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Talking fog lights died??

Last week my fog lights quite working, no indicator light on the switch, fuse is good. I added 2 more OEM fogs to the center of the bumber and have ran them for the last 8 months just fine, but my wife got me an H&S XRT pro( "bless her perfect heart "). After tuning the truck the fogs always flashed 3-5 times the first time you turn them on for the night and never anytime else just that first time. I returned truck back to stock and the indicator on the switch will flash momentarily but thats it and tune it gets no flash. H&S says they have nothing to do with the fogs on the fords and none of there tuning can effect my lights
Has anyone had any issues like this or is this another one of those special circumstances I'm a part of.
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Did you put the "add on" fog lights on their own circuit with a separate power supply, or did you just add them to the existing wiring for the fogs? If you did the latter, I suspect that the added load may have burned the wiring over time. The blinking thing is really puzzling though. I've never heard of anything like that.

Why did you take the H&S off? Usually it the other way around.

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I'm an electrician by trade but vehicle wiring is a different world. Ive ohmed and traced out as much as I can and wiring seems ok, theres got to be a relay somewhere for them. Running 2 more lights on the same 15 a circuit shouldn't have hurt anything the wire is rated plenty enough for it and it lasted much longer than it should have for that kind of problem. Idk i'm at a loss. I just tuned back to stock to see if lights were affected by H&S at all anymore.
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I believe that there is a relay plugged into the board adjacent to the fuse block and under the same cover. I could be wrong though. You can check the owners manual for the exact location and maybe you can borrow one from another location for troubleshooting.

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Ah that picture be City of Roses Portland Oregon........



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Man that's a heck of a nice picture.
Thanks for the location idea I'll check that out
I wasn't able to find a location breezing through
The manual. I will check again
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Thank you. God made it, I just took a picture of it.
That is correct, it is Portland. At times, it can be photogenic. Other times, not that much. This was taken on February 22nd atop a 17 floor building on the east side. We had worked 13 hours on a shut down and noticed this as we were nearing the end. It definitely helped make it worth being there just to see it.

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