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    LED Door Pins, where to wire them

    Picked up a set of LED Door Pins yesterday and was just wondering of the best way to wire them so that the LED`s only flash when the car is locked. The instructions say to wire them upto the central locking motor but this is not located in the door and don`t really to start drilling holes to get 2 small wires into the inside of the car.

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    Your car does have central locking right?

    Tap into the wire that goes negative when the locks are down
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    Yes, my car does have central locking.

    I might take the door panel off this afternoon and see what wiring is there.

    Thanks for the advice Andy. There`s many options available if I get the wires through the door and into the car, I just hope the wires are in the door.

    Many thanks.
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    I it's factory locking I can advise on the colour to go to (brown/red) Aftermarket i'll have to think a bit harder
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    Or you could wire em so they only flash when the engines off.
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    Yep, factory C/L. Just going out to fit them now. As long as the wiring is within the door.
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    Fitted the door pins just need to wire them now.

    There`s a connector that plugs into the door lock, it has a large red clip on top that you have to pull up to get the connector out. The connector has about 8-10 wires, brown, brown/red, brown/white, red and cannot remember the rest.

    Is this the correct connector to splice into??

    And the brown/red wire is the one I need to splice into.

    Many thanks
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    Yaeh thats the right connector. The brown/red goes earth when the doors locked I would be surprised if there was a red wire in there so with your car havcing aftermarket electric windows you will probably have to run the power into the car

    You will possibly have a red/blue and a red/white wire but these will be from the door barrel
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    Sorry to be a pain, but are you now saying that I shouldn`t splice into the brown/red wire of the connector??

    I haven`t wired the door pins yet, thought I`d wait.
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    Yes it's fine to connect into the brown/red wire for the earth I was just saying make sure about the red wire as i'd be surprised if there was one in that connector
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