Fitting a LED strip light

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  1. plumbomb

    plumbomb Funster

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    We have a 2013 Apache 634,I'm wanting to fit a LED strip light above the front seats in the cab below the overhead bed. I've splice into the cable that feed a light switch in the overhead bed but that doesn't work also tried the light switch in the wardrobe still no joy. Only thing left getting into the fuse panel at the bottom of the wardrobe but not sure howwant to get into it or what to connect to any help would helpful. Thanks
     
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    Do you have a multi meter and are you getting power at these wires you're splicing into ?
    Some leds are polarity sensitive and will only work when wired the correct way round, older types sometimes failed if you wired them incorrectly. Could you test the leds by wiring straight to your leisure battery as a check ?
     
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    Mattyjwr Funster Life Member

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    Check the polarity.
     
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    always live to live neutral to neutral i have fitted loads of them and always the same polarity is king
     
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    Connecting to the two wires going to a switch is not going to work.
    One is the positive live feed to the switch and the other is dead until the switch is turned on and then is positive as well
    It sounds as if you do not have a negative connected ??
     
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