Independent Fog w/ Original Switch

Disclaimer: The following is provided as a GUIDE ONLY, and neither myself, nor FITFREAK.NET endorse, recommend, encourage nor take any responsibility for the outcome of someone else doing the following. You follow these steps at your own risk!

I know you have seen many ways already for setting up an independent fog switch. This info has been gathered from reading all the threads and posts on this topic and of course doing it myself. So thanks to those that figured this out.

I have performed this mini project on 5 local Fits (Including mine) and they ALL HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL with NO HIGHBEAM DASH LIGHT ON.

Please follow these easy steps and please do not add on to these instructions, and you will be on your way to Independent Fogs!

Difficulty Level from 1-10: 2

Most Importantly Materials You will need before you begin.
- one 16 – 12 gauge wire about 2 feet legth.
- an “add a circuit” that brings 10amp fuses from your local auto store.
- Cutting plyers.
- Connectors w/ wire crimper or Solder tool
- Electrical tape

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Step 1: Remove the Steering wheel dash cover. A little tug will do.

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Step 2: There will be three harness that you are facing. Locate the harness to your left. This one… and take it out like so.

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Step 3: Locate the Yellow/Red wire on that harness. And cut it about 1-2 inches from the harness like so.

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Step 4: In this step you may use either a solder tool like Atticus (Fitfreak Member) did or you may use a simple connector like I did. Also, you may now disregard the loose wire from the bundle and focus on only the Yellow/Red wire that is still on the harness. Go ahead and strip about 1cm of wire to bare copper. And either solder or add a connecter to that end like so with a 2 foot spare wire you bought or have lying around that is about or equal to the same width of the wire that is on the harness.

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Step 5: Locate the Fuse box door to the bottom left of the steering wheel location like so and unlock and remove the door.

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Step 6: When you look inside you will see the fuse box. Go ahead and remove the 10amp fuse from slot #3 with your little white fuse remover which you should have in your fuse box. I know Atticus was not pointing at slot #3 but just look at slot #3 and remove that 10amp fuse and set aside.

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Step 7: Go back up to your steering dash and run the 2 foot long wire (red wire you see) that you connected with the Yellow/Red wire to the back of the steering wheel and you should see the wire go down the back of the steering wheel dash smoothly like so to where you should then see it reach to the fuse box.

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Step 8: Now this is where you use the “add a circuit”. Go ahead a cut the 2 foot long wire (that went in back of the steering wheel) to proper length to get rid of excess wire and connect the 2 foot long wire to the “add a circuit” and use the wire crimper like so on the blue connecter that comes with the “add a circuit”.

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Step 9: You will notice that the “add a circuit” has two slots as seen in this pic. Go ahead and add the 10amp fuse we set aside earlier into one of the slots and another 10amp fuse to the other slot. It will be a really tight fit for those 10amp fuses to fit in those two slots in the “add a circuit”. But believe me, it goes in.

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Step 9: Next, get the “add a circuit” that you have with the two 10 amp fuses and put it in slot #3 of your fuse box like so.

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Step 10: Lastly, make sure none of your wires have exposed copper. If so, use electrical tape and put everything back together (close fuse box, plastic steering dash) and the harness back in place.

Oh, if your wondering about the loose Yellow/Red wire that we cut at the beginning that was in a bundle of other wires, you can electrical tape the end and disregard it.

Thanks to Atticus for providing me with most of the pics. The rest were from my setup.

Did you notice??? There was no need to ground. And the best part… this

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