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Adding aux brake and reverse lights

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Rujack, Mar 22, 2019.

  1. Mar 22, 2019 at 9:10 PM
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    Rujack

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    I want to add additional brake and reverse lights to my bed rack. I don’t want to tap the trailer plug. How can I splice these onto the existing circuit without introducing gremlins? I know these trucks have sensitive electrical systems.
     
  2. Mar 22, 2019 at 10:21 PM
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  3. Mar 22, 2019 at 10:31 PM
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    Or simply replace the stock bulbs with brighter leds.
     
  4. Mar 22, 2019 at 10:33 PM
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    Reverse Add as long as they are low amp LED.
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  5. Mar 22, 2019 at 10:39 PM
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    If you remove one of the tail lights and make your splices within the well the splices will be better protected. Good technique and good parts and you shouldn't have any problems. Another option to splicing is using matching plug connectors that have the extra wires added.
     

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