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Ignition & Dash Illumination wires?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by pasotaco, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. Jun 7, 2014 at 7:10 PM
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    pasotaco

    pasotaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    LCE headers, King 2.5 Coilovers w/ res, TC UCA's, King resi's in rear, Geared to 4.88, rear locker, Timbren Bump stops, All Pro Leafs, Carrier bearing drop kit, ARB onboard air,
    I just installed an ARB compressor and I am wiring the switch. Can anybody tell me which wire is the "Ignition Wire" & which wire is the "dash Illumination Wire"

    I need to T-Tap them for the compressor switch... I have a 2013

    I would thing that everyone putting in aftermarket lights that use illuminated dash switches would need to tap these wires as well?
    Thanks...
     
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  2. Jun 7, 2014 at 10:57 PM
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    o0oSHADOWo0o

    o0oSHADOWo0o Just Lurking in the Darkness

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    The solid Green wires have +12V whenever the parking lights are on. I have not had a need to find the dash illumination wire ....yet. I hope this helps you out.

    Oh yeah...the plug with the 3 wires below that plug also has constant +12V(Light Blue), Accessory +12v(White/Blue Stripe), and Ignition +12v(Dark Blue) wires.

    Just a suggestion. Get yourself a cheap multi-meter and do your own investigating into what wires do what. Its more fun that way :D

    2. Fuse Panel.jpg
     
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  3. Jul 15, 2014 at 3:06 PM
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    manethon

    manethon SHOKER

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    this is my project tomorrow,
    I had to build my own harnesses for the Front and rear locker wiring, compressor with relay.
    Hopefully it all works out.
    Ill try publish which ever way i do it and what i find.
     
  4. Jul 15, 2014 at 8:01 PM
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    o0oSHADOWo0o

    o0oSHADOWo0o Just Lurking in the Darkness

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    The empty fuse location indicated by the red arrow in this picture also has +12v when the lights are on.

    I found this electrical wiring PDF for the 2013 on this forum too.

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  5. Nov 19, 2014 at 8:02 PM
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    nxrunner

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    Subbed for reference later
     
  6. Jun 10, 2015 at 8:51 PM
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    ptwob311

    ptwob311 Curios Noob

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    same
     
  7. Jun 11, 2015 at 3:28 AM
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    adio

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    HI
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    Bought, not built:-P
    Sorry to thread jack OP.

    Shadow- by any chance do you know where I could tap into for the dome light? Getting ready to install 4Runner side mirrors on my 2015, and I have to hookup it up to the dome light to get the courtesy light/foot lamp feature to work.

    Thanks.
     
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