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I need the electical guys help again!!!!

well i got my fog lights mounted and everything, but i can only turn them on when the headlights are on. I cant even turn them on with just the side markers on. I know im my probe i ran a constant 12v to a wire and i could turn them on no matter what as long as my key was on. I want to be able to run my fogs with just the key on and hitting the switch. i know i had to cut a wire on the probe i just dont know what one to cut and run the 12v too. i cant find the wiring diagram in my haynes manual so any help would be great.


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Run a relay with a switch. Kind of like this.

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dude i have all that the fogs work fine i just need to know what tire is the one that stops getting power when you turn on the high beams
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Well, don't do the wire on the diagram going from the 'ignition'. Instead splice that wire onto the parking light wire.
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If it's not answered by tomorrow morning I'll pull up the wiring diagrams when I go into work.
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its not an ingition thing i dont want to rewire the whole thing. i think im going to just have to cut and resplice wires till i get it right. i shouldnt have to anything other than cut one wire then run 12v to it so its constant
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If it's not answered by tomorrow morning I'll pull up the wiring diagrams when I go into work.
thank you i will just wait on you then i wont go out anymore tonight in the cold
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Here you go, this should work

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Check your underhood fuse box. I have my fogs hooked up there, without a relay (I don't have a fog light switch). There is a slot that gets power when the parking lights are lit. I can't remember off the top of my head, but a relay for the fog switch is supposed to be there. Play around with a volt meter. I wouldn't splice into the parking lights because that would be too much load on that single wire IMO.
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what trent posted is what i was looking for thanks trent
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