Wiring a High Level Brake Light

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Hi All

Purchased and fitted a high level brake light unit on my Nissan Serena, two wires, one black which is ground and a red and green which goes to a power supply.
The nearest supply would be from the brake lights, the brake lights are dual purpose with the side lights. Wired to the bulbs as follows....

Drivers side
1 green and red into connector then out as green and yellow
1 green and red into connector then out as green and white
1 black into connector then out black (ground)

Passenger side
1 green and red into connector then out as green and yellow
1 red and blue into connector then out as green and white
1 black into connector then out as black (ground)

Do I scotchlok the green and red before it enters the connector or
Can I scotchlok to the green and yellow assuming this is the power cable, I will test light first.
Does it matter which side do I choose, passenger or drivers.
Would you recommend a seperate ground supply

Any advice would be truly appreciated
 
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As you have found, the stop/tail bulb has two filaments in one bulb.....one will be 21w (stop) and the other 5w (tail).
Do establish which wire supplies which before you scotchlok into it ( use a meter or a 12v testing screwdriver).
If you can, provide a separate earth connection for the new lamp unit rather than a scotchlok - a self tapping screw and ring terminal is best.
You can use whichever lamp unit is easiest for your connections.
John :)
 
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