Puddle lights and footwell lights fitted

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Re: Puddle lights and footwell lights fitted

Post by lapalmeraie » Thu Jan 28, 2021 12:06 pm

Hi Mitch

The sets I used in the video where plug and play but that is in the cigarette lighter... Not the neatest solution imho.
The are not plug & play in the original connector behind the kick panel, that is for the OEM footwells only.
So please watch the video tutorial and all your questions will be answered. ;)

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Re: Puddle lights and footwell lights fitted

Post by Mitch40 » Thu Jan 28, 2021 12:24 pm

Hi Niek,
Thank you so much for your quick reply, ill have a look at the video and see if its something I can do, I've Just realised its your YT channel I've been watching your videos since I got my Qashqai haha
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Re: Puddle lights and footwell lights fitted

Post by lapalmeraie » Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:01 pm

:D Cool ;)
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Re: Puddle lights and footwell lights fitted

Post by Mitch40 » Sat Jan 30, 2021 5:05 pm

Well took the plunge and fitted the footwell light kit (KE630HV51A), just need to wait for it to get dark to see the full effect.

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Re: Puddle lights and footwell lights fitted

Post by lapalmeraie » Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:08 am

Nice! Didn't know the OEM version was fitted on the side kick panel.

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Re: Puddle lights and footwell lights fitted

Post by Mitch40 » Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:50 am

To be honest I thought that they would fit somewhere near the OBD port and shine down, when I read the instructions and it said to drill a hole in the kick panel it threw me a bit.
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Re: Puddle lights and footwell lights fitted

Post by Rede » Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:53 pm

RiveriaMan wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:39 pm
Hi Rede

If you watch the video I linked to earlier in this discussion (credit to La Palmeraie for this) then you can see you have two options to power your home made puddle lights the way you are likely to want them to work.
Either use wires at the M54 connector (located behind glove box) (violet & brown) or the R14 connector (Violet & Red) located at the interior light dome.

I did not fancy taking all the glovebox/dash apart to find the elusive M54 connector so went for the easier option of the R14 as I had done before for the footwell lights.

So I would suggest trying the R14 (violet & red) wires as I know from my experience that it works.

But as you have already taken your car apart then it should work with the Violet & Brown wires of the M54.

Which you have said you have tried, but did you have a door open at the time of testing as this would most likely override anything and also (think not possible to do without being outside) you need to be outside of the vehicle with the key to properly lock which again may be effecting things if you are not doing this. Screen shots from video below, Hope this helps.1682F877-E54A-40A4-BFE6-1A345D267274.png5F1EE3FF-F598-4137-8B0C-767D83A4DECF.png
Thanks RiveriaMan, I'm sorry I didn't answer earlier but I really had a lot to do, I finally finished installing the puddle lights and footwell lights, here is the result.https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... sp=sharing Many thanks also to lapalmeraie for the video. :)

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Re: Puddle lights and footwell lights fitted

Post by RiveriaMan » Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:22 pm

Look good, what did you use as a carrier to actually mount the puddle lights into and then fix to the underside of the vehicle? The original Nissan version looks like square plastic cable conduit.
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