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    Please help, front fog lights

    Hi ive upgraded my bumper to an astra coupe bumper and now found some fogs for it but i need to know if i have wires for them. If not how big a job is wiring up the fogs? I know ill need a new switch thingy for £40 and a fuse is there anything else?

    I have a 2000 V 1.6 8v LS.

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    Before you start wiring them up and buying the light switch make sure where the fuse location is you have pins in both sides

    It seems some cars are pre wired everywhere for it, some have no wiring under the bonnet for it and some don't even have it in the car.

    If there's nothing in the car it's one big job to do it and still get the factory look
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    Which fuse number is it do you know? Or ill check in handbook. Ive looked under the bonnet but cant find any leads near the fog holes

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    If you look in your owners manual it will be in there, saves me getting mine out

    I did Cal's 1.6 and it had no wiring under the bonnet but it all inside so was quite easy really
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    Ill check later off to work now. How can you find out if theres wiring inside? Cheers thanks for your help
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    Basically from what I can tell if where the fuse goes in you have contacts both sides of the fuse the wiring will be inside at least.

    If you only have it one side or not at all tuff luck i'm afraid
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    Hey good news mate got metal connectors on both sides of fuse How long did it take you to wires cals up? Need to find a good car electrician round by me now, unless youve got some great tips 4me?

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    Well assuming you don't have the wiring under the bonnet and TBH I couldn't say where its' tucked away all you need to do it run the wires to behind the glove box.

    You then need to test the wires going into the main multiplug and your looking for a black wire that goes live when the front fogs are switched on. Connect the live from the fogs to this, earth from the fogs to the body and job done.

    Really is a easy job but you do need to test the wire before you connect on because there's alot of black wires :!:
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    re: Please help, front fog lights

    Norm you'll need a new switch, fuse and a relay. If you've not already got them PM me as I have a new switch and relay you can have real cheap. Try looking again under the bumper area. My wires were taped up onto the chassis.
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