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Fog light issues

well, not the actual fogs, but I had my hella offroad lights hooked up to my fog light wires, so I could use my stock fog switch.

They all of a sudden stopped working..

the light on the dash still lights up when i turn them on, but nothing up front..

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Are you running the stock 55W bulbs? When I upgraded to 100W I burned the power wire out
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Did you check the fuse and relay?
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Fuse would be my guess. Probably over powered it and it popped.
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fuse is fine.

and I did up them to 100w bulbs. Not even sure where to start looking for the bad wire. lol
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I have to agree, it sounds like a wire melted somewhere in between. Probably best to upgrade to something beefier to handle those lights. The stock wiring is pretty boney.
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yeah true that. Man that'll be a PITA. haha
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the switch is probably a relay, maybe the wires just run from the lights to the fuse box?
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I didnt even bother looking for the burnt wire, I just replaced the power wire with 14 gauge and it was fixed. Didn't even bother with the ground wire
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Set them on a relay on your brights. Bigger wires from bat to relay and from relay to the lights.
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I didnt even bother looking for the burnt wire, I just replaced the power wire with 14 gauge and it was fixed. Didn't even bother with the ground wire
Did this to mine when i put my Fog lights in.
i'm up-ing them to different lamps when i get a chance.55w is bright, but i dont really know where i can get better bulbs.
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I just went to Amazon to get my bulbs
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