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Old 03-25-2013, 04:01 PM   #1
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Removing stock fog lights

I busted both of my lights at some point and all I have now are the wires and the bracket. So I'm wanting to take them out completely. I have the 13mm socket and will be getting zip ties soon. The issue I'm having are two: 1) which way am I turning the bolt on the side of the bracket to get the bolt out. And 2) where under the hood do the wires connect to? I've read the bolt are in the hollow part of the bumper, but I've checked and it isn't there. My jeep is a 2000.

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Old 03-25-2013, 04:06 PM   #2
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FWIW...on my '04 TJ the wiring goes up about 6 to 8 inches from the bumper/ light..and there is a plug...just unplug it. Under the fender, part of the same wiring to headlights.

The lights are secured with conventional hardware on mine as well...which means "righty tighty/ lefty loosey" I know it is corny but it helps remember. as you look down on a bolt, (or up at a bolt) it turns to the left to loosen.

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... also, don't forget to remove the relay. It's located in the under-hood fuse box and labeled.
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... also, don't forget to remove the relay. It's located in the under-hood fuse box and labeled.
Good point never considered that
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As stated, the plug is just up inside the front of the fender. As for the fasteners, they're regular right hand threads, so, righty tighty, lefty loosey
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Alright. Good to know where the wires come up under. I opened the hood and I can find the fuse box easily, but it was those stupid wires lol. As for the bolt, I tried going towards the grill and it seemed to loosen up, then it went tight again. Maybe I'm doing something wrong?
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Alright. Good to know where the wires come up under. I opened the hood and I can find the fuse box easily, but it was those stupid wires lol. As for the bolt, I tried going towards the grill and it seemed to loosen up, then it went tight again. Maybe I'm doing something wrong?
probably need 2 wrenches to hold the nut on the bottom
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Alright. Good to know where the wires come up under. I opened the hood and I can find the fuse box easily, but it was those stupid wires lol. As for the bolt, I tried going towards the grill and it seemed to loosen up, then it went tight again. Maybe I'm doing something wrong?
Removing the drivers side: handle towards rear, pull towards you.

Passenger side: handle to rear, push away from you.
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:52 PM   #9
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probably need 2 wrenches to hold the nut on the bottom
Glad I got someone coming over Wednesday to help clean the engine. Can put her to work some more

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Removing the drivers side: handle towards rear, pull towards you.

Passenger side: handle to rear, push away from you.
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Removing the drivers side: handle towards rear, pull towards you.

Passenger side: handle to rear, push away from you.
Ahha, figured I was doing it wrong anyways, even though I could get the bolts to turn lol.
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