What does an Inbound Marketer do on his day off? He makes a YouTube video documenting his latest act of geekery.
After leasing a 2014 Honda Civic, I discovered that the vehicle was not equipped with a programmable HomeLink transmitter. This is not my 2nd Homelink mod as I previously modified the center console in my 2011 Mini Cooper Clubman. See my website for that post.
Since this is a leased vehicle, I did not want to modify the car in any way that I could not undo. So, I purchased a used Gentex rear view mirror that has Homelink. Rather than hard wire the unit to the car, I decided to try and see if I could use a small 12 volt battery to power the unit.
Once complete, I programmed the remote and it works great!
Now once my lease is up, I can swap the HomeLink Mirror out for the original.
Programming HomeLink remote instructions are here: http://www.homelink.com/program
Music by: http://createdbybrett.com
Link to Mini Cooper Clubman HomeLink Mod: http://www.jonsooy.com/mini-cooper-homelink-universal-opener-mod/