Ford Escape Automobiles Forum banner

DVD Headrest and Aux power install help 07 escape hybrid

2544 Views 6 Replies 3 Participants Last post by  justcuz
2007 Ford Escape Hybrid

OK, been reading some posts and looking for a few good hints.

A recent divorce has caused my Esacpe to be my main vehicle in transporting the kids. The Tahoe had the entertainment center, mine doesn't.

What I want to do is add DVD headrests and picked up a couple off ebay.

What I'm wanting to do is pull power from the cigarette lighter up front and run back to the rear and add a secondary 12V. With that done, pull power from that to run the two dvd players. Would that be too much to say charge an iphone up front, and ipod in the rear and run the two dvd players...would I be better off just running it from the fuse box?

2nd How do you get the center console off?

3rd Would the hybrid be an issue since it has a standard ac plug in next to the lighter socket.


1 - 4 of 7 Posts
Thanks...that would be appreciated. I started this project in 08, and was directed to the Aux install, when I posted here. but it didn't work with the hybrid console, by then we had bought the Tahoe and I've had these sitting in the garage since the ex ordered them off ebay.
Ok, bought got everything ready, just need an idea on the fuse placement.

I'm going to wait on the add an auxillary port and work on just getting the dvd's installed.

I have a few good places to choose from. Which looks best

#2 5 amp spare
#11 15amp Moon roof (which I don't have)
#23 5amp spare
#32 10amp spare

I'm going to use a mini fuse tap with 10 amp max.

Need to get the multimeter out and see which has 12V?\

Any suggestions.
See less See more
Install is done.

Used an add a circuit 10 amp of the cigarette lighter at #24, gave me 12 volts with key.

ran cables down back of seat to inner seat rail and under center console. Wired on as an aux monitor on driver side.

Thanks for the help and advice everyone.
1 - 4 of 7 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.