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Old 01-05-2014, 04:02 PM   #1
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Default Fog lamps not working after bulb change

Need some help because I'm a little stumped here.

I recently bought some yellow 55W H10 bulbs for my fog lamps just for a little different look.

I pulled the original bulbs today, put in the new ones, turned on the fog lights to test them out and they won't come on (all the other lights work).

So, I checked the fuse, it is not blown.

Swapped the original bulbs back in and they still don't turn on.

WTF?
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Old 01-05-2014, 04:19 PM   #2
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Yeah, that's weird. Did you check the fuse(s)? Have you checked the sockets for power with a VOM?

Isn't the fog an H11 or 9145, depending on GT or Pony?

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Was the Key on? Only reason I asked was a friend did the same thing and I went over to help diagnose it and told him to turn the key on and all worked.
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Yep, seen that dang key thing drive a few people crazy......but never me.......lol
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Was the Key on? Only reason I asked was a friend did the same thing and I went over to help diagnose it and told him to turn the key on and all worked.
Ahh...well, the key was not on. I will try that.

BTW they are H10/9145 bulbs...I did check that.
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Yep...that was it! Didn't realize the fog lights only worked with the key on. Thanks fellas
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How do you like the yellow? I love mine. I like the yellow bulbs better so I can still have the clear lenses when they're off.
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I run Hella Optilux Extreme XY lamps in my fogs; 2500k. In dark, snowy or wet or foggy weather they're a major improvement over the stock ~3500k lamps and anything higher in Kelvin.
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I have Hoen Endurance yellow bulbs in my '06 GT fogs. I like them. work better in fog, snow or even rain.
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How do you like the yellow? I love mine. I like the yellow bulbs better so I can still have the clear lenses when they're off.
Couldn't tell ya...car is residing in the garage right now! I did turn them on, they actually weren't quite as yellow as I expected, but I know the yellow will be more useful if I use them as actual fog lights. Plus, like I said I wanted a little different look.
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