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Old 03-14-2011, 03:31 PM
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OK, I have a '99 Ram Sport with factory foglights. I've had this truck for a few years, and recently my fog lights just stopped working. The fuse is good, switched relays with a known good one, nothing, bulbs are good. The indicator on the switch doesn't light up for the fogs like it used to either (the "D" with "light beams" that lights when your fogs are on). Anyone have a suggestion as to what I need to fix? I have the turn knob switch that you pull out for fogs. Headlight high and low beams work. I have a Sport, so it has the quad headlights. Checked other posts, but they don't seem to apply to my problem. Thanks in advance guys. Just joined the forum, and unlike some other forums, you guys seem great! I hope to be here for a long time!
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Old 03-14-2011, 03:32 PM
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Is the relay itself turning on?
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Nt sure if it's turning on or not, how do I know w/o a multimeter? Most of my tools are still up in PA, I have basic hand tools down here. I was never good at electrical.
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Install a jumper wire between terminals 30 and 87 of the fog light relay and see if they come on. This will tell you for certain if the wiring to the lamps and the bulbs are good. If they work then we need to look between the relay, body controller and switch.
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Cool, thanks. Are the numbers marked anywhere on the relay? I hate to sound stupid, but electrical really isn't my strong point.
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They should be marked on the bottom of the relay.
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OK, let me go check. I did swap out the wiper relay and the fog, wipers work with the fog relay in it's place, fogs don't work with the wiper relay tho. LOL
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Nope, nothing, still won't work. The indicator under the interior knob didn't light either. What's next? LOL

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Can you get your hands on a test light or meter?
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LOL, not right away, might take me a few days. Just re-checked the wiring under the truck, all looks good, and NO other electrical problems at all. LOL, and i thought this would be an easy fix.
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