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This diode installation allows all of the lights to remain on simultaneously when the high beams are activated on GM vehicles. The diode is super easy to install, you need $2 and 10 minutes. 9 of those minutes will be spent congratulating yourself.After diode placement your lights will function as follows:

  • In auto mode- whenever your lights come on automatically the fogs will be on also.
  • Low Beams & Fogs- Only Low Beams & Fogs will be on
  • High Beams- Low Beams, Fog Lights, & High Beams will all be on (normally by default)  The vehicle turns off the fogs when in high beam mode, but this diode solves that.
  • MAKE SURE THE SIDE OF THE DIODE WITHOUT THE STRIPE IS IN THE 10 PIN. The diode allows electricity to travel in only one direction. 

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This diode installation allows all of the lights to remain on simultaneously when the high beams are activated on GM vehicles. The diode is super easy to install, you need $2 and 10 minutes. 9 of those minutes will be spent congratulating yourself.After diode placement your lights will function as follows:

  • In auto mode- whenever your lights come on automatically the fogs will be on also.
  • Low Beams & Fogs- Only Low Beams & Fogs will be on
  • High Beams- Low Beams, Fog Lights, & High Beams will all be on (normally by default)  The vehicle turns off the fogs when in high beam mode, but this diode solves that.
  • MAKE SURE THE SIDE OF THE DIODE WITHOUT THE STRIPE IS IN THE 10 PIN. The diode allows electricity to travel in only one direction. 
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9 hours ago, Rocket3T said:

I finally figured it out after some research. I also did the diode mod for the cargo light on with the reverse lights. I like it.

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Can you share what you found?  I'd like to do it myself.

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Im all new to this. I was looking at my plug wrong I didn't know that the 1st pic above was the plug with no wires. Looking for better pics of where to place the diode I came across an older post on the fourm from 2014 I believe posted by El Conqistador. Plug the diode in and then the cargo lights come on when you put it in reverse. I hope this helps. 

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Love both your mods, thanks for great info, 1 question? Does the auto dim still work , it wont with fog lights on, I kinda like that function but I like fog lights to remain on, thanks 

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On 4/8/2020 at 11:27 PM, Rocket3T said:

I finally figured it out after some research. I also did the diode mod for the cargo light on with the reverse lights. I like it.

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If you don't mind, which pin #'s for the reverse and courtesy light mod? 

 

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On 4/8/2020 at 11:27 PM, Rocket3T said:

I finally figured it out after some research. I also did the diode mod for the cargo light on with the reverse lights. I like it.

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Do you cargo lamps still function normal when in park

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I’m assuming these are the same for a custom. I had the fog lights put in by the dealer and for some reason I can’t get the diode to insert into pin #10 (the wire they installed with the fog light setup seems slightly thicker than the rest). This is the second night in a row I’ve spent around an hour trying to get this done... Any tips out there to help me out? ?‍♂️

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