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Old 07-25-2010, 08:19 AM   #1
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another off road lights wiring question

I just finished my Hella 500 HID conversion and I got a touch switch from Autozone, The switch has an LED light that stays on all the time and I would like it to be on when the ignotion is on. Can any one tell me where to get the power from? I have a relay the goes direct to the battery and the power from the switch that goes straight to the battery also. Which fuse can I tap it to? or may be the light does not draw enough current to drain the battery.

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Problem solved. I went off the cigarrette lighter.
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I'm no light pro but having it always on from the battery just doesn't seem like a good idea to me. I'm sure some on else will tell u what wire u need to splice into if you want to have it on when the ignition is on
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I see in your update you solved the problem. The cig lighter works, or tap a fuse labeled something like "ignition" or "12V accessory" or "12V switched"...that's the 12V typically connected to the ignition.

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I see in your update you solved the problem. The cig lighter works, or tap a fuse labeled something like "ignition" or "12V accessory" or "12V switched"...that's the 12V typically connected to the ignition.

Check out my electrical basics/reference page for more info (link in signature)
Thanks for the info.
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in your fuse box next to your battery, tap into the green wire that comes in at the top...it should be bundled with 4-5 other wires.
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