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Old 06-22-2010, 11:31 PM
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Clearance lights wiring help

I'm tring to wire up my cab clearance lights so that they come on when my parking lights come on. Can anyone tell me where that wire is located/what color? Or how to pull the instrument panel out, seems that the knob for exterior lights needs to be removed somehow. Do I just twist it out? (don't want to break it)
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Old 06-22-2010, 11:47 PM
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the plug from the factory is behind the passenger kick pannel under the dash.
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Old 06-23-2010, 10:33 AM
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the plug from the factory is behind the passenger kick pannel under the dash.
Jarrod, thanks for the reply. I should mention that the wiring is already on the drivers side, routed down the ds a-pillar. I think the previous owner had it wired into the parking lights so I'd like to just go that route. Anyone know how to remove the headlight switch so I can get the instrument cluster out?
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The PO most likely had it running down that pillar and into the fuse panel right there above the kick panel. That's how mine is and how my roommates is. The wire is just jammed into the fused side of the parking light fuse. You don't need to remove the headlight switch unless you just really like taking dashboards apart...
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The PO most likely had it running down that pillar and into the fuse panel right there above the kick panel. That's how mine is and how my roommates is. The wire is just jammed into the fused side of the parking light fuse. You don't need to remove the headlight switch unless you just really like taking dashboards apart...
Unless I'm mistaken, there is no parking light fuse for an obs. Which fuse # did you use? Was it in the cab or in the engine compartment?

I've tried jamming the wire into the exterior lamps fuse and headlights fuse, both of which cause the clearance lights to come on at all times. That's why I want to pull the instrument cluster out - to isolate just one wire to splice into. For now I just hooked it up to a switch but I'd rather it be automatic. If anyone knows which wire to splice into or how to remove the instrument cluster with the headlight switch in the way, I would greatly appreciate it.
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Far as i know, that black bezel is snapped on and you just pop it off. Got get that light knob off. Its a pita little cip.
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