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Old 09-13-2017, 01:54 PM
skyhawk778 skyhawk778 is offline
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Default Topper Third Brake Light Wiring Help

So, I've read all the posts about this and I'm still confused / need help.
My '02 Ranger XLT 4wd supercab does not have a brake only wire under the spare tire (like some other fords do). I know I can't hook into the trailer wires or the bulbs in the back, as the topper light will flash with one of the signals. I don't want a logic box.

I see posts talking about a connector under the drivers seat. I see nothing other than the wiring harness that tells me to put my seat belt on.

I started trying to pull the panels off behind the drivers seat to see if I can tap into the high brake light wires on the cab. I can't get those stupid push holders out. Gonna try different tool tonite. My main question is, the wiring harness coming down on the drivers side back panel - is that he high brake or the dome light?

Any other suggestions about where to tap in?

Thank you SO much!!

SKYHAWK778 - 2002 Ford Ranger XLT 4wd
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Old 09-22-2017, 06:58 AM
Muroki2.3 Muroki2.3 is offline
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Default Re: Topper Third Brake Light Wiring Help

I tapped straight in to the main power lines for the taillights. That was the easiest for me.

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Old 09-22-2017, 08:05 AM
Jswifto Jswifto is offline
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In the door sill plate on the drivers side you will find the third brake light wire
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