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Linking front foot well lights to ambient lights?

icefree

Member
Apr 8, 2017
196
335
Northern VA
Has anyone attempted to link the front foot well lights to the ambient lights in the doors? On the Model 3, I noticed that the foot well lights are on at night. On the Model S, the foot wells are pitch black at night, and I thought it would be nice to have it linked to the ambient light setting. I know it could/should be controlled via software, but the likelihood of having that feature added is probably very low, So before I go and tear apart the door to figure out the wiring harness, I was wondering if anyone has figured this out already.

I have the upgraded extra bright LED foot well lights, I'll likely cut an extra hole in the liner and install the original lights as secondary ambient lights. I guess I could just add the secondary lights and have them wired to a switched 12V source, so they would be on anytime the car is on, but I thought it would be clever to link it to the ambient light toggle.
 

redbaronace

Member
Jan 29, 2014
90
38
seattle
Model S is supposed to receive ambient footwell lights via firmware update?

I would love to have some lighting in the footwell area. It is so dark up front.

I am adding the light in the center console via the usb mod that was posted in another thread.

If I could have some additional footwell lighting would be great.
 

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