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XpressKit 8617 Relay

40-amp relay with 5-wire socket

Item # 6078617

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About the XpressKit 8617 Relay

XpressKit's 8617 relay is a useful tool for managing automotive circuits that require electrical switching, such as a trunk release or starter kill. The heavy-duty 40-amp relay plugs into the included 5-wire socket harness. Warranty: 1 year

Note: If you've had little experience installing electronic equipment, please call 1-888-955-6000 to discuss your purchase with one of our Advisors.

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  • Prewired relay assembly (40A normally open/30A normally closed)

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Overview: A relay is simply an electrically activated switch. Relays are used in a wide variety of automotive applications. This relay is composed of three contacts (terminals #30, #87A, and #87). Activating this relay is done with the coil (terminals #85 and #86). For auto security applications there are numerous features which require the use of a relay such as Starter Kill, Circuit Isolation, Trigger Inversion, and Trunk Release. The 8617 relay is capable of handling 40A maximum across its normally open contacts and 30A maximum across its normally closed contacts.

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I WAS TOLD THAT I WOULD NEED IT FOR THIS APPLICATION [ STEVEN  Oct 18, 2018 ]
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This is a standard ignition relay. It makes sure that you're not supplying or drawing too much power to accessories that you want to start up on ignition. [ John  Feb 06, 2018 ]
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Recommended by Brandon [ Julio  Dec 10, 2017 ]
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My amp and antenna both require remote signals, and I'm planning to add a backup camera soon. I thought this might be good to have on hand just in case. [ James  Nov 24, 2017 ]
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Wanted back up camera for my Mercedes. Garmin seemed the best choice for my application as I have a Garmin GPS in the car [ William  May 04, 2016 ]
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It was recommended by customer service. [ G  Dec 18, 2015 ]
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Required to activate the 5th wire ignition circuit on a 2012 Scion Tc (per Crutchfield Support (Ozzy)). [ Rob  Dec 06, 2015 ]
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