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Wiring question

Hi there,

I want to add some daytime running LEDs and need to locate an ignition switched feed and a sidelight feed in the engine bay. Does anyone have an idea about where to look or a wiring diagram ?.

I have a Iveco Daily 35S14

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I have just fitted a set to my 2012 Globe-car fitted with 2.3 Iveco engine .
I picked up ing. controlled power Red wire in my set fitted with a 3amp fuse from the engine fuse box by using an add a fuse wire you can buy them on eBay link enclosed

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ADD-A-CIRC...item3a7ae91786

The yellow wire in my set you connect to the headlight dipped bulb there is enough room to solder the wire to the bulb holder.

Black wire to earth nut just out side the fuse box for my van
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Hi MikeT

Thanks for that ... so can you be a little more specific about where the ignition controlled live and the sidelights live were. Where did you cut in ?, what were the wiring colours ?

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I just tapped into the sidelight wiring.
Used strip leds which fit quite snuggly under the headlights on the Mercedes.
Strips £3 a pair from the net.

Also made some over cabseat reading lights.
Tapped into the courtesy light wiring.
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There is no need to cut in to any existing wiring ! to fit DRL

The + positive wire if you have a fuse box in the engine compartment find a fuse that only works with the engine running ie. ignition controlled pick a low amperage fuse if possible, remove the fuse, then fit the piggyback fuse holder
to this position replace the fuse you removed to the bottom fuse holder (this then remakes the circuit of the fuse you removed) connect you power wire to the red wire & crimped connector when you have finished all the wiring and fit a 3 amp fuse to the top fuse holder this then makes the circuit. for the DRL to come on when the ignition is switched on

The Yellow wire connect to the (headlight /side light circuit) . I found it easy to fit my wire directly to the n/s headlight bulb holder this wire is to turn off the DRL when you turn on you headlights.

The -Negative Black wire I picked up an earth point just out side the fuse box.

I would make sure you get the piggyback fuse holder before you start
it very simple to use. Hope this helps
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