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2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion Discussion, Fog light switch question in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; Are our fog lights designed so that if you want them on, you have to manually turn them on all ...
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    Fog light switch question

    Are our fog lights designed so that if you want them on, you have to manually turn them on all the time? I have my headlights set to auto and at night I turned the fogs on with the switch but the next time the headlights came on the fogs were off?

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    Yes. Its a momentary switch that you must activate each time you want them on after startup.

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    Re: Fog light switch question

    Just curious, why do so many drivers want fog lights ON at all times? If no fog or precipitation, then why? Factory-installed fog lights do add a nice aesthetic to 2nd gen CTS; but, in my opinion, best when OFF.

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    Re: Fog light switch question

    Quote Originally Posted by 928S View Post
    Factory-installed fog lights do add a nice aesthetic to 2nd gen CTS; but, in my opinion, best when OFF.
    Totally agree. I have fog lights and never turn them on as a cosmetic enhancement. The difference in the light temperatures between the HIDs and the fogs drives my OCD crazy and to me, actually makes it look like the fogs are aftermarket. I said in another thread that if I had a version of CTS without fogs and wanted the look, I'd just install the bezels and bulbs and not even bother connecting wiring/connecting them and changing out the stalk on the steering column. But to each his own, of course.

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    Re: Fog light switch question

    I was only curious because on all the other cars I have owned, I was able to leave the fog switch on so that it automatically comes on with headlights all the time.

    I agree, I never use my fogs and I do not like the unbalanced look with HID headlights. The output seems worthless.

    I thought the opposite. Taking the fog bezels out and replace with the base model plain bezels for cleaner look.

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    I upgraded my fogs to the D3 led's and have them on all the time. They look nice and double as drl's since I disabled my factory drl. I would also like to have them turn on automatically just like my previous car.

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    I just added the bezels to my 08 cts. And I'm about to go buy some fogs soon. I'm just going to put a switch under steering Column.

    It will be one of those flat switches that you just click so I can keep it concealed

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    Re: Fog light switch question

    It's all about the "look"....

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    When you install the bezels for the fog lights is there anything needed for the vent part of the bezel? I want to add the chrome bezels to the front of my '09 cts but couldn't find anyone who has done it yet. Does anyone have suggestions?

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    Re: Fog light switch question

    I leave mine off now. The factory bulb setup lacks output. I can hardly tell if it is on when I drive.

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    Re: Fog light switch question

    Has anyone actually used their fog lamps in the fog?

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    Re: Fog light switch question

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    Has anyone actually used their fog lamps in the fog?
    No -- but I do in the dust out here. I call them haboob lights

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    Re: Fog light switch question

    I like haboobs.

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    Lol thanks

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