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Postby reverendmarty » Wed Jan 08, 2014 6:27 pm

delta_fragma wrote:The blade connector on the bottom right corner of this pic has +12v and ground. It should unclip and pull out far enough to be able to tap 2 wires to run to the front. [img:b55a588034]http://www.clubcj.net/img/images/20131124121715_IMG_2933.jpg[/img:b55a588034]


How do you get that damn blade connector out of the roof, that four way clip is the devil.

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Postby 4B11LA » Sun May 04, 2014 8:35 am

If you need the genuine wiring from the roof light down to the etacs ecu or fuse box passengers foot well I have that surplus to my needs also the actual light it self 2012 VR platinum
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Postby lantourismo » Sun May 04, 2014 8:38 am

reverendmarty wrote:[quote:d0cc60359d=delta_fragma]The blade connector on the bottom right corner of this pic has +12v and ground. It should unclip and pull out far enough to be able to tap 2 wires to run to the front. [img:b55a588034]http://www.clubcj.net/img/images/20131124121715_IMG_2933.jpg[/img:b55a588034][/quote:d0cc60359d] How do you get that damn blade connector out of the roof, that four way clip is the devil.


Easiest way is to pull the roof lining down from the front, invest In a trim removal tool, the sun visor clips are nasty things to remove with a screwdriver

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Re: Interior Front Reading Lights

Postby ben.sargent » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:04 am

Hey Guys, I know this is an old thread so sorry in advance for newb questions. Just acquired a 2010 Es sedan and put map lights in last night. I have the issue where they will only come on with doors and would like to source constant 12v so I can use them anytime. Dome light has no wiring itself when removed, it slips out of/into a clip which is attached to the dome roof bracket. The dome roof clip has 2 wires coming out the back which are black and black with a white stripe. I noticed one of the screws is a ground as well. I tapped the 2 black/black+white stripe wires from the A pillar and ran wiring under roof lining to the front map light as there is no flex in the dome light loom at all nor can I get fingers in to disconnect them from the clip. I referred to previous thread images for map light wiring and I have the yellow disconnected at present which is ACC however, would like to hook up 12V constant so I can use anytime. Can anyone point me in the direction of a 12v constant located in passenger fuse box with noting colors that I can tap? It is easier to run wiring up from there than from the centre dash/console. Thanks.

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Re: Interior Front Reading Lights

Postby Mooman » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:05 am

Are they the proper lancer lights in the front? If so you can turn them on by pressing in the clear lens at the indent on either side.

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Re: Interior Front Reading Lights

Postby aspir3 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:21 pm

They should have powers to them all the time. They are controlled by the earth.
Did you fit an earth to it?
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Re: Interior Front Reading Lights

Postby ben.sargent » Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:53 pm

Thanks for reply guys, Mooman, yes they are the correct lights and yes the clear lens is the switch however only functions when doors are open and yes i've switched the middle grey switch to test. Aspir3 I tried earthing the yellow wire to the body but made no difference. I'm assuming I've wired incorrectly but don't want to fry anything so haven't tried changing connections etc. Does anyone know what the black solid wire and black wire with white stripe are? I don't have much experience with wiring. Tested one of them for 12v which is present but only shows when doors are opened then goes out with fadeout so there's some sort of system controlling it, it's not a constant. Cheers.

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Re: Interior Front Reading Lights

Postby Mooman » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:13 am

Here's a circuit diagram, black is ground and there should be yellow and red going to light. Or going off the rear dome light it's a black wire to pin 3 and a black/white to pin 2 using plug output D-02. Wire colours are only a guide as things can/do change so to be sure a multimeter is recommended.

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