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Where is the fog light switch

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Old 12-28-2018, 09:24 PM
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hey I have a 91 Dakota and Iím thinking about adding fog lights but I canít figure out where the switch would go on a Dakota that had them stock. Is the switch a separate button or is it apart of the headlight switch.
 
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Old 12-28-2018, 09:40 PM
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You may have to pick up the factory service manual (printed by Bishko Publishing; quite often avaialble used on Ebay).

For 1995, it was on the steering column shroud to the left of the steering column (page 8L-10).

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Old 12-30-2018, 02:17 AM
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I believe on the 91-96 the fog light switch is supposed to be located on the trim panel under the column on the left side edge. If you drop that panel (two screws) and look at the back there are outlines there for fog light switch and for off-road light switch too. There's also an outline for something else on the right side but I can't recall what it is, it might be related to transmission...

There's a 96 Dakota that had factory fogs in the JY I frequent and I noticed the fog light switch located there. I'd be curious to know whether all trucks were pre-wired for fogs or whether it's a completely separate harness?

The early trucks 87-90, located the fog light switch on the right side of that lower trim panel.

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Old 01-07-2019, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by 49ford View Post
hey I have a 91 Dakota and Iím thinking about adding fog lights but I canít figure out where the switch would go on a Dakota that had them stock. Is the switch a separate button or is it apart of the headlight switch.
Switch is separate button that gets located here:





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Old 01-08-2019, 08:24 PM
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Ok thanks those pictures really helped now my next question is are the wires already ran through the truck or must I run wires myself
 
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Ok thanks those pictures really helped now my next question is are the wires already ran through the truck or must I run wires myself
That seems to be luck of the draw.... some trucks have the connectors for ALL the options, whether they have them or not.... Others, not so much.
 
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:32 PM
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That seems to be luck of the draw.... some trucks have the connectors for ALL the options, whether they have them or not.... Others, not so much.
ok thanks now I know my next step
 
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Old 01-09-2019, 01:32 AM
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Originally Posted by 49ford View Post

ok thanks now I know my next step
I don't know that much about how Dodge did their wiring, but based on what I'm seeing on my 94 Dakota I would say they did not wire all trucks for factory fog lights.

Based on what I've seen it looks like factory fogs were only included in the AGG sport package, or at least as far as I can tell. I have found none of the connectors for the fogs on my truck.

I will be returning to that truck from the pics shortly, I will take a look at the wiring but IIRC it was all wrapped up together with the rest, not a separate harness as I'd hoped.

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