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Any time fog light failure. Help.

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by clc, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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    clc

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    Ok, I made a newbie mistake. I jumped the gun and did the "anytime fog light mod" on my new 2012. I thought everything was going great when I started it up and-Nothing.. Then I realized the mod I just did was wrong. I found a different mod for anytime fogs for the 2012's.

    My problem now is my check engine light and traction light are now on.....OMG, what did I do? Did I damage my truck? Is there any easy fix? Stupid newbie mistake! Please help.
     
  2. Feb 4, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    Get a multimeter and check your fuses.
     
  3. Feb 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM
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    take it to the dealership...I wouldn't be trying to reset the check engine light myself.

    ^ above sounds better if you have one
     
  4. Feb 4, 2012 at 6:04 PM
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    dealership will say, whats all this shit you got goin on here. and charge you out the ass.


    my suggestion. unhook the battery, go watch some tv, then rehook the battery. gotta start somewhere, this is an easy place to start.
     
  5. Feb 4, 2012 at 6:05 PM
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    Do not panick! You probably just blew a fuse. Figure out which one, and why, fix it, then pull the negative battery cable for a few minutes to reset the warning lights. If you can't get the light reset that way, then yeah, you need to take it in, but that usually works for me.
     
  6. Feb 4, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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    Thanks for the responses, what gets me is that I thought I was doing everything right. Everything matched up, I thought. The relay and wires where the same on my truck as the mod on the post.. I didn't know there was a separate mod for the 2102s. If thats the case what is so different on the 2012's.
     
  7. Feb 4, 2012 at 7:54 PM
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    Disconnected the neg battery terminal and it worked, Check engine light off. Do I dare try the 2012 anytime fog light mod. Can anyone tell me why the mods are so different.
     
  8. Feb 4, 2012 at 7:55 PM
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    just yty unplug the battery after a few hpurs, plug it back in, i believe it will be all get reset, if not, just go to any auto shop out there, ask them help you to reset.
    don't panic
     
  9. Feb 4, 2012 at 7:58 PM
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    If none of this works, I would undo everything you did, including the mod, take anything you added out, take it to the dealer and play dumb
     
  10. Feb 10, 2012 at 8:56 PM
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    ^ haaa thats what i was thinking reading alll these posts!
     
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