In life, there are some things that are just not cool. Catching fire due to a lame-ass electrical job is one of those things, so make sure you understand what you are doing before randomly cutting and “twist and taping” wires.
Duration: 0,5h to 2h
- Digital Multimeter
- Splice connectors
First of all you should find out if the rear lights are linked to the CAN-BUS (the car’s computer) or not. The easiest way to tell is to check the car’s user manual and see if the car is able display any kind of “burnt bulb” error for the rear lights. If it does, then that is a real tell sign that the rear lights are CAN-BUS linked.