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Old 03-29-2012, 11:45 AM   #1
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TJ dome light kill switch

I know that there is a few post on here about this, I am looking for a little more technical help on this. I have made a switch like the one Quadratec sells (Quadratec Exclusive JW-DLB - TJ Dome Light Switch for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec). I am looking for the part that plugs into the fuse block instead of using a blown fuse with fuse taps added on each side. Any input would be greatly appreciated

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I know that there is a few post on here about this, I am looking for a little more technical help on this. I have made a switch like the one Quadratec sells (Quadratec Exclusive JW-DLB - TJ Dome Light Switch for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec). I am looking for the part that plugs into the fuse block instead of using a blown fuse with fuse taps added on each side. Any input would be greatly appreciated
I used a blown fuse with taps, because the one that comes with the kit kept falling out on me. It would not stay in place no matter what I did.

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I used a blown fuse with taps, because the one that comes with the kit kept falling out on me. It would not stay in place no matter what I did.
Did you order the kit from Quadratec, or was it a different kit??
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Why don't you just pull the #4 fuse and be done with it?
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I am looking for the part that plugs into the fuse block instead of using a blown fuse with fuse taps added on each side. Any input would be greatly appreciated
Try these - Wirthco Fuse Block Mini Tapper Kit - P/N 30100
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:45 PM   #7
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I used an "add a circuit" from Autozone. Cut it off so I basically had a plastic piece with the two prongs that fit into the fuse box and two "tabs" sticking out the back. Soldered my wires onto those.
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Why don't you just pull the #4 fuse and be done with it?
Which one is that my jeep didn't come with a hand book
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:07 PM   #9
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$15, free shipping, 3 minutes to install.



http://www.ebay.com/itm/170659436873...84.m1439.l2649
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Which one is that my jeep didn't come with a hand book
In the fuse box behind the glove box there is a fuse marked #4
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Why don't you just pull the #4 fuse and be done with it?
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You got a problem?
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I have been informed before to try to multi quote instead of posting a mess of replies. Just trying to keep it clean. Have a Nice Day
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How do you know it is any good ?
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How do you know it is any good ?
Looks to be the exact same item that sells on Qtech for $30. So for $15, I'm going to see how it fares. I will know in a few days. Already ordered it.
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That's the one I've got. Does the job.
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Here is the one I made $7.

Attachment 116465

Pulled the #4 fuse and plugged in the spade clips and drilled a hole under the dash. Works great.
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Looks to be the exact same item that sells on Qtech for $30. So for $15, I'm going to see how it fares. I will know in a few days. Already ordered it.
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That's the one I've got. Does the job.
I've had it in for a week or two. Works fine.

I was going to make one but halfway through shopping for parts to make it i found the $15 deal and just gave up.

They were quick to ship it too.
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Just ordered one lol
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:29 PM   #22
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I did it even easier, I just pulled the wire harness out of the plunger switches
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It was too easy. Well worth the money and I didn't have to "rig" anything. I say 2
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I've had it in for a week or two. Works fine.

I was going to make one but halfway through shopping for parts to make it i found the $15 deal and just gave up.

They were quick to ship it too.
It was a great mod for little money
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I have about $4 into mine. But, I did spend almost 20 minutes doing it...
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:25 PM   #26
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$15, free shipping, 3 minutes to install.


I can top that:



$0.00, no shipping required, five seconds to remove from fuse block.

Seriously, I cannot believe people pay money to install these switches, or spend money on door pin clips, etc. Jeep designed this fuse circuit for this exact reason--take advantage of it! When the fuse is removed and you need to see in the dark, simply turn on the interior light. It doesn't get any easier, faster or cheaper.
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Posts #4, 10, 11, and 26 know what they are talking about. Couldn't be easier, and no cost. The fuse block is right behind the glove compartment.
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$0.00, no shipping required, five seconds to remove from fuse block.

Seriously, I cannot believe people pay money to install these switches, or spend money on door pin clips, etc. Jeep designed this fuse circuit for this exact reason--take advantage of it! When the fuse is removed and you need to see in the dark, simply turn on the interior light. It doesn't get any easier, faster or cheaper.
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Posts #4, 10, 11, and 26 know what they are talking about. Couldn't be easier, and no cost. The fuse block is right behind the glove compartment.
Yep, and I did the fuse pulling thing for a while... unlock the glove box, disconnect the strap and hope that nothing falls out on the floor or that the glove box door itself doesn't slip out of my hand while i fumble for the fuse puller to get a grip on the fuse.

I'm not too broke to spend $15 on something that allows me to kill the switch without even unlocking the glove box. If you are, then you shouldn't be driving a vehicle that gets such bad mileage.
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Yep, and I did the fuse pulling thing for a while... unlock the glove box, disconnect the strap and hope that nothing falls out on the floor or that the glove box door itself doesn't slip out of my hand while i fumble for the fuse puller to get a grip on the fuse.

I'm not too broke to spend $15 on something that allows me to kill the switch without even unlocking the glove box. If you are, then you shouldn't be driving a vehicle that gets such bad mileage.
Thats like saying im going to buy another coke, when I can just get a free refill..

Sure we can afford it but why? Your reasoning makes no sense. Pull it once and you never have to again, it takes all of five minutes, need the dome light? Turn the knob. Lol. Sorry, but I dont understand your reasoning at all.

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