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    If I got hold of fogs for my 07 plate, and I wired them into the full beam circuit (I have no fog light control and have no desire to root around trying to wire it) will it nacker the canbus or throw up errors?

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    Should be ok mate as it is same power

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    Nice one, thanks! Would I be able to extend the leads off the full beam and wire the fogs in parralel or is there something more scientific to it? (I wasn't too clever at physics at school)

    Stuart

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    Not sure if it would pass an MOT someone on here should know

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    Quote Originally Posted by troutybrown View Post
    Not sure if it would pass an MOT someone on here should know

    As in, it would not be functioning as it was designed?

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    as in you are not supposed to use FOG lights unless it is FOGGY!

    Clue is in the name

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    Quote Originally Posted by wardy View Post
    as in you are not supposed to use FOG lights unless it is FOGGY!

    Clue is in the name
    Cheers!

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    You could end up burning out the wiring or the switch if you just wire them up to the main beam. Its very easy to wire them up through a relay and put a small switch on one of the spare dashboard points.
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    Ah, so many issues with this! Blanker plates it is cheers for the help chaps

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