FAQ: Front Fog lights

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FAQ: Front Fog lights

Postby duncho » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:11 pm

[quote="Donkey"]Links and pics working for me
Well done Duncho btw thats a easy to follow and gotta say why is this a main agent only job? it does seem although restricted access a DIY job
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You know why, because manufacturer does not share their know-how... Luckily there are service manuals spread between people :)
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FAQ: Front Fog lights

Postby Donkey » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:16 pm

Just out of interest ill ring Nissan tomorrow and get workshop times and prices for replacement bulbs
I accept everyone gotta earn a living but those pics you put up show literaly plastic clips holding the tray, something a novice could undertake with ease if the instructions re removing battery are followed
But thankfully guys like Duncho are exactly what a forum needs to point out hang on a second theres another way
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FAQ: Front Fog lights

Postby duncho » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:51 pm

Thank you Donkey for positive reaction on shared information Wink. It is still possible to replace fog lamp bulbs from a car bottom after engine cover is removed, but access is a bit restricted.
However, it's definitely not true what some dealership said to one of the forum members that bumper has to be removed when bulbs are about to be replaced Big smile
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Re: FAQ: Front Fog lights

Postby craigstekna » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:49 am

Any chance you have a diagram on removing the engine cover duncho? I need to replace the fog light bulbs today, can't believe its such a PITA :(
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Re: FAQ: Front Fog lights

Postby Hound » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:19 am

As mentioned it's just a "baker's dozen" of plastic clips, but I'm sure duncho can suggest "dos" and "dont's".
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Probably best to check that you can get replacements in case you break any during removal!
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Re: FAQ: Front Fog lights

Postby craigstekna » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:37 am

Thanks hound!

I need to get me one of those service manuals!
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Re: FAQ: Front Fog lights

Postby craigstekna » Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:31 am

Replaced mine with LED's this morning, literally 3 screws, manipulate the small plastic panel out of place then its access all the way!

Whole job took me 30 minutes to replace both sides including testing and jacking up the car :)
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