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Old 12-16-2007
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Icon5 Fog Light Mod: 98-00

Alright, I know I'm asking a question that has been beaten to death here, but it has never really been answered. How do you do a fog light mod on a 2000? I've seen some say bend a pin on the relay, and others say that won't work. Has anyone on here successfully done this on a 98-00 and tell me what all is involved to do it? I have a 2000 and really want to do it so I can use hi-beams and fogs, but I don't want to break off a pin and be stuck without lights. Thanks for any and all answers.
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Yup I did that on my truck works just fine
Just find the how to...if you cant find it I can
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I did look and only seemed to find the earlier and later makes, and only confusion on the 98-00. So just bending the pin identified for other makes should work on my truck?
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How do you do a fog light mod on a 2000?

1999~2000 Ranger foglamp mod:

Open the distribution box





Locate the foglamp relay at the rear corner of the box closest to the DS fender
(#10 in the owners manual)





Remove the relay and bend the correct pin as shown. Reinstall.





Map of Distribution Box. The red arrow shows relay #10.



This type of "bent pin" foglamp mod will not work on 2004~2008 nor on 1998 and earlier Rangers.



A short word of warning: It possible that this mod is illegal in some states. Also, if you have headlights, a pair of aux lights and foglamps on at the same time, that adds up to 6 forward facing lights. Most states have laws limiting forward facing lights to a maximum of four. Although it is rare, people on forums have reported being ticketed for running six front lights.
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Thanks Bob...thats all ya need to do man..works perfect
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THANK YOU! I remembered seeing that set of pics before but could not find them to save my life. I'll give that a try today. Thanks again!
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I did it and it worked! Not that I doubted either of you, I doubted me :) That will come in handy being able to use both at the same time. Thanks again to both of you.
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Can you rig it so your fog lights will come on without turning on your headlamps?
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I don't know about fogs with the headlight switch totally off, maybe someone else does. I can run fogs with my parking lights on and without headlights of any sort being on.
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Yep, this mod does not affect the Fog lamps On with Parking lights on feature.

It does NOT let the Foglamps come on alone.
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