A Step-by-Step Guide: How to Hard-wiring Integrated Dash Cam for Toyota Avalon

by Mercy Lion on June 19, 2023


Integrated dashcams generally use a plug and play method to obtain power from the position of the rain sensor, without the need for wiring, which is simple and convenient, and saves time. But some people to choose to hard-wring to integrated dashcam for toyota. Here shows the integrated dash cam for Toyota Avalon installation.


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Installation Process:

Before starting the installation, gather the necessary tools: a trim removal tool, multimeter. Follow these steps to install the Toyota Avalon integrated dash cam:


Step 1: Remove the original car cover

Use a pry bar to gently pry open the edge of the original toyota car shell, then separate it by hand towards both sides, and slowly remove it.

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Step 2: Got an compatible integrated dashcam for toyota

Take out your integrated dashcam for toyota, mercylion provide compatible integrated dashcams for all kinds of toyota vehicle model. If you want to have one, send us your vehicle model, model year and the rear-view mirror housing pictures, and we will commend you the right one.

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Step 3: Put a memory card in a dash cam

You can insert the storage card into the machine before installation, or you can insert it after installation, as long as it is not inserted after startup. Because if the recorder does not have a memory card, the machine will light up a red warning light and cannot function properly.

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Step 4:  Mount the Integrated dash cam

Push the integrated dashcam towards to the original car shell place, install and fix it like the picture below:

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Step 5: Locate the fuse box:

Open the driver-side door and remove the side panel to access the fuse box. The fuse box is usually located on the side of the dashboard.

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Step 6: Connect the dashcam wire and the hard-wire kit

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[Traditional Fuse Box Wire] Connect the hard-wire kit's red wire to the positive terminal of the selected fuse and the black wire to a suitable ground point in the vehicle. Make sure the connections are secure.

Identify the appropriate fuse(You can measure with a multimeter):

Locate a fuse that powers the ignition switch or an accessory that only receives power when the car is on. Use the vehicle's manual or consult an expert to identify the correct fuse.

[S015 Fuse Box Wire]If use mercylion optimize fuse box wire. For the convenience of installation, the S015 fuse box power wire is upgraded and optimized. The wire has  its own ACC converter. During installation, it is only necessary to connect the constant power and ground wire to the fuse box near the glove box of the front door. When the car starts, the recorder  works normally, and when the car is turned off, the recorder is turned off after a delay of 2 minutes.   


Wiring Definition Function

Yellow wire

12V Constant Power Connect to the positive electrode of the car battery (BATT+)

Black wire

GND Grounding; connect to the negative pole of the car battery and ground


Step 7: Hide the wires:

Using the trim removal tool, conceal the wires along the vehicle's trim and tuck them neatly to maintain a clean appearance.


Step 8: Start you car, dashcam working

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Step9: Connect integrated dash cam app:

Mercylion provides a dedicated app called "MERCYLION" for controlling and accessing various features of the integrated dash cams. This app allows you to view and download footage captured by the dash cam, adjust settings, and perform other functions. It's compatible with both iOS and Android devices and can be downloaded from app stores or google play.

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Toyota Integrated Dash Cam Wi-Fi Password:

When connecting to the integrated dash cam's Wi-Fi network for the first time, you may need to enter a password. The default password is typically mentioned in the user manual or can be found on a sticker attached to the device itself. If you're unable to find the password, contacting Mercylion customer support or referring to the user manual can provide the necessary assistance.


Cost of Toyota Integrated Dash Cam:

The price of the integrated dash cam for Toyota Avalon is cost-effective from Mercylion, which is made of Novatek and Sony sensor solutions. The approximate cost for the integrated dashcam was around $165 to $185, it's recommended to purchase OEM-Look dashcam from mercylion.com.

Toyota OEM-LOOK Dashcam Installation Video :


MERCYLION Wifi Connection APP operation
Download the App: scan the QR code to download the Mercylion app for your phone, or search "mercylion" in the app store or Google Player to download

Power On the Dashcam: Start your car, if the dashcam indicator light is bule then the dashcam working normally

Connect to Dashcam's Wi-Fi:
a. On your smartphone, go to your Wi-Fi settings.
b. Look for the Wi-Fi network name (VT5004) that matches your dashcam's model
c. Select and connect to the dashcam's Wi-Fi network.
d. You may be prompted to enter a password(default password, "12345678"). Check your dashcam's manual for the default password, or it may be labeled on the dashcam itself.

Open the Mercylion App: Launch the dedicated app you download.

Configure Settings:
Once connected, you can configure settings, such as video resolution, recording  settings, and Wi-Fi password, through the app.


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  View and Transfer   Footage:
  You can use the app to view live or recorded footage.
  Transfer video clips or   images to your smartphone   for easy sharing or storage.

Live Streaming
You can use the app to access a live view from the camera while the vehicle is parked.

Security Considerations:

Change the default Wi-Fi password on your dashcam to enhance security. This prevents unauthorized access to your dashcam.


Hardwiring the integrated dash cam for Toyota Avalon is a straightforward process that enhances your driving experience by providing an added layer of safety and security. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can successfully install the dash cam, ensuring optimal performance and peace of mind. Remember to consult the vehicle's manual and seek professional assistance if needed. Drive safely and enjoy the benefits of having a reliable dash cam system integrated into your Toyota Avalon.


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