If you have read our previous article about 96-98 Honda Civic EK Fog Lights Kit, you should also read this article about how to install the fog lights kit for your Honda Civic EK.  This installation will split into two parts – First part is an installation guide about how to install the fog lights onto your bumper; Second part is about how to connect the switch to the fog lights and put the switch to the panel.

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Tools recommended for installing 96-98 Honda Civic Fog Lights:

- 1/4″ Drive Ratchet
- 6″ Extension
- 10mm Socket
- Phillips Screwdriver
- Knife/Box Cutter
- Pliers
- Cutter
- Test Light

1. Remove 2 10mm bolts under the bumper

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2. Remove Phillips head screws that attach the front bumper to the fender

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3. Remove 7 clips on top of the front bumper and the front grille

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4. Take out the front bumper and front grille

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5. Remove the plastic cutouts on the front bumper using a knife or box cutter

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6. Secure mounting brackets to front bumper with 2 phillips head screws, tighten the phillips head screws

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7. Place fog light assembly into position, and repeat tighten the Phillips head screws

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8. Remove 10mm bolt from battery positive terminal

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9. Connect fog lights harness red wire to battery positive terminal and then tighten the 10mm bolt

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10. Run fog light harness through the bulkhead along the stock harness

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11. Cut a small slit to the rubber grommet then run the power switch of the fog lights to the slit of the rubber grommet

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12. Remove the 10mm bolts on the hood latch.  Connect the fog lights ground wire to the 10mm bolts on the hood latch and then tighten it

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13. Zip tie the fog lgihts harness at various points along the stock harness.  Also zip tie excess wiring and relay to stock harness

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14. Connect fog lights to the harness

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15. Put back front bumper to the proper location and tighten all screws and clips back to its original location.

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( Continue next week…. Part 2 – Connecting the fog lights switch )

 

 

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