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Old 10-26-2012, 02:41 AM   #1
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run fogs independantly

So I was wondering if yall know of a way to run thefog lights independent of the headlights?
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I've been looking for a way to run fogs, headlights, and highbeams at the same time. Im guessing it's a voltage reason its not like that stock.

What year and model car do you have

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I have been wondering the same thing. Ill try to do some digging too.
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You just have to get your car coded to do that stuff.
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You just have to get your car coded to do that stuff.
That's correct. This also depends on the LCM firmware.. I can't remember which version is needed, But i think something above 2003 models..
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I've been looking for a way to run fogs, headlights, and highbeams at the same time. Im guessing it's a voltage reason its not like that stock.

What year and model car do you have

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I have an 03 ZHP sedan.

Where do i go or how do I have the car coded for that?
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Wondering about this stuff too.

In for info.
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Just get anyone who can code NSC in your area, the dealer most likely will not allow you to do that.
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I have an 03 ZHP sedan.

Where do i go or how do I have the car coded for that?
You find someone who can code it, or overpay at the dealer. You can run fogs independent unless I'm misunderstanding you, you just turn the running lights on and hit the fog button....? To get fogs lows and highs you have to have it coded but you lose your corner lights being on
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You find someone who can code it, or overpay at the dealer. You can run fogs independent unless I'm misunderstanding you, you just turn the running lights on and hit the fog button....? To get fogs lows and highs you have to have it coded but you lose your corner lights being on
I want to be able to run them without DTRL's or head lights. pretty have them on their own switch independent of the headlights.

I did it on my X-Runner I used to own, running a wire from the fog light relay to the fuse and it worked but don't wanna try anything like that without seeing if theres a more "professional" way of doing it first.
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that option can be done through NCS Expert.

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I want to be able to run them without DTRL's or head lights. pretty have them on their own switch independent of the headlights.

I did it on my X-Runner I used to own, running a wire from the fog light relay to the fuse and it worked but don't wanna try anything like that without seeing if theres a more "professional" way of doing it first
this also requires some coding, perhaps corners delete..
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