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Dome / Map light Mod Issues?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Dane-Taco, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. Nov 11, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    Dane-Taco

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    Good evening TW,

    Earlier today I started the map light mod that includes the diode. Now, neither the map lights nor the dome light work.

    First, what size diode is used? I am using a 3A 50 PIV diode. This has 230K ohms of resistance, that seems high? All instrument lights work but the clock doesn't work? (the clock's back light works, just no numbers) I checked the 7.5A dome light fuse, that is good. Are the two wires i flipped on the connector causing this issue? Does the mod that only calls for a ground wire from the dome require this flip? Any info would greatly appreciated!!
     
  2. Nov 12, 2009 at 4:28 PM
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    Dane-Taco

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  3. Nov 12, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    do you have the diode backwards?

    link to the mod?
     
  4. Nov 12, 2009 at 4:50 PM
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    Dane-Taco

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    I have the diode's negative end soldered to the map light board and the positive end is connected to the dome light ground.
     
  5. Nov 12, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    jefferson

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    Click my link in my sig for "installing compass" thing.. I have a picture that shows the correct way to soder it.. i'd link you to it manually... but i'm lazy
     
  6. Nov 12, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    Dane-Taco

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    Yup, had the diode backwards and blew a fuse. Works great now! Thanks bro!!
     
  7. Nov 12, 2009 at 7:32 PM
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    jefferson

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    ah good job! now you'll never forget how a diode works ;)
     
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    What fuse did it blow?
     
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