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Fog light switch keeps melting

Discussion in '8th Gen' started by Hummer, Aug 22, 2008.

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    Hummer Well-Known Member

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    Fog light switch keeps melting

    Hey guys, i have after market fog lights, the way its hooked up is directly to the battery, i have the black wire thats grounded in the engine bay in 2 different spots, and iv checked for tears and rips but havent found any. I was told I could connect the power wire to the cassette player but i cant find where on the back, iv gone through about 3 switches now, after about 20 minutes the switch starts to melt and the wires burn. Any solutions?
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    GSE21tuner Formerly rollatuner110. Representing AZLexus.club

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    Use a higher amp switch and/or change to a metal one.
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    Hi you need to put a relay 30AMP for the fogs a higher amp switch it not good just alone.
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    i found out that my wires connecting to the switch werent inserted fully so they were barely touching so i guess the heat just built up. fixed it by connecting the wires more securely.
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    MacktasticSlick TRD whore with 36,000 posts, bitch

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    Damn you got a lot of old threads lol
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    yeah he does haha. I didn't want to bump ALL of them lol.
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    You guys have no life's lol
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    wow, how can it melt?

    pics or it didnt happen:cool:
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    Dude i was driving and i smelled smoke and burning plastic, i pulled over unplugged it and threw it out the window.
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    cBass buffalo bell lover

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    why? should have saved it and displayed it at home or something
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    MacktasticSlick TRD whore with 36,000 posts, bitch

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    Epic fail by the forum grammar Nazi.
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    Fuck off. :)
    Added: Jan 8, 2012 6:56 PM
    I have a picture of the the fuse i melted, ill post it later.
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    MacktasticSlick TRD whore with 36,000 posts, bitch

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    Hey shut your damn face, that's a rare opportunity. Well not really, you spell shit wrong all the time, but as far as using the wrong word, that's pretty rare.
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    That made me, lol.
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    I melted fog light fuses before also.... strange. Cheap ebay garbage.

    can't find the pic though.
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    Ill post mine, it was way too big or something, it was a 25 but shoulda been like a 20 or 15. Didnt even pop.

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