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I like using a mirror because you can see exactly how much foot pressure it takes to turn the lights off and on.

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Sorry Ray, I've just logged on. I didn't get out of bed yesterday as I was in too much pain and had to have my arm back in a sling it's strange that to some people it's seen and others aren't able to see it. I did it the same way as you showed me by using manage attachments. On the second post where there should be 2 I did one from attach and the other from manage attachments my number is615-861-0946 you can give me a call when you are able to I'm in the garage messing with the lights or getting ready to rather

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Hey John, I'm going to try something different today going to close my garage door down to see just how well that works. My wife bought me a scweegy or how ever they are spelled. It's adjustable so I can fit it right in and tighten it to the length it needs to be at and put the scweegy part on the pedal. Works really well.
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I like using a mirror because you can see exactly how much foot pressure it takes to turn the lights off and on.

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That's also a good way you have to think outside the box when it comes to stuff like this and you are the only person around.
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I use an appropriate length of 2"X1" timber wedged between the brake pedal and the front of the drivers seat.
I have an electric seat so once I have the wood in place I can push the button to move the seat forward enough to make the brake lights come on.
That way there's no twisting around, putting mirrors in place etc plus you can see if ALL the bulbs are working.

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I padded the end of the wood with a folded rag taped onto the wood to minimise any chance of damaging the seat.
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That is a good one Ray because when I did it both ways I saw the attach and the number of the picture file I actually went to my computer to do it and uploaded it from there.
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Ickaber and DK are you able to see them from the original post and the second post that I put both into one post? Also I did find an actual question in this. In the diagram the wiring for the drivers side lights they have a color that each wire is to be but there looks to be an arrow beside it I'm not quite sure if it is or not. If it does have an arrow the second wire would be the Green W/ orange tracer and the first wire doesn't have a wire color. And that won't work that way
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...In the diagram the wiring for the drivers side lights they have a color that each wire is to be but there looks to be an arrow beside it I'm not quite sure if it is or not. If it does have an arrow the second wire would be the Green W/ orange tracer and the first wire doesn't have a wire color. And that won't work that way
Does your car have backup lights? Some Squarebirds came without backup lights.

If you follow the first wire, the one with no color, you will discover it feeds the backup lights

The diagram shows, Green-Orange feeds the Left Hand stop/turn signal lamp. Also notice, there is a bullet connector shown for that wire at the LH lamp.

Wire colors can be read in two ways. Green-Orange can mean the wire is green with an orange trace OR the wire can be solid green with an orange connector. Pay close attention to the connector colors and this scheme will start to make sense to you. Post pictures, and let's see what you have. - Dave
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Ickaber and DK are you able to see them from the original post and the second post that I put both into one post?
I was able to see all three yesterday before the change. I'm using Chrome.
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I see the OP graphic now, and I'm using Chrome.
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Thanks I will try this when I get home. I had all 4 tail lights as of when I left and started out having the far left light with a turn signal and the passenger inner with a turn signal I was able to get them fed so that now it's on both far side lights. I don't know if all 4 are supposed to light or not, also I do have one reverse light that is hooked up the drivers side only has the wires for it. While I'm out I'm going to hit the parts store and see if I can find one. For the drivers side. As of now I put that wire out of the way for now so that I can worry about it later. In doing the switching of the wires some times I get a super bright light and I unplug it because something is wrong with it or maybe it is plugged in as a brake light. Because as of. Ow I have no brakes. The last time I worked with it a couple of days ago I had one brake light and it was center drivers side.



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Does your car have backup lights? Some Squarebirds came without backup lights.

If you follow the first wire, the one with no color, you will discover it feeds the backup lights

The diagram shows, Green-Orange feeds the Left Hand stop/turn signal lamp. Also notice, there is a bullet connector shown for that wire at the LH lamp.

Wire colors can be read in two ways. Green-Orange can mean the wire is green with an orange trace OR the wire can be solid green with an orange connector. Pay close attention to the connector colors and this scheme will start to make sense to you. Post pictures, and let's see what you have. - Dave
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