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Old 11-10-2013, 12:20 AM   #1
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Headlight/Dash wiring splicing

So I'm reposting this from electronics subforum as it seems not too many people view it or are willing to respond!

Hey guys, long time lurker first time poster because i couldn't find anything via search

I've got 2 LED strips which I wanna throw in the footwells of my 2002 tj, and have them power on when I switch the headlights on. I'm pretty particular about this, otherwise I would have just spliced/run them off the 12v cig lighter and called it a day!
Would anyone happen to know which wires I can splice into to make this happen?

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Old 11-10-2013, 01:29 AM   #2
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I'd say just splice right into the low beam wire on your headlight plug and put the ground to the body

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Old 11-10-2013, 06:51 AM   #3
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You want them powered on when you are using headlights ?
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:27 AM   #4
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how about when the dome light comes on...
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I'd say just splice right into the low beam wire on your headlight plug and put the ground to the body
Better yet just splice them into the parking lights, that way they'll be on anytime the parking lights are on.
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:08 AM   #6
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What year is your Jeep? When exactly do you want them on?
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Old 11-10-2013, 04:15 PM   #7
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The wire you want is the black/yellow-stripe that comes off the headlight switch. Its for the parking lights.
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:15 AM   #8
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Thanks Tiburon, exactly the answer I was looking for!

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