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post #1 of 8 Old 02-05-2010, 08:45 AM Thread Starter
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Hardtop Dome Light Wiring

I have found a CJ hardtop but haven't looked at it yet. The seller said that it has the dome light but no wiring. Can someone either post a pic or describe how the dome light is wired?

Thanks in advance,


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post #2 of 8 Old 02-05-2010, 09:04 AM
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Just a plug. If you look in the back drivers corner of your Jeep, the plug should be there. It works off of your headlight switch; you turn the knob to the left and it turns on your underdash/ courtesy lights and the hardtop light.

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I have found a CJ hardtop but haven't looked at it yet. The seller said that it has the dome light but no wiring. Can someone either post a pic or describe how the dome light is wired?

Thanks in advance,
i have the plug a lot of them get broken its alot eaiser to just get one or 2 of those led tap lights they sell at the hardware store they come with velcro and are a lot brighter then stock

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i need an nv3550 any one need a hardtop
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If your cj never had a hard top on it, that harness will not be pluged in. Follow the wires from the back to the front near the e-brake pedal, if its plugged in you're ready to go if not, locate the other end and plug it in.
If the jeep came with a factory soft top they left them unplugged.
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Hardtop Dome Light Wiring

Thanks, unfortunately I don't have the wiring, but I don't think it will be to tough to wire it into the interior light switch.

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If your cj never had a hard top on it, that harness will not be pluged in. Follow the wires from the back to the front near the e-brake pedal, if its plugged in you're ready to go if not, locate the other end and plug it in.
If the jeep came with a factory soft top they left them unplugged.
My 85 was a factory soft top and it had the plug....I thought they all had them.

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Thanks, unfortunately I don't have the wiring, but I don't think it will be to tough to wire it into the interior light switch.
What flavor of CJ do you have then? All the ones I have looked at had the extra orange and black wires running to the back tub corner inside the harness. You might have to pull open the harness to find them.

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Thanks Mike, I will look inside the harness.

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