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    Rear Fog Lights?

    Does anyone know how to activate the rear fogs on the 300C SRT 8? I know the Euro versions come with it automatically when you push the Fog Light button twice. Would I have to buy the Euro light switch?

    (the rear fogs on our cars are the bottom parking lights on the tail lights)
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    Dude, I am pretty sure that light is for reverse. "R".. lol. They won't put fog lights on our taillights for legal safety..... aka blinding the people behind you. Maybe I have no idea what the hel! I am talking about or maybe I misread your post... its 2 am.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NY69TH View Post
    Does anyone know how to activate the rear fogs on the 300C SRT 8? I know the Euro versions come with it automatically when you push the Fog Light button twice. Would I have to buy the Euro light switch?

    (the rear fogs on our cars are the bottom parking lights on the tail lights)
    My Volvo came with rear fog lights, and I got a warning from a police officer for them. I've heard they're illegal in most U.S. States on the grounds they're distracting (I know that doesn't answer your question, but thought I'd give this warning before you look at going down this road) to drivers, since most are difficult to differentiate from brake lights.
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    there is no "activation" for them in the USA, the wiring at the bulb isn't there. the bottom lamps have a 3 circuit design, Run, Brake(or fog lamp), Ground..

    the brake/fog wiring ins't there, so even with the Euro lamp switch you won't get anything..


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    now with that said, I did activate mine as a secondary brake lamp, I jumped a wire from the upper brake lamp down to that location using the mopar wire repair kit for the connector (so it had the correct PIN and wire color in it) and then attached my lowers to a wig-wag flasher so they flashed 3 times when I braked then went solid:.

    I used to have a video on it, let me see if I can find it.
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    Thanks for the replies,
    For those who don't know the bottom red parking light on euro models can act as a rear fog light (a constant bright red) for bad weather. I know most people in the U.S. don't know how to use them or know they have them (some euro cars like Audi, BMW, MB, Volvo come with them)
    As fnkycld pointed out above (thanks) check out this link, it has a video of it.
    http://www.300cforums.com/forums/lig...fog-light.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattRMagnum View Post
    My Volvo came with rear fog lights, and I got a warning from a police officer for them. I've heard they're illegal in most U.S. States on the grounds they're distracting (I know that doesn't answer your question, but thought I'd give this warning before you look at going down this road) to drivers, since most are difficult to differentiate from brake lights.
    They should be illegal in England too because most of the people here who use them shouldn't be behind the wheel. We never get fog bad enough on the roads I travel to use them, but somebody always has to use them.......

    UK law states they should be used when visibilty is less than 100 metres (330 feet) but people here use them when you can see for miles and the traffic is nose to tail!

    You don't want them, they are better left as dual tail lights. I've been driving for 23 years and I think only once have I deemed the fog bad enough to use them, and that was living in the middle of no where.

    Worst thing is, here people use them in heavy rain and that is dangerous due to the glare.

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