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Old 02-07-2010, 09:52 PM
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Default Fog Lamp w/ High Beam Mod on an 04?

One of my headlamps burned out (sylvania ultra white only 2 years old) so yesterday I ordered up some 6000k HID's for the headlamps and fogs and for some serious light output on the highway I want to do the mod so my fogs will stay on when I turn on the high beams.
I have searched and found how-to's for 07+ and older years but none that I found specified if they worked on an 04. I know there were a few changes throughout the years and want to make sure I am doing it properly before I start cutting wires!
A point in the direction of a how-to that will work on an 04 would be great!
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Old 02-08-2010, 05:00 AM
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We dont have a how to 04 and up I have been working on one

but you need to

in the harness coming out of the 29 pin connector, locate the brown with white wire. Isolate it out from the rest of the harness.

Next locate and isolate the Orange/light green wire in the 22 pin connector. There is an orange/light green wire in the connector below the 29 pin connector, this is not the right wire

Cut the wire with the wire cutters far enough from the connector that you could splice it back together if you wanted to reverse this mod in the future, but far enough down from where they all bundle together that you can reach it over to the brown/white wire to splice them together.

use a scotch-lock to splice the wires together. There are many methods of splicing wires together in this manner, some prefer stripping, splitting and wrapping, some prefer T-tabs, others insist on soldering all their connections. Scotch-locks are by far the easiest, and are in my opinion sufficient for this application. (If it were to become disconnected, the malfunctioning foglights would not pose a safety risk to the vehicle or its occupants.) The pliers are to crimp down the scotch-lock. Note the remainder of the orange/light green wire where it is still connected to the Smart-Junction Box.

Use electrical tape to tie-off the remaining wire to prevent it from shorting against any exposed contacts and potentially blowing a fuse or damaging electrical components.
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Old 02-08-2010, 07:39 AM
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Did you get the dual beam HID's? If you didn't then your only going to have low beams and when you switch to the highs they will just cut off.
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Old 02-08-2010, 08:25 AM
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^^
Thanks alot STL!! I should be able to do it of those instructions alone! so you dont need the relay like in the 07+ mod??
RangerNDog... I did get the dual beam Hi/Low bulbs for the headlamps as well!
Thanks guys!
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Old 01-28-2012, 02:11 AM
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I want to do this mod also , where are the connectors located?
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Old 01-28-2012, 07:51 AM
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I want to do this mod also , where are the connectors located?
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exter...light-mod.html<===CLICK
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Old 01-28-2012, 08:22 AM
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Will that work on my 2010 ?
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Old 01-28-2012, 02:09 PM
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Will that work on my 2010 ?
The how to for the 07+ worked on my 2009.
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Old 01-28-2012, 02:49 PM
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Will that work on my 2010 ?
doubt it they got a new GEM module i think
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Old 01-28-2012, 11:07 PM
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Thanks STL, nice write up
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Old 01-29-2012, 07:40 AM
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Will that work on my 2010 ?
Wires will be different and I'm not sure what colors they are. Plus 07 and up you gotta add a relay. http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exterior-guides/7381-how-2007-foglight-mod.html
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Old 01-29-2012, 08:18 AM
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Thanks STL I'm on it
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