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Fog Light Install on a 2014 RAV4 LE
I have a 2014 RAV4 LE that has the harness and fog light fuse already in place but no fog lights and no relay (same as the person who made the two videos on his 2015 model). I too ordered the kit that came with the "hot switch". I liked very much what he did with all his efforts but very unclear on how to modify the "hot" switch to turn it into a "ground" switch. Seems like he is using diodes and such according to his hand written diagram in part 2 of his video. Having fog lights "on" at the same time as the high beams of the headlights is very undesirable. Anyone that has driven in fog knows that high beams make visibility even worse! So, I would rather turn the fog lights on/off manually, but override the fog lights to "off" when ignition key is turned off (key position 1). I believe he stated this could be done with 3C pin 45 (+ACC). However, it seems that when one particular fellow did this, he encountered a whole bunch of warning light problems on his dash panel. The author of the videos replied that was probably because he was connecting ACC+ to ground.
1) So my question is, should I use the "hot switch" version that has a control wire (WHT , YEL, or GRN as the case may be) and also use 3C pin 45 so that the hot switch only receives power when the ignition key switch is turned to position 2 or 3? I am still thinking that the factory installed fuse will still come into play if I am using the factory installed harness, and I am also thinking that I will still need to buy the Fog relay and place it in the relay box on the left side under the hood. Are my assumptions correct?
2) I still haven't figured out where my control wire (WHT , YEL, or GRN as the case may be) connects to and where to connect the red wire of the "hot switch". The video author says to connect the red wire of the fog switch to the red wire of the TRAC/VSC switch located on the left side of the fog light switch in his video. However, that is also assuming that you are using the modified "ground switch" version like he used. Again I have a problem with the modifications he made. He says he cut two wires and he added two wires but his diagram shows diodes being used. Very unclear. It is my understanding that his method only allows the fog lights to come on if the headlight high beams are "on". I think its a better idea to be able to switch the fog lights "on" and "off" anytime, but only when the ignition ACC+ switch is in position 2 or 3, so that you don't accidentally leave the fog lights on and run your battery down. I need help achieving this.
Thanks again to the author of the videos for all his efforts in trying to accommodate everyone. I would appreciate anyone here who could shed a little more light (no pun intended).