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Old 11th December 2013, 20:13   #8836
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I have installed the same in my Figo (present model)
Hi, did you just installed the bulbs or was the wireing was also required? Also please share the cost of the job, we also have facelifted model.
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Hi, did you just installed the bulbs or was the wireing was also required? Also please share the cost of the job, we also have facelifted model.
Yes, even am interested in it. Please share the procedure and cost involved in it. Thanks
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Thanks tharian,

The member had linked the lights to the brake, effectively using them as brake lamps. .
Are you sure?
This is what he had quoted in his post which was why I remembered his thread specifically,

"Tail-lights - Most people who own a Figo will know what I am talking about here. The original tail-light comes with only 3 bulbs - 1) indicator, 2) reverse and 3) brake/parking (double filament). There are 2 slots empty in the tail-light cluster - in one slot (top) I have put a bulb for brake light and in the second one I have put a bulb that can be used as the rear fog-light. The original fog-lamp switch has a double pull mechanism. This light turns on when at the second pull. So now, whenever I have a car behind me with his high beam, I switch on the rear fog-lights, these are really bright red and quite irritating."


Linking lights is a simple DIY. On my Figo, I have two turn signals along with two brake lamps. The tail lump cluster proves what it is now- a Christmas tree set up. This is of course on the old models.

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"Tail-lights - Most people who own a Figo will know what I am talking about here. The original tail-light comes with only 3 bulbs - 1) indicator, 2) reverse and 3) brake/parking (double filament). There are 2 slots empty in the tail-light cluster - in one slot (top) I have put a bulb for brake light and in the second one I have put a bulb that can be used as the rear fog-light. The original fog-lamp switch has a double pull mechanism. This light turns on when at the second pull.
Could you please provide more details as to how we can achieve this ? May be a step by step instruction.
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Could you please provide more details as to how we can achieve this ? May be a step by step instruction.
Actually, that is what the discussion is about in the last few posts., how to set up the rear fog lamps.

I had quoted another member who already achieved this in the following thread, and just quoted a para from it,

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...i-shocker.html (White Ford Figo 1.4 Tdci - The Shocker) (White Ford Figo 1.4 Tdci - The Shocker)
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Hi, did you just installed the bulbs or was the wireing was also required? Also please share the cost of the job, we also have facelifted model.
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Yes, even am interested in it. Please share the procedure and cost involved in it. Thanks

As company is not providing a wire kit for the rear fog, we have to wire it from front instrumental panel till the rear light.Cost will depend on the bulb and holder you choose.
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Hi everyone, this is my first ever post on t-bhp. I have a query which has been discussed previously on this thread, its regarding the rear fog lights on the Figo.

As everyone must be aware that there is a vacant slot for the rear fog lamps, hence during the 10k service had asked the A.S.S guys if they can install them (did not want to risk warranty, hence avoided after market).

The technician conveyed that the wiring diagram is no longer available with them, hence he cannot fix it . I just played my card & informed him that one of my friends had got it installed in another ford workshop. He requested if I can name the workshop, so that he can get in touch with them & get the wiring diagram.

Guys, if any one has been successful in getting the Ford A.S.S guys install the rear fog lamps, please do let me know.
Hi Venkat,
I've got extra holders & bulbs fitted in the empty slots on my Figo, looks awesome! Didn't go for the rear-fogs as it involves opening the headlight switch & taking a wire through the car to the tail lamp - time consuming and anyways Mumbai hardly has any fog so a rear fog lamp is of no use.
I now have all 3 slots light up together like normal, was a simple process done by fng in 15 mins flat!
Check out my Figo review to see how it looks! Can't attach the link as I'm on the mobile app.
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Are you sure?
This is what he had quoted in his post which was why I remembered his thread specifically,

"Tail-lights - Most people who own a Figo will know what I am talking about here. The original tail-light comes with only 3 bulbs - 1) indicator, 2) reverse and 3) brake/parking (double filament). There are 2 slots empty in the tail-light cluster - in one slot (top) I have put a bulb for brake light and in the second one I have put a bulb that can be used as the rear fog-light. The original fog-lamp switch has a double pull mechanism. This light turns on when at the second pull. So now, whenever I have a car behind me with his high beam, I switch on the rear fog-lights, these are really bright red and quite irritating."


