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Anybody have an idea where I might be able to purchase a connector for the existing factory connection that’s already wired in the harness? I have a 21’ Pro FXT base model which doesn’t have the extra headlight but is wired for it. Going to add lights and would like to use the existing connection if possible.
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Anybody have an idea where I might be able to purchase a connector for the existing factory connection that’s already wired in the harness? I have a 21’ Pro FXT base model which doesn’t have the extra headlight but is wired for it. Going to add lights and would like to use the existing connection if possible. View attachment 76178
That looks exactly like it, thanks for the information on it
Is this wire ran to another switch or location than the outside headlight wires? Checked it for power and nothing.
 

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My guess is there is a switch connector (not being used) under the dash that those connect to.
Most likely an 8 way connector (could be 10 way) I'll guess green color, since that's what Kawasaki uses for the inner LED front lights, but could be any of these colors (see attachment, only top three shown)
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Anybody have an idea where I might be able to purchase a connector for the existing factory connection that’s already wired in the harness? I have a 21’ Pro FXT base model which doesn’t have the extra headlight but is wired for it. Going to add lights and would like to use the existing connection if possible. View attachment 76178
Hey Micahb02, did you get to find that male connector ?
 

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So I have the correct connector now. Here's the problem - factory wiring has 3 wires - red, black and red/yellow. Aftermarket LED's have 2 wires - red and black. I'm not savvy enough to find the right combination that the LED's come on when plugged in, tried regular low beam and high beams. Any help?
 

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So I have the correct connector now. Here's the problem - factory wiring has 3 wires - red, black and red/yellow. Aftermarket LED's have 2 wires - red and black. I'm not savvy enough to find the right combination that the LED's come on when plugged in, tried regular low beam and high beams. Any help?
This is the extra connector for addition front lights, not the connector used for current headlight?
If so, you also need a switch.
The wiring diagram I have shows wire colors for headlights, and inner LED lights: Red/Black, Red/Yellow, and Black/Yellow.
Red/Black is High beam
Red/Yellow is Low beam
Black/Yellow is ground
Check posts #7 and #8 about a switch, switch connector.
Your LEDs probably use Red for 12v input, and Black for ground.
 

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This is the extra connector for addition front lights, not the connector used for current headlight?
If so, you also need a switch.
The wiring diagram I have shows wire colors for headlights, and inner LED lights: Red/Black, Red/Yellow, and Black/Yellow.
Red/Black is High beam
Red/Yellow is Low beam
Black/Yellow is ground
Check posts #7 and #8 about a switch, switch connector.
Your LEDs probably use Red for 12v input, and Black for ground.
Yes, the extra Sumitomo connection that would normally go to the secondary headlights on a Ranch edition or LE model.

I was hoping there was a method to wire the headlights in using the existing connection so that another switch isn't required - Ideally they would only come on when my high beams are turned on, but doesn't seem to be the case here, at least not that i can figure out. Really don't want to spend $180 on a set of factory lights.
 

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I suppose it would be possible to tie the power wire for the aftermarket lights into the red/black high beam lights on the main lights, wouldn't it? That would only have them come on with high beam engaged, correct?
 

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I suppose it would be possible to tie the power wire for the aftermarket lights into the red/black high beam lights on the main lights, wouldn't it? That would only have them come on with high beam engaged, correct?
Yes, you can tie into the high beam wire (red/black from the headlight switch). You will also need a ground connection.
See posts #7 & 8. Look for this switch connector (not connected to anything) From it, jumper the red/black to the red/black of the headlight switch (high beam wire). You will also need to jumper the black/yellow wire to ground, or another black/yellow wire that is already connected to ground. This is if you are connecting the lights to connectors of the factory harness.
 

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Yes, you can tie into the high beam wire (red/black from the headlight switch). You will also need a ground connection.
See posts #7 & 8. Look for this switch connector (not connected to anything) From it, jumper the red/black to the red/black of the headlight switch (high beam wire). You will also need to jumper the black/yellow wire to ground, or another black/yellow wire that is already connected to ground. This is if you are connecting the lights to connectors of the factory harness.
I figure if I just connect to the high beams, I'll connect to the wire going to the factory headlights and to my common ground. That should, in theory, have the secondary lights only come on when the high beams are engaged. Will be a much simpler and easier install versus trying to use the factory connections, at least in this application.
 
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