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Old 09-24-2014, 09:38 AM   #1
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Where to wire interior lights?

Hey Everyone,

I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on where to wire interior leds on a 2013 mustang GT?
It doesn't have ambient lighting pre-installed.
We'd want to wire it to the footwells and maybe also do the door sills.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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This is a good question for GreenEnvy.
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Old 11-01-2014, 03:35 AM   #3
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someone call? lol

the interior fuse and junction box is behind the passenger kick panel. but, you cant use an addafuse there unless you leave the cover off, do some trimming and figure out how to run a wire.
your best recourse is to simply tap them into the dome light wire which runs down the passenger side pillar to the box.
I cant remember the correct wire color off hand but will look at mine. there are two hots running to it. ones powered all the time, the other is wired with the doors so the light goes on/off with them.
you can actually pull the dome light and find out which, a word of warning, have the car running when you test or youll bat your head on the dash trying to figure why you have no power anywhere there. this circuit is on the battery saver circuit and will time out after a bit. you want the wire that the power fades (the bulb goes out).
take that color and remember it.
now empty your glove box and squees the sides so it drops. you should see a small wire loom that comes out of a body panel hole. open that, find your wire, and tap it.

leds are low watage so no problems doing it this way when only putting a few in.

the wiring on these cars is a head scratcher at times...
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Dome light is certainly a good spurce to wire the interior LEDs. As an alternative you can wire it to the fuse box and install a switch or two so you could be able to turn on the foot well LEDs and door sills, such LED lights would work well for the underseat mounting https://www.carid.com/xkglow/xkglow-...-95338298.html You can attach them either with brackets or with doublesided 3M tape. This is a pretty convenient way to do it because yo may not want to have LEDs on all the time and simply turn them on whenever you want to show off.

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