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Hi everyone,

First post here. Wasn't sure what to search for... Since day one, my LED light (brake light/running light) on my storage box/rear seat does not work. How is it supposed to be connected? Sorry for my english, I am canadian french.

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Welcome to GC. What box do you have? It will be a matter of tapping into your brake light wiring.
 

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The only items I'm able to find on their site under "elite" are things like bumpers. Maybe a discontinued item? Post up some pics of your box and the wiring supplied for the brake light. Also, check the documentation that came with the box. I bet we can get you squared away. You'll most likely need a tester light to determine which wires to splice where. A service manual should tell you which wire is which on your machine. You can download one for your machine at tradebit.com. Hold off on that for a bit, though. I'm sure a member or two that has experience in this area will post up before long.

I see you have been a member since 2011. Perhaps my welcome was a bit late. lol
 

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I used a 4 wire flat trailer connector kit to fire up my light on the cargo box. If you remove the box for whatever reason you don't want a bare live connector under the seat. Wire the female side to the Griz and the male side to the box.
 
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I used a 4 wire flat trailer connector kit to fire up my light on the cargo box. If you remove the box for whatever reason you don't want a bare live connector under the seat. Wire the female side to the Griz and the male side to the box.
This is very simple and clever . Good one reogem!
 

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I used a 4 wire flat trailer connector kit to fire up my light on the cargo box. If you remove the box for whatever reason you don't want a bare live connector under the seat. Wire the female side to the Griz and the male side to the box.
Sounds like a good idea, but from where your brake signal come from? (for your light on your box)
 

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You'll have to tap into the wires going to the brake light. This may involve some disassembly to get to a good spot to tap into them with the connector. A simple inspection of the area will give you a good idea of what will be required.
 
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Using a quick-splice connector?

Thanks for the idea.
If it were mine, I'd solder in the connections. Those quick spice connectors are fine until stuff gets wet and starts corroding. These are the conditions our machines are often subjected to. Once your connections are complete, you can then use liquid electical tape on them and then tape and / or heat shrink the crap out of them to keep them protected. There's vids out there on soldering if it's not in your skill set (yet). There's not much to it. Here's the best vid I have found on the topic:
A "how to" thread on this might be helpful for current and future members if you're able and willing. I haven't seen such a thread on this particular topic. If you are willing, here's a thread on how to post pics where they show up large in your thread.
http://www.grizzlycentral.com/forum/pictures-videos/93258-posting-pics-using-bb-code-gc-your-thread.html
Good luck!! If you get stumped on anything, we're here to help.
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Using a quick-splice connector?

Thanks for the idea.
Tap into the brake wire, the tail light wire, and the common wire.
Soldering and heat shrink tubing or tape is best.
heat shrink Bullet connectors are ok.
Never use the wire piecing fold over connectors that sometimes come with the flat trailer connectors.
 
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