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So we have had our EX-L RES for over a week and I couldn't go any longer w/o the fog light kit. I think it completes the look of the van with the fog lights so this past weekend I tackled installation of the OEM fog light kit. Overall installation was a breeze. Tough part was getting the bumper off the clips holding it in.

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1tugt, try re-upload the pictures. and how long it took you from Start to Finished?

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1tugt, try re-upload the pictures. and how long it took you from Start to Finished?

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What do you mean re-uploading pictures? Overall it took me about 2 1/2 hrs while keeping a eye on a 7 mo old in the garage.

I think it can be done in 1 1/2 hrs since the hard part is getting all the clips / bolts off to get the bumper off. Then from there it's a breeze of routing the harness along one of the harness on the front frame and zip tie. The LX does require a different light switch than what comes in the kit since LX doesn't have auto headlamps.
 

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What do you mean re-uploading pictures? Overall it took me about 2 1/2 hrs while keeping a eye on a 7 mo old in the garage.

I think it can be done in 1 1/2 hrs since the hard part is getting all the clips / bolts off to get the bumper off. Then from there it's a breeze of routing the harness along one of the harness on the front frame and zip tie. The LX does require a different light switch than what comes in the kit since LX doesn't have auto headlamps.
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What do you mean re-uploading pictures? Overall it took me about 2 1/2 hrs while keeping a eye on a 7 mo old in the garage.

I think it can be done in 1 1/2 hrs since the hard part is getting all the clips / bolts off to get the bumper off. Then from there it's a breeze of routing the harness along one of the harness on the front frame and zip tie. The LX does require a different light switch than what comes in the kit since LX doesn't have auto headlamps.

Thumbs up~!! (for pic above)~It does looks alot better on appearance.

Hey 2-1/2hrs is not bad. Compare to my kids, always prolong my projects time.
"What you doing dad?" "What is this dad?" "Can I borrow this for an moment for my toys?" "Are you done yet?" ect....LOL
 

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Thumbs up~!! (for pic above)~It does looks alot better on appearance.

Hey 2-1/2hrs is not bad. Compare to my kids, always prolong my projects time.
"What you doing dad?" "What is this dad?" "Can I borrow this for an moment for my toys?" "Are you done yet?" ect....LOL
LOL, if my 3 yr was with me it wouldn't of gotten done.
 

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LOL, if my 3 yr was with me it wouldn't of gotten done.
yea 5 month old and 4 year old here....i was messing with headlights the other night in garage and my son (4 year old) threw a couple of my black plastic clips down in the engine compartment!! luckly they fell out haha
 

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Not to thread jack, but the passenger fog light on our two week old Ody TE is busted. Will the replacement require taking off the bumper?

Thanks in advance
 

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If I remember correctly, you need to remove two or three under the wheel well (on bumper side). And peel open the black panel, you should see fog light housing and able remove & replace the bulb.

Not to thread jack, but the passenger fog light on our two week old Ody TE is busted. Will the replacement require taking off the bumper?

Thanks in advance
 

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It's actually not the bulb but the lens from a kicked up rock.
Yes the bumper will need to be removed to remove the fog light since there is a screw that actually holds it into place along with the clip

A suggestion if you do tackle this job is remove the two screws holding the mud flap to the front bumper and pull it back to access the fog light connector and disconnect them before you proceed to removing the bumper to prevent stretching the wires if the bumper falls.

Since you said its only 2 weeks old I would see if you an get it replaced under warranty. It's worth a try.
 

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Hi 1tufgt,

I finally got the kit from US, and probably install them myself this week some time. Just wondering, do I need to jack the front of the car to get clearance for bumper removal? Or is it okay to work with it on the flat ground?
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Well my driveway slants upwards therefore I just parked it at the apex of the driveway which allowed me to do it without jacking the front up. If your able to get to all the screwed / clips under the front bumper then you don't need to.
 

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Hi OP,
it has been a while but I want to do this mod and have some question for you. First, I want to put a HID KIT for the fog light. Do you think the oem housing will hold up well with the heat from the hid bulbs?
 
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