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08 fog light questions

on my 08 when i bought it , it never came with fog lights. so i figgured it be a easy mod. well sofar it is not.

i checked my owners manuel find the fuse and relay for the fogs in the under hood fuse box. look a bit ok fuse is there great...hmm no relay. so i goto ford buy a new headlight switch with the fog position in it and a fog light relay. install both into the truck and goto test the the fog light bulb sockets under the headlights and CRAP! no power.

i probe around with my tester all seems to be ok. at a stump so being that i just got home from a 18hr day, i gave up figgured id ask WTH am i missing lol.

BTW yes i know i still need the fog light fixtures for the valance, just havent bought them yet.
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I have an 04 and couldnt find the radio bezel with the switch so i relayed it up to my parking lights. Parkings come on and fogs do too...

I had your problem on my 93 attempting to add fogs.
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yea if i cant figgure it out eff it. not hacking the harness on a new truck. hate to be stuck with a 15K dollar rock.
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Yeah i know where your coming from. Make sure its the right relay and the right size fuse is all i can think of on a new truck. wish i had more for you. but someone on here most likely will
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https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ch-wiring.html


there are pics in there on how the fog lights are wired up on the rangers
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when i checked my owners manuel i checked for the main fuse for the fogs, it was installed. then i checked for a fog light relay, it wasent there so i went to ford and added a relay. then i bought the new headlight switch that has the fog light position intergraded into it, i installed it and i dont have power at my fog light plugs.

sucks the parts guys at ford are worthless, otherwise id ask them.
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So there's power at the fuse when you have the switch on?

Is there a wiring harness for the lights? If so where does it plug in and is there power there?
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when i checked my owners manuel i checked for the main fuse for the fogs, it was installed. then i checked for a fog light relay, it wasent there so i went to ford and added a relay. then i bought the new headlight switch that has the fog light position intergraded into it, i installed it and i dont have power at my fog light plugs.

sucks the parts guys at ford are worthless, otherwise id ask them.
do you have power at the relay?
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ok did some more probeing of the truck. ive found out that the wire that goes between the relay and the head/ foglight switch does not go all the way to my headlight switch. i have it traced into the dash but loose it in the black hole we call the dash.

so i guess my new question is anyone know where that wire may go? i need a damn wiring diagram for this thing.

went to my local ford dealer. galpin ford. asked the service guy who gave me the dear in the headlights look. then i went to there speed shop "gas" galpin auto sports, the guy there seemed a little more in the know but still got the same dear in the headlights look.
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