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Old 09-10-2012, 04:58 PM   #1
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Was trying to re-wire my fog lamps to a rocker switch and apparently I cut the wrong wire. Now I don't have headlights or fog lamps, anyone that can help? Would be better if in the east bay/San Joaquin county area that can teach/help fix this problem! Will reward with $ or beer or if willing to help a college student out for free, need this running ASAP as its my DD!

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Old 09-10-2012, 05:33 PM   #2
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If you can find the wire(s) you cut, you should be able to match the colors and splice them back together. You can find the wire(s) right???

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If you can find the wire(s) you cut, you should be able to match the colors and splice them back together. You can find the wire(s) right???
Yea I have the wires I cut, but can't remember the order they went into the part it plugs into.
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Yea I have the wires I cut, but can't remember the order they went into the part it plugs into.
OK did you do one side at a time or did you do both?
If one side use the other as your guide.
If both you may need a buddies Jeep or a service manual with the wiring specs.
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OK did you do one side at a time or did you do both?
If one side use the other as your guide.
If both you may need a buddies Jeep or a service manual with the wiring specs.
Both sides, I figured out which wire I have to plug back in, I think, and I have 3 slots open, so I'll get a manual, unfortunately it's 100 degrees here and cannot work on this anymore, hopefully I'm gonna get this right, and I still need to wire my cb, and it sucks that I'm useless with any type of wiring.
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Both sides, I figured out which wire I have to plug back in, I think, and I have 3 slots open, so I'll get a manual, unfortunately it's 100 degrees here and cannot work on this anymore, hopefully I'm gonna get this right, and I still need to wire my cb, and it sucks that I'm useless with any type of wiring.
So where are you that it's 100? It's only about 97 here.
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So where are you that it's 100? It's only about 97 here.
In the central valley, mountain house, gets hot all day and then windy as f**k all night.
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In the central valley, mountain house, gets hot all day and then windy as f**k all night.
OK gotcha. Good luck with the wiring issues.

And I know all about winds living in the desert.
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OK gotcha. Good luck with the wiring issues.

And I know all about winds living in the desert.
Thanks, hopefully I get it right, if not I'll be asking here again.
Yea, it's gets really annoying.
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I have a sevice manuel for my 03. Maybe the same as your 01. Let me know if I can help.
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I have a sevice manuel for my 03. Maybe the same as your 01. Let me know if I can help.
I'm going to try and splice the wire I think is for my headlamps tomorrow, if it doesn't work I'll ask for help again, thanks.
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Ok so this is my problem


Attachment 159229

As you can see the little sensor piece won't fit the wire in any way. Anyone help?
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OK let me see if I have this right, you cut the wire off at the connector?
If yes you will need to get a small wire pick and try very carefully to get the connector for that wire out of the big connector.

Then you can solider a new piece of wire to it and put that back into the big connector. Then you can connect the 2 loose ends with solider and heat shrink.

Is this right?
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The little connector on the wire is still on it, I spliced the wires do they can be one piece again, but now the little connector won't fit into the main unit. I'm breaking a sweat here trying to figure it out
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OK now I understand. Here you go:
Carefully remove the wire from the connector.
Get some new wire about 6" long and solider it to the connector.
Put the little connector back into the big connector.
Get rid of the splice you used and get some heat shrink.
Solider the wires together and cover with the heat shrink.
(you can use a hair dryer on the heat shrink)

That should do it for you.
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OK now I understand. Here you go:
Carefully remove the wire from the connector.
Get some new wire about 6" long and solider it to the connector.
Put the little connector back into the big connector.
Get rid of the splice you used and get some heat shrink.
Solider the wires together and cover with the heat shrink.
(you can use a hair dryer on the heat shrink)

That should do it for you.
Ok that's what a friend said, he's coming over later to show me, hopefully he's better than I am at this, I'll keep posting until this is done, if not I'll give you a call it's again hot as a mf. I think I've sweated out like 4 lbs haha
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Ok that's what a friend said, he's coming over later to show me, hopefully he's better than I am at this, I'll keep posting until this is done, if not I'll give you a call it's again hot as a mf. I think I've sweated out like 4 lbs haha
I feel your pain, I spent hours working on mine Sunday afternoon and sweated buckets and buckets! By the time I was done I was completely soaked!

Let us know how it works out.
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I feel your pain, I spent hours working on mine Sunday afternoon and sweated buckets and buckets! By the time I was done I was completely soaked!

Let us know how it works out.
Yea I called my buddy and he said he'll help but like at 6-7 when it's not as hot haha but I got the wiring and the rest of my cb done now it's just the damn lights haha
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Hey your almost done then, good. Let us know.
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Hey your almost done then, good. Let us know.
Well it's the wiring for the cb not the lights, also found out the wire I clipped is either for my high or low beams, when I hit it it lights on but the high bean indicator doesn't come on, hit it again lights turn off and no high beam indicator either. I hate driving the Toyota and feeling useless about my jeep haha
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You will get soon enough. At least you have a second car to drive, some don't! Hell you could be driving a Yugo!
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good job Jeff
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Thanks Stan! How in the heck are you?
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You will get soon enough. At least you have a second car to drive, some don't! Hell you could be driving a Yugo!
Just filled the Toyota today after almost 400 mile, my god cars get more than 17mpgs?!?!? Almost 35mpg! An I actually love yugos.
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So no go, high beams work lows don't, I think I may need a new wiring harness
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So no go, high beams work lows don't, I think I may need a new wiring harness
Well got it all working! About 4 hours 12 beers me and the most redneck friend I have, but we got the headlights, both High and low beams, and my new rocker switch to turn my fogs on without having the headlights on! Cb is all hooked up too.
If anyone comes across this problem, the white/orange wire is the fog light wires.
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Well got it all working! About 4 hours 12 beers me and the most redneck friend I have, but we got the headlights, both High and low beams, and my new rocker switch to turn my fogs on without having the headlights on! Cb is all hooked up too.
If anyone comes across this problem, the white/orange wire is the fog light wires.
Good to hear you got it all repaired! Good info on the fog light wire colors, it may help someone else.

If you ever get over this way let me know and we will find some places to wheel!
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Good to hear you got it all repaired! Good info on the fog light wire colors, it may help someone else.

If you ever get over this way let me know and we will find some places to wheel!
Sounds good, will definitely hit you up whenever I'm around, thanks for the help an encouragement.
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You are welcome! That is why we are here after all, to learn and to share knowledge and to have fun with our Jeeps! See you around.

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