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Low Beam Fuses/Relay question

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My low beam has separate fuse for each side at the fusebox question is can i run the 2 wires to a single relay to control the lights or must i keep them separated and use 2 relays?

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Yes you can run just one relay to the low beams. I would run a second one for the high beams too.

Remember the relays works by getting power from the switched wire to switch on the lights, powered direct from the battery (not through the switch). The fuse is before the switch and can stay there. Get relays with a mini spade fuse in them, for the high current to the lights (keeps the engine bay a little neater).

Most people put the relays near the other relays for the car (above the battery on the passenger side).

HTH Beaner7102 (on the other side of the ditch)

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appears to get its main power (30) via the green wire from the ignition switch through the fusebox, this stops high current going through the light switch but the ignition switch will still have the full current through it? This seems to defeat the purpose of a relay, should i add an additional relay to reduce current to the ignition switch or am i missing something?

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