Last post on Feb 02, 2009 at 6:18 PM
You are in the Hyundai Santa Fe
What is this discussion about?
Hyundai Santa Fe, SUV
Feb 02, 2009 (12:21 pm)
I would just go to the wire harness that goes into the lights them selves rather than open up the head light assembly. There are wire clips (can't rememeber the name) that fold across your wires and make a solid connection. Its a clip type thing with metal contacts inside. You lay your LED wire into one side, line up the Head light wire from your wire harness and close it up. The metal contacts inside cut through the insulation on the wires completeing the connection.
That will provide power to your lights....now its up to you as to where to mount them.
Good luck with your project.
#3 of 4 Re: clips [saskicat]
Feb 02, 2009 (12:33 pm)
Thank you very much for your help in this. I will definityl look for these.
But I have one more question, would this screw up the computer and the electrcal circuit in the car (as some people told me) or is this somehtign basic that won't do an affect?
#4 of 4 Re: clips [arasem]
Feb 02, 2009 (6:18 pm)
Can't say for certain about the computer system. I would more worry about voltage loads. It depends on how much power you need to pull off the wires you choose to use as a supply. Generaly LED as you mentioned use very little power so I dont see that as a problem. You could use a relay which suppys a signal to your LEDs, but they would also need a separate power supply as the relay doesn't carry a load.
If it were me I would go ahead and do it just knowing the LEDs draw so little juice that your car won't even notice the differance.
The worst that can happen is you blow a fuse, an easy fix and cheap knowledge.