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asked in category: General Last Updated: 4th April, 2020

How do you wire lights in a car?

How to Connect LED Lights to a Car
  1. Disconnect the negative cable from your car's battery.
  2. Open the trunk of your car and look for the wiring harness that leads to the rear lights.
  3. Identify the "earth" wire feeding into the rear lights.
  4. Cut the earth wire in two.
  5. Strip a half-inch of the plastic wire coating off both ends of the earth wire.

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Keeping this in consideration, how do you wire LED lights in a car?

How to Connect LED Lights to a Car

  1. Disconnect the negative cable from your car's battery.
  2. Open the trunk of your car and look for the wiring harness that leads to the rear lights.
  3. Identify the "earth" wire feeding into the rear lights.
  4. Cut the earth wire in two.
  5. Strip a half-inch of the plastic wire coating off both ends of the earth wire.

Subsequently, question is, are LED interior lights legal? No, it's not illegal to drive with your interior lights on as there's no legislation mandating whether people can, or cannot, legally drive with interior lighting. However, by illuminating the interior of the car you are making it much harder to see outside.

Similarly, you may ask, how do you wire an LED?

Unlike LEDs that are wired in series, LEDs wired in parallel use one wire to connect all the positive electrodes of the LEDs your using to the positive wire of the power supply and use another wire to connect all the negative electrodes of the LEDs your using to the negative wire of the power supply.

What are illegal lights on cars?

In the United States of America, certain underglow lights can be considered illegal. The colors could be distracting to the drivers or the drivers could easily confuse them for police officers. For this reason, colors like blue, red or any kind of flashing lights are banned from public streets in some states.

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