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post #1 of 4 Old 03-15-2014, 07:40 PM Thread Starter
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Fog lights

Hello ladies and gentlemen,

I did a search, but I didn't find an answer unfortunately.

I have a 2008 wrangler with fog lights mounted on the front bumper.



They do not work. There is a switch inside on the wand that will turn on the icon in the gauge cluster, but it doesn't turn on anything else that I can see. I have found a random wire that looks to be cut and running through a loom that may be the issue, but I don't know how to tell.



There is a red wire that comes off of the positive terminal and goes to an inline fuse (and yes, I replaced the fuse as it was burned).



Into the same loom is a white wire that goes to the negative on the battery. Also in this loom is a long blue colored wire that has been cut and bound.



My guess is that this should be hooked to something for the fog lights to work, but I am not certain. I tried touching it to the positive terminal to see if the lights would come on, but they do not. I traced the other wires coming off of the positive terminal and they do not seem to be related to the lights. The larger red wires go to the amp and winch. I would hate to run a new set of wires for the fog lights since the switch is already there, but I do not know much about electrical and that seems like the easiest fix. Any suggestions or advice is welcome and needed.

Thank you.
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-15-2014, 07:59 PM
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That wiring looks like it's for a 7 pin trailer harness. If you have stock fog lights the wiring wouldn't come right to your battery.
Your fogs could be burnt out. Have you checked the bulbs?

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I have not been able to figured out how to get the bulbs out yet, but upon further inspection, I found that each foglight had quick disconnects. I put a voltage meter on the disconnects with the switch turned on and found that each pigtail has approximately 12 volts. I have a set of Hellas that may be put on instead of the set that is there.
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After taking apart the lights to get to the bulb, I found the bulbs soldered to the wiring. Not supposed to be replaced I suppose. This gives me an excuse for some lights I suppose... Time to talk to the money boss, haha

Thank you for the heads up on the bulbs. Seems like that would have been the first thing to check.
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