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2013 Fog Light anytime w/ fuse...step by step

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by V5ioV, May 26, 2013.

  1. Aug 3, 2013 at 4:14 PM
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    SpruceJPG

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    Very nice write up! I have tried doing this on my 2013 SR5, but the open spots in the fuse box are not hot/wired. Just empty... like the feeling in my heart when I realized I still cant turn on just my fog lights.

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  2. Aug 3, 2013 at 4:36 PM
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    imagine what I felt when I just did the wiring and all that happened was my headlights would go on, even in the off position. fml.
     
  3. Aug 3, 2013 at 5:11 PM
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    I like this mod, but wondering if the plastic housing will hold up to long term use. I did this to my Miata's fog lights and the plastic bulb holder melted after less than a year's use on both sides. Yes they were factory bulbs.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2013 at 6:59 PM
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    thanks,

    find a hot source… preferably one thats only hot when car is on! and follow the same concept!

    I dont know for sure! but I've had mine "on" for hours, *no issues yet!
     
  5. Aug 3, 2013 at 10:58 PM
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    If you use the fog light button to turn the lights off will they turn off ? Just curious, I want to do this mod myself. Thanks for the write up
     
  6. Aug 3, 2013 at 11:20 PM
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    V5ioV

    V5ioV [OP] My drinking team has a wheeling problem

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  7. Aug 12, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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    Very nice write up with detailed pics, I just went out and did it to my '13 TRDOR and it was very easy. I really like the extra light when my high beams are on, thanks
     
  8. Aug 12, 2013 at 8:20 PM
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    V5ioV [OP] My drinking team has a wheeling problem

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    Glad it help!
     
  9. Aug 14, 2013 at 11:48 AM
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    Does this mod make your fogs go on in the middle of the night or just go on random times? I've been reading some posts saying that sometimes those things happen.
     
  10. Aug 14, 2013 at 2:41 PM
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    V5ioV

    V5ioV [OP] My drinking team has a wheeling problem

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    nope! only when you manually turn them on…. but w this mod you can turn them on at any time…regardless of which light mode you got on or even while all your other lights are off…. also they will always come off when you shut the ignition!
     
  11. Aug 14, 2013 at 3:11 PM
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    Naholo808

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    Awesome.. I'll try it out soon! ;)
     
  12. Sep 27, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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    Thanks for the write up, I will do this in the near future when time allows. Should be very helpful!
     
  13. Sep 27, 2013 at 8:24 PM
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    V5ioV

    V5ioV [OP] My drinking team has a wheeling problem

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    Thanks for checking the write-up out! good luck!
     
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  14. Oct 7, 2013 at 9:51 AM
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    Question - is there any sort of 'switch' I can add to the wiring to shut the mod off?

    It wont pass inspection where I live and it would be nice to just "flip the mod off" without DC'ing anything to quickly get inspected and then turn it back on. Thoughts?
     
  15. Oct 7, 2013 at 12:57 PM
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    Take out the blue relay circled in red, bend the tab on the top right (as if it were facing down like it is installed in the truck, just like in your picture) using an add a circuit, crimp a blade connector on to the end of the wire, slide it on the tab you bent from the relay. Remove the 10 amp fuse circled in red, place the add a circuit in its place, replacing the 10 amp fuse into the empty slot in the add a circuit, add a 5 amp fuse to the second slot to fuse your fog lights to avoid blowing your 10 amp ignition fuse if something goes wrong down the road.

    Here is a link to a mini add a circuit, you should be able to pick one up at your local auto parts store for a few bucks, make sure you get the mini blade fuse so it will fit in the ignition fuse's place. PM me if you have any more questions about how to do it.
    http://www.superbrightleds.com/more...gleBaseChild&gclid=CNLZ2L3BhboCFSVgMgod9m0ASg

    It should look like this when you're done.
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    Also, just FYI, using this method, if you leave the switch in the cab turned on, approximately 4-5 hours after you turn the truck off, the fogs will come on for about 90 seconds, the ignition system powers up briefly to run some emission control systems in the truck. So don't panic if your fogs come on...it is normal and won't hurt anything.
     
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    I have had zero issues with the safety inspections on my truck with this mod for the past six years.
     
  17. Oct 7, 2013 at 3:24 PM
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    V5ioV [OP] My drinking team has a wheeling problem

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    Never knew there were places that check the fogs at the time of inspection!!!
     
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  18. Oct 8, 2013 at 6:17 AM
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    I've had them checked on a prior vehicle - just depends how thorough the inspection is.
     
  19. Oct 20, 2013 at 12:45 AM
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    Thanks for azchris for the orginal post, and Naholo808 for the write up, followed these instructions w/o issue and I am very happy with the result.

    Materials

    1x mini auto inline fuse holder 16ga - $1.50
    1x 15a mini auto fuse - $0.60
    1x male quick disconnects - $0.10
    1x female quick disconnect - $0.10

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    On a 2013 there are no female connectors going to the empty SEAT HTR relay in the fuse box, so I spliced the male connector in with the male connector of the AC SKT (gray) relay as described; required just a little filing down to fit. Works exactly as per normal but I can turn on my fogs with my high-beams now!
     
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  20. Oct 20, 2013 at 2:58 PM
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    Nice!!! Dont credit me. Credit 2006KJ!!
     
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