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Icon5 Can this possible fix my Line of Fire?

So my LED line of fire thing only works when you use the brakes or turn signals. It does not come on at all when I turn my headlights/parking lights on. It still also lights up when I put my truck in reverse. So here is my question.

I went to Wal-Mart bought a new plug and if I wire that up do you think it will correct the problem? I use Dielectric grease on the connectors and wrapped tape around the connectors to keep debris out of the connector any other ideas to maybe prevent this problem again in the future?
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yes your plug might be all green.. but try checking the LOF to see if its the problem or the harness. jumper wire it.. also test light the plug to see
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Thank you Zach I was hoping you would post....maybe I should have PM'ed you...
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lol.. no prob... idk if what i said was clear..

like take a test light to the plug to make sure its ok..

and try jumper wiring the LOF to see if it will light up unplugged..


like my plug on my 2000 was all nasty. it was causing a fast blink on turn signals when i bought the truck and it wasnt even plugged into anything.. had to rewire it..
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Yeah mine is pretty nasty dirty and I can't figure out why it is so nasty. Cheap chinese plugs I tell you.
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its on the *** end of the truck.. get all the junk.. i Dielectric grease mine up then electric tape around it when its plugged into my LOF that on the truck
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yeah the plug on my truck is fine its the plug on the LOF that is all jacked up. So I am going to try to rewire the LOF and see if that helps out at all. Should have made that clear at the start. Because I pulled a trailer with my truck and the lights worked great on that trailer so I think it is just the plug on the LOF.
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most likely, resolder one wire at a time not to confuse them lol
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The trailer light plugs have a habit of going to crap. All the salt crap from the winter will destroy them.
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most likely, resolder one wire at a time not to confuse them lol

LOL I learned this lesson the "hard" way in the military working on radios and everything else. I am going to resolder them and put some heatshrink on them as well is there a such thing as a "water resisent" tape other than electrical tape?

AHH the joys of living in a northern state....lol
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Dielectric silicone. Mash it into the connectors.
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LOF?? whats that mean?
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LOF?? whats that mean?
Line
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i just didnt feel like typing it all out he understood lol
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i just didnt feel like typing it all out he understood lol

oh...I thought yall were talkin about something electrical that I have never heard of.
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oh...I thought yall were talkin about something electrical that I have never heard of.
ah ok.. well it could be Legion of ferrets but i doubt it
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Not to be confused with the Gnomes in the 6 disc cd changers....
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Not to be confused with the Gnomes in the 6 disc cd changers....
tricky little bastards you have to be careful
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I think the gremlins are after my LOF.....
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its possible... put some Gnomes on the case they will fix it...
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my Line of fire is Gnome approved


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I wish mine did that... I hate that it's on all the time :(
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^^^ snip the running wire on the harness and it will stop it from coming on with the park lights...
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^^ Like I knowknow which one that one is!! haha
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I would trade you but mine already hooked up for the reverse lights and I don't want to go in and disconect that one unless I put just a set of aux. reverse lights on. Man those Gnomes are all over your truck Zach....LOL
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^^ Like I knowknow which one that one is!! haha



one next to the ground wire...as show here...


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Man those Gnomes are all over your truck Zach....LOL

what can i say he is the Roaming Gnome...
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