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Ok guys here is the deal. I am helping a friend install fog lights on his xb. They are like the factory ones but not. He is using the factory install instructions. The instrucions say that the hardware kit comes with a fuse. The after fogs he got doesn't come with a fuse. However the switch does light up, bu the fogs don't So I am expecting we have to install a fuse. However the directions don't tell us where the fuse is supposed to go and I can't figure it out. Any help here from those that have doen this?
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I installed the fog light kit...funny you should mention the fuse as part of the kit, because I don't remember the fuse and after following the install instructions (that don't mention the fuse again) it all worked as it should. My guess is that the fuse is pre-installed in the fuse panel...and the parts list is a misprint. The problem is most likely in the "after market" switch not having all of the connections of the factory switch. It would be helpfull if someone had a wiring diagram.

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Yeah we ended up figuring it out. The fuse was already installed. It was these extension connectors that came with the kit that were causing the problem.
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eh, we mostly figured it out. Think Im going to look into a factory switch. Turned on my light this AM and noticed I didn't have panel lights in the HVAC/ radio area and that my dimmer was useless. Might have just blown a fuse but that seems suspect.

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good thing we kept the end of that connector then.

Although check the fuses. I was touching wires together to figure out how to hook it up and I could have easily blown a fuse.
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ta da...yep it was a blown fuse.


leave it to Toyota to reinvent the fuse tho.

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ok, where is the fuse for the fog lamps located>?
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What is the Factory Fog Switch part number? Does any one know?

I bought some after market fog lights, but I remember the aftermarket switch is different from the Factory switch.

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What is the Factory Fog Switch part number? Does any one know?

I bought some after market fog lights, but I remember the aftermarket switch is different from the Factory switch.
Did you search the forums? I know there was a discussion about the switch maybe a year ago. I remember the switch alone was about $60.

Just a suggestion... I see this xB being parted on eBay has fog lights. Maybe they will sell you the switch cheap.

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I was able to find the switch at toyota and its actually $50 now.

Three questions:

Where is the harness located at underneath the panel? Is there a label I should be looking for or wire colors?
I notice for fog lights, it mentions Low Profile Fuse, 15A... Where do I install this fuse at (into the switch)?

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