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Old August 27th, 2012, 03:41 PM   #1
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Hello all,

Here's the situation. I installed a set of IPF 968's on my jeep last night. I like the way that they work and have them running the way that I want them to. (ability to switch on and off whether or not the headlights are on). What I would like to do is run them using the factory TJ fog light multi function swithc.

My jeep is a 2005 Wrangler TJ Rocky Mountain Edition (based off the sport). The fog lights are controlled by a pull switch on the end of the turn signal stalk. Can anyone tell me which wire I should be looking for beneath the dash?

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Old August 27th, 2012, 03:54 PM   #2
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Should be a relay under the hood,maybe pull the distribution box apart and see what color wire is going to it?Im no guru,but thats a thought.
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I think it's the one in the middle of this

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I did this with my 2002 Grand Cherokee. I just spliced into the wires where they plugged into the fog lights. I replaced the front bumper cover with an ARB bumper, so the fog lights are gone.
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hmmmm that might work. just splicing them into the wires that lead to the old factory connections for the stock fog lights
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Old August 27th, 2012, 04:40 PM   #6
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Do not believe the factory fog light circuit is designed for a lot of amps. Need to check that circuit out further
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I've got the main power running from the battery to a relay. Just need to use the stock wiring from the factory fog lights to trip the relay. I'm going to do this in place of running the power wire from the high beam to the switch and then the power lines from the switch back to the relay.
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use the wire that plugged into the old lights to control the relay instead of the lights
Keeps the power on your new relay and wire
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I've got the main power running from the battery to a relay. Just need to use the stock wiring from the factory fog lights to trip the relay. I'm going to do this in place of running the power wire from the high beam to the switch and then the power lines from the switch back to the relay.

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use the wire that plugged into the old lights to control the relay instead of the lights
Keeps the power on your new relay and wire
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that is the easiest way, otherwise your digging and splicing in the multi-stalk control plug (big flat thing) to find the right wire, and IIRC they are all molded together, making it a pain.
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done! works great :-)
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