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Hella 1000 black magic no power

Installed brand new kit wired everything up with the exception of a purple wire that is supposed to tap off high beam (+) wire. I however, ran this purple wire to the accessory wire so that when the ignition is on I have the option to turn the lights on and off instead of only when the high beams are on. Positive red wire is ran to the battery, the ground wire is ran straight to the ground on the battery. The purple, yellow, and black wires for the switch are ran to the lighted switch that was supplied. The switch as well doesn't even light up. Any ideas what I done wrong? Like I said the only thing is the purple wire that taps into the high beam (+).

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