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Re: CIH 1660 lights wiring.

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Matt Griggs

07-26-2014 18:38:22

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I remember running into this problem when I replaced a couple of the cab lights with HID's. Best I can remember is there are 3 wires running to each light. I believe it was the white one with red stripe that I tied into to get my 12V power. Black should be ground. Can't remember what 3rd wire is for. I did this 4 yrs ago so memory is fuzzy. And the whole system is 12 volts, not 24. Batteries are not tied together in a way to produce 24 volts

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Dave H (MI)

07-27-2014 07:21:07

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 Re: CIH 1660 lights wiring. in reply to Matt Griggs, 07-26-2014 18:38:22  
12v...good to know, makes things a bit easier. Wondering if that red light is for high beams? Just a thought. If I can get someone to commit to a couple hours to give me a hand...all they have to do is sit in the cab, listen to the radio and operate the switches...I can probably trace down any problems. I used to put in alarm systems and stereos in 1970's era cars and trucks back in the day, should be able to handle this. Hey Matt, do you remember where the harness ran around the cab? Obviously it is inside the right side access panel for the dash wiring but is it also in the cab roof? And does it run down inside any of the cab uprights? This would be prime mouse nest area and the harness is likely toast in there if the mice were in residence.

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Matt Griggs

07-27-2014 18:11:15

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 Re: CIH 1660 lights wiring. in reply to Dave H (MI), 07-27-2014 07:21:07  
I never traced the harness so I can't help you there

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