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I'm installing a Speedhut gauge face overlay and would like to know which wires coming off the headlight switch I should tap into so the face lights up when I turn the headlights on.
 

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I've installed three Speedhut gauges over the years (different colors), but ran the wire into the fuse slots for the light switch--forget which fuse # it was; the Focus Hacks website indicates Fuse #47, if that helps. That is, I pulled out the fuse, stuck the wire into the slot for the fuse, then pushed the fuse over top of the wire. There may be a new design, but that's what I did back in 2006, and it's worked like a charm since 2006.

Also, I just wrapped the ground wire around a screw I found underneath near the fuse box.

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Scott
 

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Thanks Scott,

Read the thread over there and got the information I was looking for. Wire off the headlight switch is orange with blue stripe.

I know how to ground it. I did a different BEM indiglo (reverse glow) face on a previous Focus, and couldn't remember which of the many wires coming off the back of the switch was the one I needed.

Will work on it tomorrow when its warmer out.
 

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Finished. Ran into trouble since the screw I chose on the fuse panel wasn't a ground. Couldn't figure it out, tested the overlay with a 9V, and it works. Ran a wire from the battery to make sure the ground was right, and voila. Decided to use a screw on the body/frame where the dash is attached.

Wish they were brighter though...
 
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