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Old 09-07-2014, 09:55 AM   #1
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Installing an add a fuse

I plan on using an add a fuse circuit to install some interior Led's. I've searched for any fuse that would be hot when the ignition is turned on, and can't seem to find one. I've found plenty of the unused fuses, but those didn't work for me during the testing. I plan on wiring it up to a switch, and have the led's wired to the switch, so when I flip the switch, the lights go on/off. Not sure why I went into all that detail because it's very basic stuff, but oh well I did.

So, anybody know what fuse I can use to do this? I'd prefer it be an unused fuse. I've never messed with add a fuse's, so that's the reason I'm posting this, just looking for some information and any thing that I should be aware of going into this. Thanks!


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Old 09-07-2014, 11:07 AM   #2
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That gives me very little additional information. Thanks though.
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I did the same thing that you did. Bought an add a fuse to install LED's into my car. From what I read it didn't really matter what fuse you tied onto. But they recommend using a lower number fuse (amp wise?). I used a 7.5 and never had any issues with it. The hardest part it trying to find where to ground the negatives of the lights to.
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Old 09-07-2014, 07:18 PM   #5
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There is a slot you can use that is keyed on/off. I used it for some relays to keep the power outlets from always being on and draining the battery.
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I believe it's #33
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Is that the original fuse that you removed from 33 stuck on top there?
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There's two fuses there I believe. The original from 33 and a second for everything else on there.

Two relays, backlight for the boost gauge, and power for the wideband and sensor.
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