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#1 (permalink) Old 03-08-2005, 03:06 PM
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Replacing Fog Light Assembly

Hi All,
My fog light is cracked (the outside plastic lens), so I was looking at how to replace it.

Anyone done this before want to give some hints?

I see there is a little door in front of the tire to access the assembly, perhaps intended to change the bulb, but its hard to reach in there.

Do you have to take the tire off, or the plastic skirt on the outside of the car? Or just lift the car up and access the assembly from underneath?

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I just cranked the wheel to one side (out I think). I had no problem getting to the bulb.
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RE: Replacing Fog Light Assembly

please post pics on the front removal of bumper of you do it. ive never done it

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RE: Replacing Fog Light Assembly

i did it according to linh's instruction.. sorry i didnt get to take pics while i was taking the thing apart, there wasn't a camera handy at the time.

i took my fog lights out through the hole on the wheelwell when i first replaced the bulbs there were only 3 or 4 screw holding the bracket. you just have stick your hand in there and feel where they are. that is if you have a sport. dunno how to on non-sport.. might be totally different.

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RE: Replacing Fog Light Assembly

I also cracked the lens recently. I bought a new lens, but took it to my workshop to replace, as its a PITA to fix. Apparently there are 3 screws that need to be undone, and one is quite hard to access, and of course they are rusted cause they get covered in crap from the streets. It took my mechanic 30 minutes to do the job, but i figured it would take me ages to do it myself, lying on snow, trying to work upside down, not having the right tools.... no thanks.
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i did it according to linh's instruction.. sorry i didnt get to take pics while i was taking the thing apart, there wasn't a camera handy at the time.

i took my fog lights out through the hole on the wheelwell when i first replaced the bulbs there were only 3 or 4 screw holding the bracket. you just have stick your hand in there and feel where they are. that is if you have a sport. dunno how to on non-sport.. might be totally different.
quoting myself again.. what i was saying was i took the bumper out per linh's instruction

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BTW, guys - you know you can get xenon foglights for 300-500$ ? that be a nice upgrade.

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DEATH,

You asked people to do use the "search" feature, so why aren't you? I post this procedure with pictures a thousand times !!![:D][:D]

I was asking him to post it to see how he did it. I didnt ask how to do it.

go bark at someone else im not a noob asking how old everyone is.



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Ahhh, come on, post em again :) who likes using search?[:D]
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RE: Replacing Fog Light Assembly

Never done it.. sorry.. but does anyone have a spare fog light door for sale? my used SLK did not come with it..:)
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