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Old 07-05-2011, 08:30 AM
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Default Bull Bar fog Lights w/ OEM switch

I attached the lights ran the wires and fuses and all attached it to the OEM switch (modded my bezel to house 2 fog light switches) but i have a problem. When the lights are off the image of the light and squiggle lines light up and when the lights are on the green bar does not light up. Anyone have any solutions to this. I know Buggman has the wire harness he sells but trying to save some money and just looking for the diagram.

The switch unit has an orange, a blue a black and a red wire from it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Also what color fog bulbs does everyone recommend Yellow or match my Hyperwhite headlights and stock fogs.
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Old 07-05-2011, 08:49 AM
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Default Re: Bull Bar fog Lights w/ OEM switch

Did you fuse it and attach a relay?
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Old 07-05-2011, 09:21 AM
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Default Re: Bull Bar fog Lights w/ OEM switch

i did not attach a relay but did inline fuse the setup. And thanks for the switch it works perfect other then this wiring issue.
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Old 07-05-2011, 09:23 AM
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yellow will be the most useful for fog
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Old 07-05-2011, 02:35 PM
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Anyone have any clue as to an answer for this????
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Old 07-06-2011, 01:17 PM
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Default Re: Bull Bar fog Lights w/ OEM switch

half of this diagram should work. (diagram shows two relays, since the guy had 4 150W lights. You can get away with a single relay if you're only using two 150W lights)

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Old 07-06-2011, 01:56 PM
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Default Re: Bull Bar fog Lights w/ OEM switch

First things first, stop using the lights immediately unless you want to burn down your truck. You can not use that switch without a relay, you are pulling way too much current through it and it is going to melt.

You need to follow Brian's diagram above (but obviously with only one of the relays, not two. So I edited it in MS Paint because I'm such an artist to remove that other relay so you don't get confused. See attached. I don't know the colors of the switch off the top of my head, but they're on the forum somewhere if you search.

The return from the fog lights is what makes the little green bar light up.
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Old 07-06-2011, 05:19 PM
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I have a How To over on R-F---you should check it out. Third one down in the Main How-To section.
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Old 07-07-2011, 06:49 AM
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Default Re: Bull Bar fog Lights w/ OEM switch

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First things first, stop using the lights immediately unless you want to burn down your truck. You can not use that switch without a relay, you are pulling way too much current through it and it is going to melt.

You need to follow Brian's diagram above (but obviously with only one of the relays, not two. So I edited it in MS Paint because I'm such an artist to remove that other relay so you don't get confused. See attached. I don't know the colors of the switch off the top of my head, but they're on the forum somewhere if you search.

The return from the fog lights is what makes the little green bar light up.
and, if it isn't obvious by the suggested fuse ratings: the heavy red (power) and black (ground) lines indicate 8ga or 10ga wiring; the light red and green lines indicate 16ga or 18ga wiring.
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Old 07-07-2011, 07:12 AM
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Default Re: Bull Bar fog Lights w/ OEM switch

i had the inline fuses and gauge wire correct just wasn't sure on how to properly use the OEM switch. gonna buy the relay today and switch around my wiring thanks for the r-f link and also the diagrams.
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:39 PM
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Default Re: Bull Bar fog Lights w/ OEM switch

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Ford-...#ht_2078wt_925

Would this be the correct relay for the wiring of the fogs to the switch???
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Old 07-07-2011, 04:01 PM
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Default Re: Bull Bar fog Lights w/ OEM switch

I can't open that link at work thank to the uber firewall. All you need is a normal bosch pattern relay available at any auto parts for for $4. The relay has the contacts on the bottom as drawn and numbered in those diagrams above.
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