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Hot wire in reverse light- which one is it?

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Chandlerarms, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. Chandlerarms

    Chandlerarms Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    I want to wire my Whelen back up siren to the reverse light. I think it's a green wire. Is this correct? My goal is to go from "hot" red wire from siren to all weather toggle switch to hot reverse wire. Then the black "ground" to the lens ground wire. This will allow me to easily turn off the siren after the winter plow season, and avoid running it to the cab.

    Also- the siren fits nicely behind the lens housing (with magnets), but not sure if this will muffle the siren too much? Has anyone does this?

    Trucks a 2001 Silverado.

  2. Herm Witte

    Herm Witte Senior Member
    Messages: 595

    Use a test light to check
  3. Philbilly2

    Philbilly2 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,797

    light green
  4. Chandlerarms

    Chandlerarms Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    Thanks! I will check the green wire with a test light!

    Will let everyone know how it goes. Hopefully this weekend.
  5. RepoMan1968

    RepoMan1968 Senior Member
    Messages: 439

    solid brown / white stripe
  6. Chandlerarms

    Chandlerarms Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    I think its the green. Got a pic.

    Light 2 med.jpg
  7. joshg

    joshg Senior Member
    from VT
    Messages: 142

  8. F350plowing

    F350plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 481

    It was green on my truck