Aux switch wiring?

this, i run all my backlight directly through upfitter 6. i didn't suggest this purely cause he already has the harnesses and i assume he doesnt want to start hacking them up. (like i did to all of mine)
Yah gotcha, I guess I was thinking that the harness may have a terminal wire for for triggering their respective relays within the harness. I was thinking maybe he can just tap those three pins together and run to the bay. I'm not even familiar with the harnesses for those lights I'll google them to see what they look like. I'm sure it won't be easy however, sounds like you have experience with the harnesses. 👍
 
Thank you all for your help and responses! I will most likely be hacking up the harnesses and running the BACKLIGHTING all off of one switch. The RADIANCE PODS backlighting draws next to nothing. Pretty sure I should be good running all six backlighting off one switch. I might be back with more questions once I get deeper into the installation. Thanks again.
 
Good evening,

Does anyone have a wiring schematic for the upfitter switches in a 2023 Tremor (or know what color wires go to which upfitter switch)?

Thanks!
Machine
 
Good evening,

Does anyone have a wiring schematic for the upfitter switches in a 2023 Tremor (or know what color wires go to which upfitter switch)?

Thanks!
Machine
It’s in your manual on the head unit. Should be the same as previous years as well that have been posted on here.

If you’re gearing up to install some items, check out the harness thread that is at the top banner on the site for a new harness meant to make the upfitters much easier to hook up to accessories.

 
Good evening,

Does anyone have a wiring schematic for the upfitter switches in a 2023 Tremor (or know what color wires go to which upfitter switch)?

Thanks!
Machine
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Just thought I'd add the 2023 wiring info for the upfitter switches. Thanks Cblaxx19 and others for the info on where to find this. I don't think it's changed from previous years, but I'll post it here in a sec.
 
I just did some wiring today for my radar detector, I used #5 upfitter switch for this , #6 will be for my dash cam, just so you know, the two sets of wiring by the battery, one set with the red tape is already ran to the switches, and if you're going to use a one of the upfitter switches for something inside the cab you have to connect the two wires together from both of the harnesses by the battery for the ones inside , by the fuse box behind the kick panel, to get them to work.
 
LMAO! I took the same photo today in my truck.
But if you do a search in the "owners manual"😔 for "auxiliary switches" it come back with no results.:mad:
 

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LMAO! I took the same photo today in my truck.
But if you do a search for "auxiliary switches" it come back with no results.:mad:
Exactly- which is why I first came to this forum. Thanks for making it easy, Ford! But, it is somewhere in the tangled depths of the digital manual.

I still haven't found the relay box for the upfitters, but I think those are actually different as well- possibly in the main engine compartment fuse box- see images.
 

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Exactly- which is why I first came to this forum. Thanks for making it easy, Ford! But, it is somewhere in the tangled depths of the digital manual.

I still haven't found the relay box for the upfitters, but I think those are actually different as well- possibly in the main engine compartment fuse box- see images.
I think the separate relay box is an F-250 thing.

Aside from that.
I have a pair of Rigid Cubes that draw 2.14 amps each.

Can I hook them up direct to switch #1 (10A) without using a relay?
 
Aside from that.
I have a pair of Rigid Cubes that draw 2.14 amps each.

Can I hook them up direct to switch #1 (10A) without using a relay?
Sure, you're only pulling 4.28 total on a 10 amp circuit.
 
Sure, you're only pulling 4.28 total on a 10 amp circuit.
Thats what I thought but I wanted to make sure. I do not want to let any smoke escape from my wires.;)
Thanks!
 
Would highly appreciate clarification from those more electrically inclined. Wanting to add some pod lights gor recerse, selectively, re Aux switches-

I see earlier in thread, that there is a red bundle and a white bundle, being powered and non-powered, respectively.

Does this mean there are six sets of wires in each bundle (choose one or the other, for each switch)?

And, does "powered" mean the switch will be hot when flipped, with key off, whereas white will require ACC/on to function, or am I misunderstanding the meaning of powered?

Thanks!
 
Would highly appreciate clarification from those more electrically inclined. Wanting to add some pod lights gor recerse, selectively, re Aux switches-

I see earlier in thread, that there is a red bundle and a white bundle, being powered and non-powered, respectively.

Does this mean there are six sets of wires in each bundle (choose one or the other, for each switch)?

And, does "powered" mean the switch will be hot when flipped, with key off, whereas white will require ACC/on to function, or am I misunderstanding the meaning of powered?

Thanks!
I can take a stab at this one.
There are two sets of 6 wires each.
Six of these wires go from behind the battery to inside the cab. These are the underhood pass through wires.
The other six (Power distribution box) are powered when you hit the respective switch.
If you are connecting an item inside the cab, you must select the correct switch and connect the two same-colored wires behind the battery.
This will get you a switch powered wire inside the cab.
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Have fun!
 
And, does "powered" mean the switch will be hot when flipped, with key off, whereas white will require ACC/on to function, or am I misunderstanding the meaning of powered?

Thanks!
Also to add they are powered only when ignition is on. Only superduty trucks have the option for power with key off.
 
Lobo is correct, I wanted to add to this, none of the wires are hot when the key is off, and the only ones that are hot when the key is on are the ones with the red tape around them (the bundle of 6 wires that has red tape wrapped around them), if you want to power something inside the cab with a upfitter switch, you have to connect the same color wires from each bundle, then connect the wires under the dash to things you want to use the switch for, hope this helps. the pic shows the wires by the battery, the two yellow w/orange are connected together for the #6 switch to power my dash cam, and the two blue/orange #5 switch are for my radar detector. The red wire coming out of the loom is my yellow fog lights to the violet/green wire which are the #1 switch.
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Thanks all! That clarifies things. I guess my follow up question is, what are some examples you'd use the white bundle for, inside cab? I'm sure they're out there, just can't think of any. CB? 😊 Did find my old Radio Shack unit the other day from Jeep, and thought about throwing it in there, to let kids have fun with PA horn, ha.
 
This is probably redundant upon redundant at this point but…

White bundle is the pass through. Red bundle is hot. So when hooking up external lights to aux 1, attach the lights to the violet wire with a green stripe in the red bundle.

For hooking up my dash lights, I’d attach the violet wire with green stripe from the red bundle to the violet wire with green stripe from the white bundle, then attach my lights to the violet wire with green stripe under the passenger footwell (red/hot wire only).

In either situation mount the black/negative wire to the vehicle ground points.

In-cab for radio, siren (where appropriate), nav units, emergency lights (where appropriate)…
 

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