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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

I had to. I'm calling it the Ambient Muddy Mod.
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

....looks like ive got a new day off project.

Also for everyone else reading, you can also tape your PL+ wire at the relay, you can solder onto the relay terminal and get the relay back in no problem. I've done it on quite a few remote car starters this winter. Works perfectly.
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

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....looks like ive got a new day off project.

Also for everyone else reading, you can also tape your PL+ wire at the relay, you can solder onto the relay terminal and get the relay back in no problem. I've done it on quite a few remote car starters this winter. Works perfectly.
I might need a little further explanation on this one. I've already run wires to the fusebox, but don't know how to find the PL+ or where to solder. I've been bumping old threads trying to find someone who knows how to tap into this at the relay but no responses. Sounds like you know exactly what needs to be done. Maybe a diagram or picture to show where to solder
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

I want to know too. I can still go back in and rerun wire with no problem.

Muddy, how did you get the wire through to under the hood? Where is the inlet?
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

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....looks like ive got a new day off project.

Also for everyone else reading, you can also tape your PL+ wire at the relay, you can solder onto the relay terminal and get the relay back in no problem. I've done it on quite a few remote car starters this winter. Works perfectly.
I assume he is saying just solder the wire to the terminal. But like you Muddy, which one...
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

My S4 had ambient lighting basically in the same spot. It gave a nice red glow to the dash and console at night. It really was a nice touch from the factory.

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I assume he is saying just solder the wire to the terminal. But like you Muddy, which one...
Ill be at work later today and can get all the info needed. I dont have access to the proper site to find the information i did, its only available through my works internal intranet.

Its at the parking light relay under the hood. Ill have more specifics posted later tonight.

Sorry for the delay guys.
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

Don't apologize for the delay.

I just need to know which terminal lead in the relay that I need to solder the wire to and in good.

Thanks for your help.
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

I jacked a thread on another forum that may be of some helphttp://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f20/h...iagram-310906/
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

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Don't apologize for the delay.

I just need to know which terminal lead in the relay that I need to solder the wire to and in good.

Thanks for your help.
It is Pin 1 of the parking light relay under the hood. You'll need a fairly thin gauge wire and if you do it just at the top of the relay pin the relay still sits perfectly, and you can route it out of the relay box without any issues with leaking or compromising any seal.
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Re: Homemade Overhead Ambient Lighting – 2006 WK Grand Cherokee Limited

To confirm, this is to turn on with the parking light and not to turn the parking light, correct? I think I found the instructions for the alarm install and it has a light and horn wire. I assume that is to have the alarm system honk the horn and flash the lights, is this correct? Just want to make sure we don't write something backwards or something
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