreciate it.

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Sorry been off the forum for a little bit (work got in the way) I am still gathering parts for mine so by no means done. So far I have all the components for the front grill (Emblem, camera, washer, washer hoses etc) and a passenger mirror harness and camera. most of the stuff I have found on ebay used, some things I had to buy new from Ford. I also found some part numbers for connectors that will be needed to connect the mirror cameras to the door harness. The most expensive part I think is going to be the camera module that goes behind the Sync3 display in the dash. The cheapest I have found it is $515 new. I am still hoping I can find a used one on ebay at some point to save a little on it. There is also a dash switch that needs to be replaced to get the camera button over the radio. It was like $12 new from Ford.

So back to your original question on price, I think if you have the technology package and do not need to change any wiring out in the dash and bought all new components I think you would be in the $1500-$2000 range. If your willing to take your time and find used parts either through junk yards or ebay I think the package can be done around $750 - $1,000 range.

I still need one more mirror camera and either a mirror harness or connectors for the driver's door, and also the camera module. Once I get the rest of these parts I will start installing everything and can let you know how it goes once I get to that point.
 
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Sorry been off the forum for a little bit (work got in the way) I am still gathering parts for mine so by no means done. So far I have all the components for the front grill (Emblem, camera, washer, washer hoses etc) and a passenger mirror harness and camera. most of the stuff I have found on ebay used, some things I had to buy new from Ford. I also found some part numbers for connectors that will be needed to connect the mirror cameras to the door harness. The most expensive part I think is going to be the camera module that goes behind the Sync3 display in the dash. The cheapest I have found it is $515 new. I am still hoping I can find a used one on ebay at some point to save a little on it. There is also a dash switch that needs to be replaced to get the camera button over the radio. It was like $12 new from Ford.

So back to your original question on price, I think if you have the technology package and do not need to change any wiring out in the dash and bought all new components I think you would be in the $1500-$2000 range. If your willing to take your time and find used parts either through junk yards or ebay I think the package can be done around $750 - $1,000 range.

I still need one more mirror camera and either a mirror harness or connectors for the driver's door, and also the camera module. Once I get the rest of these parts I will start installing everything and can let you know how it goes once I get to that point.

I would be interested in doing the 360° mod also. I’ve seen several references to Lucas8888’s write up on the F150 forum. Does anybody know where I can find this write up? All of the links that I have found to it are gone.
 

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I’m really interested in seeing the 360 cameras added. Even at $2,000 to $2,500 for brand new parts, I’d still do it. It’s the one feature my 18 doesn’t have that I would really like to have.
 

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My '16 Explorer Limited had a front camera, my '18 Expy Limited does not, and I REALLY miss that camera, especially since the Expedition is so much bigger and I'm not quite used to where the front end stops and the garage door begins! The collision system beeps help but I don't entirely trust them for the difference between 1 inch or 1 foot to impact! One would think on a $70k vehicle that they could throw in one more camera! The side cameras would be cool (for the entire 360) but a front camera should come standard on a vehicle of this price and size.
 

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hello all. Newbie here. Recently bought 2021 max xlt. I wanted to install the front oem camera/washer emblem. What else beside that do i need? I cannot find anything on the complete wiring harness from front camera to the sync. Anyone have a layout of diagram? I just wanted the camera to park and the washers to keep it clean. The camera i bought from ebay have part of the wiring and hose harness, but i need to buy and run the rest. I dont need the sensors or anything fancy to turn on automatically. I replaced the single autostart button to the dual autostart/camera button.

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
 

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I didn‘t think there was a washer on the front camera, isn’t it just on the rear?
 

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I guess the XLT does not have the camera/washer at all. I bought one on ebay with the cemera & washer and now i would like to replace it. The one i bought came with pigtail and i have to find the rest of the electrical and washer harness to connect however i could not find it anywhere online. Also this electrical pig tail have 4 wires. Anyone know what is power and etc of these 4 wires?
 

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