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Need some lighting/wiring help

My 2001 F250 has an 05 front end conversion kit on it, the Harley style with HID lights. When the guy before me installed it, the low beam and high beams indicator is reversed so if it shows high beams, the low beams are on and vice versa. Does this sound like he did something wrong with the light wiring or could it be that the stock bulb to HID harness had to be set up this way to work?

Also, the fog lights do not work. What would be the best place to start looking to try and find the problem/fix?

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He has 2 wires backwards in the harness. I did the same thing on my 04 when I installed mine. Pull the 2 wires and switch positions and it'll be fine.

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Thanks for the quick response. Seems easy enough! Do you know where the harness is located? Pretty new to DIY
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I'll see if I can find what color wires they were. I might have to go look at mine.

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Can you see if they used the factory headlight socket on either the drivers or passenger side?

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It looks to be aftermarket.
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I know it's aftermarket but a lot of kits utilize the factory headlamp socket on one side or the other to supply power to the lights

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The ground pin is usually always ground on the plugs at the headlight, so just swap the outer two wires as dhanna6powerstroke said. Its easypeazy. On you fog lights check the fuse as that's the easiest to do! Either under your steering column or under the hood on the driver side. If not the fuse check the bulbs by turning them counter clockwise and pull out. The element in the bulb will not be connected if its a halogen bulb. If neither time to meter or use a probe or test light and see if your getting 12v and ground at the bulb itself, worst case is a bad switch which happens in gm vehicles a lot (89-06}

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