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Fog Lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by tanktodd, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. Aug 6, 2009 at 6:40 AM
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    tanktodd

    tanktodd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone tell me how to get my fog lights on with only the parking lights. My fogs won't work unless the headlights are on..thanks
     
  2. Aug 6, 2009 at 6:47 AM
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    carmellocafe

    carmellocafe Begin With The End In Mind.

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    Check the "Mods & Tutorials" tab at top. I think there is a "daytime running lights" mod. in there.:)
     
  3. Aug 6, 2009 at 7:07 AM
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    JeffRock

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  4. Aug 6, 2009 at 7:14 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    You want to do the Fog Light on Anytime mod:

    Several ways to do this, but this one was the easiest for me, and I haven't had them come on 4-hours after turning the ignition off like other methods cause. Apparently at least one other method ties into some ignition or emissions circuit that turns on 4 hours after the truck is turned off to deal with emissions so the fogs come on for a few minutes. I parked in front of my living room window for a year after doing this and never saw them come on once so.....

    Tools/items needed:
    • wire stripper
    • 1 quick splice
    • 1 female blade connector
    • 6" of wire
    • drill/bit same diameter as wire
    • shrink tube/electrical tape to reinforce crimp connection (optional)
    1. Locate the green wire on the plug in the pic
    2. splice into it
    3. run the wire to the fog light relay through a hole to keep it low and not hit the cover
    4. crimp on the female blade connector onto the wire
    5. pull the fog relay and bend the terminal in the pic to the side
    6. put the female blade connector onto the bent terminal on the fog relay
    7. replace fog relay
    [​IMG]

     
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  5. Feb 24, 2010 at 9:56 AM
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    bruce1271

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    Chris, What is the green wire? Is it always on power? What are we bypassing on the relay since one terminal is not plugged in now?
     
  6. Feb 24, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    GSRON

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    Bypassing nothing. The switch in the dash switches the ground for the trigger side of the relay on and off. Your just giving the trigger side a new 12v power source. The relay only needs about 1/10th of an amp to operate so you can get that trigger voltage almost anywhere...... RON
     
  7. Feb 26, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    dog tired

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    Is this mod working with the 2010 models ?
     
  8. Feb 26, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    dog tired

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    So could you run this straight to the pos on the battery and avoid splicing into wires ?
     
  9. Feb 26, 2010 at 9:45 AM
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    SmoothFox

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