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Old 04-23-2014, 04:22 PM   #1
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Pigtail for 3rd brake light

I am looking at my options for a modified 3rd brake light. I was curious if anybody can tell me what type of connector the factory 3rd brake light wiring uses? I know that there is a connection where the wiring of the light hooks up to the wiring leading into the jeep.

What I am looking for is a pigtail/connector that I can wiring onto the alternate 3rd brake light I am thinking of using and allow me to easily disconnect it when getting the spare tire off. I know that I can use the disconnect the light comes with and then tap the wire from it onto the factory wiring. I would just like to avoid tapping the factory wiring if I can easily do it by putting the matching connector onto the alternate 3rd brake light wires.

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Old 04-23-2014, 06:23 PM   #2
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Possibly you could buy the connector repair kit?

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Old 04-23-2014, 06:56 PM   #3
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I just bought a spare tire carrier off craigslist for $10 and modified it came with the harness.
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Old 04-24-2014, 08:09 AM   #4
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The harness disconnects inside the tailgate and at the third brake light itself. You'll need to disassemble the tire to get to the third brake light connection. IIRC it's 4 screws.
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