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Wiring up fog lights to factory fog light switch.

My 04 Ranger was one of the unlucky few that didn't come with factory fogs so I'm wiring it up with a relay into the factory distribution block. I have the battery hooked up to relay pin 3, and the big ground hooked up to the pin 5. Now I'm hooking up the switch side to a factory fog light plug. Do I want to run a keyed power supply straight to pin 1, then run a ground to the switch then out and to ground? Everyone keeps saying the switch needs to be on the ground side so I'm wanting to get this cleared up. Thanks
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i went the simple route and grabed a kc wiring harness from autozone and used the stock switch and i can run high beams with them or i can just run fogs alone only thing is i couldnt figure out the combo to get the stock button to light up soo i just make sure i turn them off when i get out
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i went the simple route and grabed a kc wiring harness from autozone and used the stock switch and i can run high beams with them or i can just run fogs alone only thing is i couldnt figure out the combo to get the stock button to light up soo i just make sure i turn them off when i get out
Yeah I have a buddy that works at the local ford dealer and he ordered me Ford's harness for adding fog lights to a non fog light equipped truck. I have it all hooked up to the relay. I just need to figure out how to hook up the switch to correctly energize the relay.

Thanks Robert
So if I understand it correctly the
Light blue/black ties into the ground on out put side of the relay?
Black = ground
Brown = tie into something that gets juice when the lights are on, radio/headlights
Tan/orange, Do i tie this into the the power wire for the input side of the relay?
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