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Fog lights not working

I have a 1989 jeep cherokee with fog lights and all of them are wired together by a red wire but the black wire just runs under my dash and ends by my gas pedal not connected to anything...is that the wire that provides power for the lights and if so where do i connect it?

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  • KEN LaPOINT
    KEN LaPOINT May 11, 2010

    Are these aftermarket fogs? Is there a switch mounted in the dash for the lights? If there is a switch, when you toggle the switch on, is there an indicator light on the switch that illuminates?
    Last question: Does that black wire look like it may reach the switch?
    Let me know so I can help you ...


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The red is the power and the black is the ground.measure the resistance from the black wire to the car body,it should be a short or very low resistance.the red wires go to the fog light switch and the fusebox.if you ground the fog lights one at a time,they should come on.

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