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Old 01-08-2012, 11:11 AM
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May be a dumb question.........

but is there any way to make the lower fog lights run independant f the head lights, currently you can only activate them with the headlights on. Maybe i'm crazy but on my 06 you can run them without headlights on, this is an 01 f-250 super duty 7.3.
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Old 01-08-2012, 12:04 PM
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Yea, just run a separate switch for them. With the stock switch, no.
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Old 01-08-2012, 02:37 PM
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Would it be possible to use a switch from an 03 or 04 6.0? I know dad's 03 (6.0) could run the fog lights with either just the parking lights on and with the head lights. His 6.4 is the same way.

Or is the wiring in the switch too different?
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Old 01-08-2012, 02:56 PM
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interesting, my '02 you can turn the marker lights on and pull the knob out to run the fogs with just the parking/marker lights. I drive with my markers/fogs on often
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interesting, my '02 you can turn the marker lights on and pull the knob out to run the fogs with just the parking/marker lights. I drive with my markers/fogs on often
I do the same thing
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Old 01-08-2012, 03:15 PM
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interesting, my '02 you can turn the marker lights on and pull the knob out to run the fogs with just the parking/marker lights. I drive with my markers/fogs on often
Your '02 has the early style 6.0 gauge cluster with the trans temp gauge and digital odometer doesn't it?

That's more than likely when Ford changed that little detail on their light switch, when they updated the gauge cluster and went to a digital odometer.
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I guess you could pull his switch assembly and see if it's the same.
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Old 01-08-2012, 04:04 PM
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Yea, I'm pretty sure Ford hasn't changed the wiring too much. Just depends on what controls the on/off command for the automatic light function, if it's in the switch or the computer.

I know dad always keeps a ball cap or something covering the little 'eye' for it, so his lights are always on when the truck's running. I usually have at least the parking lights on. It comes from driving semi trucks and ag. equipment lol...
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Old 01-08-2012, 04:24 PM
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Your '02 has the early style 6.0 gauge cluster with the trans temp gauge and digital odometer doesn't it?

That's more than likely when Ford changed that little detail on their light switch, when they updated the gauge cluster and went to a digital odometer.
that is correct! just rolled over 98K the other day, she's still a virgin!

my buddy had a late 99 truck and his was the old style dash and his switch was different then mine. I would bet you could make the newer switch work
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Old 01-08-2012, 04:44 PM
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Yea, I thought so. My neighbor has the unlifted, supercab version of your truck, Matt. It's even the same color lol.

One of these days, I might have to go to the junk yard and try to find an early 6.0 and rob the light switch out of it for a few bucks and see if it's plug and play. My switch is kind of loose when I pull the fogs on anyway, not hurting anything, just annoying lol.
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