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Old 08-06-2017, 05:17 AM   #1
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Default Do you have fog lights and use an Aftermarket switch?

I have a pair of Hella fogs to install. I want to use a OEM looking switch. Does anyone here use a switch like that? If so, what switch do you use? Do you have photo or link to it?

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A switch was available OEM for the fog/driving lights that were usually dealer installed, it looks like this (see link) below:

https://www.ebay.com/i/201983580886?chn=ps&dispItem=1

You could use any OEM switch that has an on/off position. Make sure to use a relay to wire the lights.

The Dealer installed lights were designed to use power to the switch (relay trigger wire) from the low beam headlights so the lights would only come on when the low bean headlights were on, and would go off with the high beams.

Most will not install them this way if they want the lights to be available to use at any time.
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I use a switch from a pathfinder that was used to unlock the hatch. It was momentary and I modified it to be 2 position. The throw is nice and short allowing me to essentially tap it to turn off my lights. I use it for a pair of Hella 500s on my grill guard.
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A switch was available OEM for the fog/driving lights that were usually dealer installed, it looks like this (see link) below:

[url]https://www.ebay.com/i/201983580886?chn=ps&dispItem=1[/url
That switch is perfect!
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That switch is perfect!

And I just "Bought It Now"
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that switch looks like it has 4 pins on it, I don't know what the forth pin would be for.

I know a normal lighted switch would have 3 pins: 1 power in (from a source that only has power when key is on), 1 is power out to lights (or relay if you are using one), and one would be a ground for the bulb in the switch.
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I hope you didn't pay that. I pick them up at junkyards for like 2 or 3 bucks. can be found in Pathys usually.
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I hope you didn't pay that. I pick them up at junkyards for like 2 or 3 bucks. can be found in Pathys usually.
I had to buy it, just saves me time. I have looked in d21's and Pathys. None of the junkyards around here have them and I've been looking for awhile now.

Now I can stop wasting my time going to the junkyard.
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you should always contact David29, he sells used Nissan parts, would most likely be cheaper than E-bay. He packages well, I just bought a bezel from him, and he ships fast.
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David29, that is good to know...

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