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Old 09-08-2004, 03:39 PM   #1
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What I want to do is disconnect the interior lights and put them on a seperate switch, but still have the dome lights on the ceiling still work on the domelight switch and when you open the doors. Right now I have the dome bulbs out so that I can leave the blue bulbs under the dash and in the doors on while im driving. It looks pretty spiffy but can i just rewire the switch and run seperate wires from the domelights? Im sure this sounds confusing... Does anyone have the wiring diagram for the switch?
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I can hook yaz up with 'em. But give me a little while.. just got home from school .


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Thanks bro Im actually AT school right now
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The underdash lights should each have one white and one orange wire. You will need to disconnect (cut) the white wires and run them to a switch. The switch needs to supply ground when turned on.

ground----------switch===========both underdash lights (white wire)
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do I even have dome lights on the roof? I might not...
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You know where the switch for your fogs are? Those are the dome lights.


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You know where the switch for your fogs are? Those are the dome lights.
I call those map lights, but sure

dome light for was always the doohickey in the MIDDLE of the headliner, lol
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Actually I want to hook up only the domelights to the roll-switch, and hook up all the other lights to a seperate switch. I want the courtesy lights (other than the overhead ones) to be seperate from the lighting system. I'm thinking that I can just unhook the could just detach the courtesy lights and run a seperat wire from the original switch to the overhead lights, and then simply wire the remaining lights to a seperate switch.
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OK. Lets break this down.

We'll say that you have 3 sets of lights: overhead, doors and underdash. They operate two (or more) ways: doors opened or dimmer switch.

Explain what lights you want to come on and when.
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Alrighty, heres what I am looking for.

1. OVERHEAD come on when you open a door or turn on with dimmer switch
2. UNDER DASH and DOOR lights come on only when you turn on seperate switch

I am taking the headliner down soon so I wil have access to everything.
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