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Old 07-27-2019, 05:42 PM   #1
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Default Fog Light Switch Connection Question

I know there are others out there using fog lights and would like to know which connection point is being connected to the swithc to power the lights? The junction box on the firewall or maybe straight to the battery? Thanks.
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Old 07-27-2019, 08:41 PM   #2
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I have mine connected at the terminal box on the firewall. Connect it to the post that has the yellow/black wires on it, the side that then goes down to the generator. Then the ammeter will show that you are pulling power from the battery if the draw from all of the lights exceeds what the generator is putting out.
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Old 07-27-2019, 08:56 PM   #3
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I have fog/driving lights that pull 25 amps total. I have a separate terminal strip under the dash that is wired direct to the battery. (through a circuit breaker) The lights are wired through a mini switch and controlled by a relay. when the switch is on, and the headlights are on low beam, the fog lights are not on. They come on when I step on the high beam switch on the floor.
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Jim-Pete, thanks for the info. Good to go now.
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Old 07-29-2019, 01:21 PM   #5
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Default Re: Fog Light Switch Connection Question

I have a set of fog lights, but have never installed them on my pickup. When (& if) I can find suitable LED replacement bulbs, I will probably install them. Right now they are amber 12v sealed beams. Don't want to add that much draw on my system.
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