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#1 Hogan

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 05:37 PM

Thinking of getting these for my 2013 focus
https://rover.ebay.c...tm/382666788439
But it says red wire to poss black to neg but which poss if I put them direct to battery surely the lights will be on all the time.

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 08:00 PM

Not sure but I think some one on here fitted some a while back .

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 08:38 PM

Ok thanks let’s hope they see this.

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 09:38 PM

Perhaps you might have to put an independent switch in or wire them into the fuse box like a dashcam to come on
when ignition is on.

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 10:06 PM

That’s what I was thinking. I also wondered about the control box it comes with ?? All black magic to me.

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 10:28 PM

It maybe worth checking on you tube for a how too .

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 07:53 PM

I’d say the red wire is to the Ignition Pos, that way they will only come on when the keys are in.

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Posted 15 February 2019 - 03:01 PM

Thank you good idea

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Posted 15 February 2019 - 03:05 PM

Yep! it is definitely a good idea ^_^ .

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Posted 15 February 2019 - 04:42 PM

You also need to wire them in to dim when your sidelights are turned on though. Not sure if it is an MOT requirement now so don’t quote me, otherwise they will be too bright and dazzle other users.

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 04:52 PM

You need to piggy back off one of the fuses in the engine bay.

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 08:48 PM

Thanks for your help I have found some with only poss and meg wires and some with up to 4 wires so will go for one of them as they mention dimming.

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 09:04 PM

Glad you have sorted it.

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 09:12 PM

View PostHogan, on 16 February 2019 - 08:48 PM, said:

Thanks for your help I have found some with only poss and meg wires and some with up to 4 wires so will go for one of them as they mention dimming.

Good choice, let us know how you get on.

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Posted 13 July 2019 - 09:43 PM

Mk3 focus titanium 2013/14. Trying to wire up after market dlr. can anyone tell me what colour wires feed headlight unit is dip and indicators please. As you can tell I have finally got round to fitting them

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Posted 14 July 2019 - 10:13 AM

Not a clue sorry but if no one answers in the mean time I would google it as should bring some thing up on you tube .

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Posted 14 July 2019 - 11:17 AM

Thank you for reply. With the help of a multi meter it’s now sorted.

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Posted 14 July 2019 - 12:24 PM

View PostHogan, on 14 July 2019 - 11:17 AM, said:

Thank you for reply. With the help of a multi meter it’s now sorted.

Glad to hear you sorted it.

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Posted 14 July 2019 - 01:59 PM

Nice one ;) 8) .

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Posted 22 October 2019 - 12:14 PM

I am thinking about fitting some of these daylight running lights. Has any one ever fitted them are they easy to do?

Thank you