Linking lights is a simple DIY. On my Figo, I have two turn signals along with two brake lamps. The tail lump cluster proves what it is now- a Christmas tree set up. This is of course on the old models.
Missed that, thanks for pointing it out. Will try to get in touch with the member & obtain a wiring diagram (for the Ford guys & I am not sound with electrical stuff). Don't want to risk warranty at the same time cant wait for a couple of years for the warranty to expire.

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Hi Venkat,
I've got extra holders & bulbs fitted in the empty slots on my Figo, looks awesome! Didn't go for the rear-fogs as it involves opening the headlight switch & taking a wire through the car to the tail lamp - time consuming and anyways Mumbai hardly has any fog so a rear fog lamp is of no use.
I now have all 3 slots light up together like normal, was a simple process done by fng in 15 mins flat!
Check out my Figo review to see how it looks! Can't attach the link as I'm on the mobile app.
Thanks Nishant, the Figo does look awesome with the entire tail lamp cluster lit up. But the facelift model (which i own) has only one empty slot, hence was more inclined towards installing fog lamps.
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Missed that, thanks for pointing it out. Will try to get in touch with the member & obtain a wiring diagram (for the Ford guys & I am not sound with electrical stuff).
There is no wiring kit available as such. You need to pull out a wire from the instrument cluster or from the combination switch to make the rear fog working the the headlight combination switch.
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There is no wiring kit available as such. You need to pull out a wire from the instrument cluster or from the combination switch to make the rear fog working the the headlight combination switch.
Can ford deny my warranty, if I do this. I can't risk it because my car is just 5 months old and I have another 3.5 yrs to go before it expires.

But I badly, want to make rear fog work, it just looks too good.
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Can ford deny my warranty, if I do this. I can't risk it because my car is just 5 months old and I have another 3.5 yrs to go before it expires.

But I badly, want to make rear fog work, it just looks too good.
Any extra wires inside the car would be easily detectable. IMO it's simply not worth risking warranty for rear-fogs, as they've got very little practical use.
On the other hand, fitting extra bulbs involves wiring completely concealed within the tail lamp assembly and hence the chance of detection is very low.
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On the other hand, fitting extra bulbs involves wiring completely concealed within the tail lamp assembly and hence the chance of detection is very low.
Wiring inside the taillamp is not detectable, but service centers do check all bulbs to be in working condition during regular service, and they will notice the extra bulbs then.
For me, they know that, but for some reason they have jotted down all the after market stuff I have done, including the wipers, but not the extra bulbs in the tail lamp.
As far as I know, at the most , the taillamp fuse will blow due to wrong connection, and that needs to be replaced.
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Any extra wires inside the car would be easily detectable. IMO it's simply not worth risking warranty for rear-fogs, as they've got very little practical use.
On the other hand, fitting extra bulbs involves wiring completely concealed within the tail lamp assembly and hence the chance of detection is very low.
So, I guess i'll have to wait till my warranty gets over. Can't risk it with warranty. Also, I so badly wanted to get drl's fitted, but again warranty issues :/
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So, I guess i'll have to wait till my warranty gets over. Can't risk it with warranty. Also, I so badly wanted to get drl's fitted, but again warranty issues :/
Hey Sameer, these warranty void things depends on your relationship with the service guys and since you've been a regular visitor there for the check light issue i'm sure you know them quite well now !

Casually check up with one of the SA's whether there will be a problem if you get DRL's fitted. It should not be an issue if the wiring is done properly.
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Hey Sameer, these warranty void things depends on your relationship with the service guys and since you've been a regular visitor there for the check light issue i'm sure you know them quite well now !

Casually check up with one of the SA's whether there will be a problem if you get DRL's fitted. It should not be an issue if the wiring is done properly.
Lol, yes fortunately or rather say unfortunately I know each and every person there. I'll ask them both the things, rear fog lamps and drl's. I'll be going there in 2-3 weeks, as car is just 1k kms away from second service.
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