Where do I connect the LED light strips to within the fuse box?

Asked by Feb 25, 2015 at 11:30 AM about the 2004 Mitsubishi Galant LS

Question type: Car Customization

Hi, I bought these LED strips to put under my dash. Basically it's just a black light strip
with 2 wires at the end (red and black). It says all I have to do is connect it to any 12v
source. So I was going to do that in the power box (I am aware that the lights will stay on
as long as my car is on). After I open the fuse box, I have no idea what to do, what
connects to where and where I am supposed to attach the red and black wires. How
would I do this? And also, I get that for the driver side I have a fuse box to connect it to,
but what about the passenger side? Where do I connect the wires?
Thanks!

2 Answers

22,290

Connect both sets of lights to the same junction point in the fuse box. Don't make extra work for yourself by doing it twice. Black wire is always ground. You will need to remove a screw or nut under the dash that is a metal ground point.(usually near the fuse box is one with a bunch of wires fastened to it) Crimp on a U or round connector to the black wires from the lights. Fasten the new connector with the other wires to ground. The red wires need to be connected to the fuse box. I would use the radio fuse for this. They make a metal clip that allows you to pull the fuse, hook the clip to the fuse, reinstall the fuse and it will give you a tab to slide a crimped female spade connector to it. So a trip to Radio shack, or any hardware store will help with getting the connectors unless you already have them

1 people found this helpful.
22,290

If you wanted to put in a inline switch this would be the time to do it. Then you can turn the lights on and off when you wanted to while the car was on.

Your Answer

Mitsubishi Galant Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    820
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    800
  • #3
    Daniel Foster
    Reputation
    610
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Lancer
43 Great Deals out of 3,333 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Accord
424 Great Deals out of 101,059 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
10 Great Deals out of 873 listings starting at $1,488
Used Toyota Camry
761 Great Deals out of 70,900 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Civic
333 Great Deals out of 52,980 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Altima
720 Great Deals out of 70,157 listings starting at $1,495
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
10 Great Deals out of 482 listings starting at $13,998
Used Toyota Corolla
571 Great Deals out of 66,738 listings starting at $1,449
Used Hyundai Sonata
365 Great Deals out of 49,687 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Nissan Maxima
200 Great Deals out of 17,499 listings starting at $1,900
Used Mitsubishi Outlander
70 Great Deals out of 13,051 listings starting at $2,500
Used Mazda MAZDA6
152 Great Deals out of 11,014 listings starting at $1,000
Used Hyundai Elantra
423 Great Deals out of 48,041 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 3 Series
833 Great Deals out of 32,432 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 162 listings starting at $3,500
2011 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
110 listings starting at $5,500
2010 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
56 listings starting at $2,999
2009 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
92 listings starting at $4,495
2008 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
38 listings starting at $4,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.