Map Lights on with Doors mod?

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  1. Niskalaukaus

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    I have been thinkin this for a while.
    How hard would it be to mod the suburbans round map lights to come on when you open door?
    I mean the ones In front overhead.

    They are negative controlled right?
    So they have constant 12v and the pushbutton supplies them with ground?

    If that is the case, then i could borrow the controlled ground from the center row dome light?

    Im pretty sure someone hash done this, but couldnt find any post about it.
     
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    Cokeman95 I'm Awesome

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    It's been done. You've got to add a wire to the console and a couple diodes I think to keep it from back feeding. I THINK I have a diagram somewhere. Hopefully someone better at wiring will chime in.

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    any updates?
     
  4. Niskalaukaus

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    Havent done this yet. I'll let you know how it went when i have the time.
     
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    I think this is the diagram you might need. CONSOLELIGHT.JPG
     
  6. Niskalaukaus

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    Yeah that makes sense. That should do it.
    Thanks
     

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