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Old 09-19-2004
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I want to wire some additional lights to illuminate with the dome light.. does anyone know what color they are in the harness before I have to pull out a tester?
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I have 2 wires in my xlt.. they are orange/green and black/blue.. but I THINK the dome light is orange/green, double check tho to make sure.
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nobody knows for sure?
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According to the CD it's LG/OG and BK/LB
The LG/OG comes directly off the battery saver relay and powers the map lights
The BK/LB goes through the lamp relay, and powers the interior courtesy lamp
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You want to use the BK/LB. The Orange/Green Wire is constant, always on 12v. The other one is switched with the dome light.

EDIT: I know for sure.
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BK/LB is black/light blue? Thanks for the help guys.
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BK/LB is black/light blue?
Yes sir...
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BK/LB is black/light blue?
Yes sir...
Thank you muchly. I assume I can patch into it in the main bundle running under the dash down towards the transmission tunnel?
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If you can find that wire there and you are sure that it is the right one, i dont see why not. The only place I have tapped into it was actually at the dome light so I dont know where else that wire can be found.
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Black with light blue stripe only runs to the dome light, so you should be able to tap into it under the dash. I always throw a meter on the wire just to make sure it goes where I think it should. This circuit should only be powered when the door is open. Be aware that the battery saver relay will shut this circuit down after a while to preserve the battery.

The Light green with orange stripe is a constant feed circuit that also serves the glove box, instrument panel, and ALSO the relay which provides power for the BK/LB circuit. Which means if this circuit blows a fuse, out go the interior lights. This one also uses the battery saver relay, and will drop after a certain time. I'll try to find what the delay is on the battery saver relay, anyone know offhand how that works?
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