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Wire up fog light switch

Does anyone know how to wire up the factory fog light switch> I haven't got one yet but am going to get one soon to wire up some fog lights that I got. How may prongs does it have, 3 maybe? I have no clue. If someone could help me out great.
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Wire colors might different but the pin out will be the same.

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I appreciate it. Ok tell me if this is right.

3 - Powered relay coming in
4 - Ground
5 - Taped into lights for like the dash when I turn the headlights on or whatever
6 - Going to fog light
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No, 3 is the output to fog lamp relay which then goes the lights
4 is ground correct
5 is power to the switch and to illuminate it
6 is going to the lights as well

I don't know why 3 and 6 both go to the lights but they do.

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ok, so when you turn the light switch on, it puts power to the fog light switch which then lets you use it. Also, when you turn the light switch on, it illuminates the fog light switch right?
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By light switch your meaning the headlight switch correct? What you said is right if thats what your talking about.
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Yep. Thanks for all your help man.
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we are talking about the headlight switch that you pull on and it is used for the fog lights and if its pushed in the fog lights are off? bc thats what im trying to find right now
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No, fog lamp switch on the bezel.
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we are talking about the headlight switch that you pull on and it is used for the fog lights and if its pushed in the fog lights are off? bc thats what im trying to find right now
what are you talking about?
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On the 08s the fog light switch is integrated into the headlight switch, you pull it out to turn the fog lights on.
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trent you kow what im talking about right? i know it was on the edges i think. the same switch you turn your head lights on with you can pull it out and cuts on the fog lights. thats what i want.
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Oh see, i had no clue what you are talking about. I have not been an any ranger newer than 99. Ya, the one I was talking about is on the radio bezel.
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trent you kow what im talking about right? i know it was on the edges i think. the same switch you turn your head lights on with you can pull it out and cuts on the fog lights. thats what i want.
Thats only 08s, might be 07s I'm not totally sure.
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do you happen to know where i can get one i can't find it in the lmc truck mag. i have and it doesn't go but to 05
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What are you looking for, the fog light switch? Or the 08 headlight/fog light switch?
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i want the headlight/fog light switch. i think it was in 05s too bc my brother had one as pictured below and it had it.
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I've never seen them in the Edges. You'd have to do some wiring to get it to work.
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yeah im not really worried about the wiring just need to find the switch and can't
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yeah im not really worried about the wiring just need to find the switch and can't
I looked on rockauto.com and found it... I think. Just look for 08 ranger headlight switch.
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dang forgot about rockauto
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Ok, I have done this many time but forget. How do you go about wiring up the relay? What wires go where? What is better, 4 or 5 pin relay?
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How about this? For the time being I am going to put in an after market illuminated switch. Instead of ignition wire I would use headlight power.
http://www.classictruckshop.com/club...h/foglites.htm
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The fog light switches are also in the 04 and prolly 01-06 i think or pull it out of an explorer same bezel and switch the only thing diffrent is the back windshild wiper control but you can also use another fog light switch in there for other lights
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Ya, I am just going to wait on the bezel I want. I dont mind if it has a 4x4 switch on t but i dont want the rear window shield washer button or rear defrost. If it just has a 4x4 switch and then the fog light, I figure I can wire the 4x4 switch for something else and just paint over the part that says like 4 hi 4 lo and what not.
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