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Old 09-05-2013, 03:42 PM   #1
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Foglight question?

I got some LED foglights and was trying to hook them up their 12v with a h11 socket, i can get them in fine but when i hook them up i cant seem to get them to come on. I tested them on a normal 12v outlet and they work fine. I thought i didn't need resistors but am i wrong here? Any help would be appreciated.


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Old 09-05-2013, 03:56 PM   #2
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Is it possible that the connector is plugged in backwards? I know most LED's will only work with power slowing in one direction.
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Old 09-05-2013, 03:58 PM   #3
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ya i though that to but when i tested it, it worked both ways and also the H11 has that slide in it so you can only put the one way, i was thinking maybe cut it out so i can try but idk.
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:02 PM   #4
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I have had a set from ebay that the same thing happened to me ( not in the Focus) . Surprisingly the cheaper set I bought worked

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Old 09-05-2013, 08:13 PM   #5
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You know, I initially thought that maybe becasue the wattages are different from the stock light to the led that the computer just says no. I'm running 55 watt piaas though with no problem. I don't know.

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Old 09-05-2013, 10:00 PM   #6
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I figured it out, i sat down and took them apart to figure it out with my tester and well whoever made them connected the wires to the LED backwards to the H11 socket. So i switched them and Ta-Da they work perfect.

Here you go some nice LED running lights and fog lights!

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Nice!
I assume that's legal where you're at?
Would never get away with that blue here.
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No there are not legal :/ but look good haha
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No there are not legal :/ but look good haha
I think they look like garbage. Why would you want your lights all blue? You look like a ricer, your visible light output is now next to none, and you probably will get pulled over.

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to each his own. Looks cool though
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