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I shorted something... door locks not working. Help!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by Kameleonmax, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. Sep 27, 2014 at 10:28 PM
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    I was adding some led strip lights to illuminate my side steps then i was fiddling around some wire harnesses to check for a best possible area to splice my wires. I tried testing some wires with my dmm and i shorted something. Now my remote door lock/unlock doesnt work, i cant lock/unlock it from the door panel. Can someone help me please!!!!!!
     
  2. Sep 28, 2014 at 9:06 AM
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    Sounds like a fuse hopefully. Pop your covers off the fuse boxes and look for an accessory power with blown fuse and pop a new one in.
     
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  3. Sep 28, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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    I Checked all the fuses. They all looked good. Unless there were hairline breaks that i couldn't see. Hope its not a relay.
     
  4. Sep 28, 2014 at 5:56 PM
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    Did you check both fuse boxes?
     
  5. Sep 28, 2014 at 6:14 PM
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    Yes. I checked above driver kick panel and engine compartment. Are there any other places where there's fuses? I hope its not a relay.
     
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    yep bank account is running low from it..
    while you where fiddling around did you not plug something back in correctly? If all the fuses are good.. unless your shorted the door relay box out...
     
  7. Sep 28, 2014 at 9:31 PM
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    Soooooo guys, it was a fuse that i missed 7.5a. So i replaced that. Everything's good now. As for my lights, how can i hook up that when i open each door, each designated light would light up at that side step?
     
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  8. Sep 28, 2014 at 9:58 PM
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    Use a new relay and tie into the wire that leads to the cab light. You might be able to tie in right at the switch for the cab light.

    Relay and harness here: http://www.oznium.com/wire-12v-and-relays
    Set it up so that when the cab light goes on then the relay is met. This will close the loop and turn on the door lights.

    Not sure if you can do each door separate without adding a separate door switch pin: http://www.oznium.com/pin-switch
     
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    hope this helps... This should be your cargo lamp and courtesy switch wiring diagrams
     

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  10. Oct 5, 2014 at 2:02 AM
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    Got it done. Will have a video/pic on the finished product...... ;)
     
  11. Oct 19, 2014 at 8:58 PM
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  12. Oct 20, 2014 at 7:47 AM
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    That is awesome man. Going to have to do something like this to mine eventually.
     
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  13. Oct 20, 2014 at 7:48 AM
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    Thanks.....
    Since the door switches are the grounded type, i wired the (-) side of each of the strip lights so each one operated separately for each door.
     
  15. Oct 20, 2014 at 5:26 PM
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    Negative of the light to the door switch and the positive side to where?
     
  16. Oct 23, 2014 at 1:07 PM
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    Can you post up the light strips and relays etc that you purchased for this project? Would help me and others out if we choose to do this?
     
  17. Oct 25, 2014 at 12:21 AM
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    Positive to a constant source
     
  18. Oct 25, 2014 at 12:28 AM
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    I only purchased the light strips from amazon. Like these:

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1414221987.211807.jpg
     
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