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Old 12-19-2005, 07:59 PM
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Fog Lights OFF.....High Beams On

Has anybody come up with a solution? I just found this out over the weekend. For some reason, Ford designed things screwy. I for one, would like my fog lights to stay on while the high beam headlights are on. My friends Toyota is the exact same way.
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I installed a jumper wire on the switch of my 94 (in 96) and it works fine and no troubles.
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They are like that because of legislation that fog light should only operate with low beams.

It's easy to change. Splice in a new hot wire to the fogs that is independant of the light switch.
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no need for a new wire. do a search for this. you need to ground out a prong in the relay. also the law has nothing to do with Fog lights by themselves . it simply states it is illegal to exceed a certain amount of watts. this is a serious offense here in cal will run you 500.00 and a fix it ticket.
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I DID do a search first. Wouldn't you? I looked up fog lights under the Lightning section. I read for two days (not quite), but found nothing of what I needed. Any better help, then "do a search"?
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there is a write up at f150 online.
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no need for a new wire. do a search for this. you need to ground out a prong in the relay. also the law has nothing to do with Fog lights by themselves . it simply states it is illegal to exceed a certain amount of watts. this is a serious offense here in cal will run you 500.00 and a fix it ticket.
Look up the law before you dismiss what someone else says. Who knows? They just might be in possession of a fact or two that you are unaware of.
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no need to mess w/ the wires, you can drill out part of the switch.

EDIT:just spent 30 minutes looking for a link and can't find it. I'll look again later and post it. It's either in the 97-03 F150 or Expy forum.
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found it and you do have to put a jumper in

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=234912
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