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Old 04-05-2006
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What is this wire?

It's capped and has a clip on it to mount to a panel or the like, it's hanging from the under the fog light mounting area. Thanks, Rob.

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Hey I have wires there also on my 99' B300, but the are different and I know that they are for fog lights. So you can scratch that one. Also that fact that there are two wires going to the connector if I can see right from the pic that means it is power to something probably. Hope this helps.
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do your fog lights come on?
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well no the drivers side took a hit from a deer see my (post&pics)in general
the wire is plugged at the end and the wire to the fog is still connected.

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its got to be a foglight, mine have the same blue tip connector by the looks of it
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Sometimes a lot of wierd wires are connected and stuffed under the front end. My friend has a bundle of about 50 wires that run through his bumper, it's pretty wierd.

Just look all over under there until you can find it's connection. It prolly isn't that long.

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you would have to confirm with john, but i think that is the wire for the daytime running lights in canada. i always wanted to get the device and plug it in, but it is not a priority
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Maybe the trucks were wired for the EATC or overhead console and that is the outside ambient temperature sensor.
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Temp sensor is a round plug..
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They are for the "black box" trip recorder used on intercontinental ballistic Rangers (ICBR's) -- they contain the mulitplex telemetry relays and recording gear for forensic determination of abnormal events during "flight".

But in fact the Bush administration has been abusing them! Some of you will find small modules attached to that connector and they are tracing and relaying your whereabouts and in-cab conversations to the FBI's "REPO" (Ranger Explorer Personal Observation) system.

It's a significant and unfortunately unexamined part of the **** Bush administrations assault (see this topic) on the evils of personal liberty. I say this because it's well known that terrorists only drive foreign cars and Chevy's.

Despite what Mott the Hoople said, you SHOULD fear the "REPO"...

"Baby don't fear the REPO..."

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Not the DRL plug.......it's black and square. Don't have a clue what that's from.
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Mott the Hoople! JOHN! You amaze me! Didn't know you liked classic Punk!
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What's not to like? They're like Godzilla destroying the orderly musical universe...
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If big brother was listening in they'd done have arrested my wife by now. She gets opinionated and vocal when Rush is on the Radio.
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i dunno, but put a test light in the end of it, and do randoms things and push buttons, see if it lights up.
and are you leaking oil? or leaking in general?
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it looks as if its plugged into somethin...hell unplug it and if a light comes on or something plug it back in..ill look on my 03 up there maybe has something like that...its different...now im really curious out to the truck i go haha
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i thought it might be my temp sensor from the rearview mirror but there is another wire just like it above the pass fog light clipped to the frame, so i guess I'll just find the spot it gets clipped to ,was just curious bout it.
and no leaks just puddled rain water thats it
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Don't use synthetic oil! It has teeny-tiny transmitters put in there by the Bush administration to subvert your civil (and lubrication) rights...

No lubrication without representation!
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You have one too may latte's today Griggs?
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No actually -- just "punchy". I've been working too many 12 to 16 hour days in a row. I stared this morning at 6AM and only got home at 10:30 PM. Tonight though I was helping TBarCYa regear his front axle on the Jeep. I was actually done work by 6PM. However, I've been doing some long hours. We had a major "shutdown" of the steel mill to put some new equipment in -- lots of it and BIG stuff. I got sucked into several projects I'm not really a part of, to provide "technical oversight" and it just got out of hand, ha ha.

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They are for the "black box" trip recorder used on intercontinental ballistic Rangers (ICBR's) -- they contain the mulitplex telemetry relays and recording gear for forensic determination of abnormal events during "flight".

But in fact the Bush administration has been abusing them! Some of you will find small modules attached to that connector and they are tracing and relaying your whereabouts and in-cab conversations to the FBI's "REPO" (Ranger Explorer Personal Observation) system.

It's a significant and unfortunately unexamined part of the **** Bush administrations assault (see this topic) on the evils of personal liberty. I say this because it's well known that terrorists only drive foreign cars and Chevy's.

Despite what Mott the Hoople said, you SHOULD fear the "REPO"...

"Baby don't fear the REPO..."
wow, i must have been gone to long, or hit my head at work, cause for a second there Mr Griggs, you had me SCARED, i wanted to go look at my rangeR!!! LOL
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Ha ha! Sorry, I couldn't resist tying that stupid "**** United States" topic to my joke. Just the way my twisted mind works...or doesn't work...or something...
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