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Old 04-04-2013, 07:18 PM   #1
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Fog Lights with High beams on ?

has anyone figured out how to modify the relay to have the fog lights stay on with the high beams ?


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has anyone figured out how to modify the relay to have the fog lights stay on with the high beams ?
Stop by Airport Ford, ask for Bubba.
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Stop by Airport Ford, ask for Bubba.
I'm guessing he works there ? bought our car there
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Does that mean it can be done with a firmware mod to the BCU? I'd love to have it done if so.
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Does that mean it can be done with a firmware mod to the BCU? I'd love to have it done if so.
on my mustang all I had to do is clip off a prong on the fog light relay and they work with brights
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Old 04-04-2013, 09:41 PM   #6
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its canot be done, since the relay for the fogs is unservicable since its integrated into the BCM module, if people didnt knew allready. oh and its cnot a feature that can be activated with any scan/IDS tools either, not even with ford IDS scan tool. the only way you could make this work is hack the electrical system and wire your own relay/switch for the fog light so then they would be on all the time (ofc you would have to pick up a "hot in acc. or run" wire so fogs only turn on when ignition is on or running, or else you could risk forgetting them on and drain your battery)

(Im a car technician, I could easily do it if I want to, but that would void the warranty and is not worth the trouble/time/cost that it involve just because you dont have fogs with high beams on.)
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Old 04-04-2013, 09:56 PM   #7
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its canot be done, since the relay for the fogs is unservicable since its integrated into the BCM module, if people didnt knew allready. oh and its cnot a feature that can be activated with any scan/IDS tools either, not even with ford IDS scan tool. the only way you could make this work is hack the electrical system and wire your own relay/switch for the fog light so then they would be on all the time (ofc you would have to pick up a "hot in acc. or run" wire so fogs only turn on when ignition is on or running, or else you could risk forgetting them on and drain your battery)

(Im a car technician, I could easily do it if I want to, but that would void the warranty and is not worth the trouble/time/cost that it involve just because you dont have fogs with high beams on.)
You're wrong. I'm sending the guy that has accomplished this to answer the OP.
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It was accomplished through IDS.
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i used my IDS to enable my fogs to stay on with my high beams. why "can't" you do it KibaWolf?
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