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Old 12-04-2012, 11:21 AM   #313
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Originally Posted by JRWooden View Post
if you draw too much extra current with your lights, the CAN-Bus may shut down the brake-light circuit leaving you with no brake lights at all ... CAN-Bus systems do not have regular "fuses" - instead the computer just turns off the circuit if it detects an over-current condition.

The Hyperlight system gets around the extra current draw problem by just using the brake light circuit as the "trigger" to engage the Hyperlights, while using a separate power tap to actually draw the power to make the lights work ...
either a fuse block or "stealing" from the alarm/tire pressure circuit.

"Proceed with caution"
You are correct. I have prepared a simple drawings as attached.

A relay will be used to trigger the led driver. LED driver will be connected to the battery. I need to check if I have the correct colors of wires for the existing stop lights though.
From the hyper lite manual it appears that brownwire and gray with black wire should be tapped into.

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