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Red and black wires behind headlights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Doodle66, Jul 29, 2017.

  1. Jul 29, 2017 at 3:22 PM
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    Doodle66

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    Found open ended red and black wires behind both headlights heat shrinked into original loom ??? Good gawd how do you post pics on here damn.
     
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    Doesn't look like stock wiring, the bullet connector for sure aren't stock.
     
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    Definitely not stock. Looks like a power and ground for an auxiliary something or other.
     
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    I think the same, but why on both sides. The wires on the stock connector are so small they couldnt hold enough amps to run mutch more than the headlights
     
  6. Jul 30, 2017 at 9:17 AM
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    I've run into this a few times where someone has spliced in a cheap set of "I got these off of eBay for $20" HID headlights because the plug end was incorrect.
     
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    Maybe thats the case. I hate the unkown with a preowned truck
     
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    It may also have been connections for resistors if the p.o. had l.e.d. turn signal bulbs. I would check the taillight harnesses as well. In any case, if your lights are all functioning properly I would remove the wires at the splice, reseal, tape, put back in the loom and forget they were ever there. If you decide to leave them I would fill the ends of the connectors with dielectric grease and tape them up good to prevent corrosion problems.
     
  9. Jul 30, 2017 at 1:45 PM
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    Yep, im gonna put different terminal ends on the leads and keep them. They appear to be sealed properly except the ends. Maybe i will use them in the future.
     
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