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Fog Light Dash Switch

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Pster, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. Jan 26, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    Pster

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    I know there have been other thread discussions on this, but was never sure if the discussions addressed the existing fog light switch ('06 model). Here is my question: The existing switch lights up when depressed, but it also is lit up when the lights are on but it is not depressed. Consequently, I am never quite sure if my fog lights are on or off just by looking at the switch quickly while driving. Can the switch be made to not light up when it is not depressed, even if the truck lights are on?
     
  2. Jan 26, 2009 at 10:37 AM
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    jdkeller

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    Well on mine(ours should be the same), the fogs lights cannot come on without the headlights on. So even if it is depressed and my headlights are off, the fogs are off as well. I just leave the fog light switch depressed. that way whenever i turn my lights on, the fogs will be on. Whenever my lights are off, the fogs are off.

    I know there is a mod to switch it where you can have the fogs come on without the headlights....but that is up to you.
     
  3. Jan 26, 2009 at 10:41 AM
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    harshest

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  4. Jan 26, 2009 at 10:58 AM
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    Pster

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    hmmmm...pretty involved mod, thanks harshest. I may stay with what I have.
     
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