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Accessory

Application

Publications No.

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
PARTS LIST

FOG LIGHTS P/N 08V31-S6M-210

BII 24451 2003 RSX


Issue Date

SEP 2002

Switch Left fog light

Right fog light

Templates

4 Step screws Left fog light trim 4 Self-tapping screws, 5 x 16 mm (The end is not pointed.)

Right fog light trim

4 Self-tapping screws, 5 x 16 mm

2 Washer-screws

Left bracket

4 Spring nuts

Relay Right bracket Washer-bolt

Switch harness Cushion tape

Fog light harness

21 Wire ties

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Illustration of Fog Lights Installed on the Vehicle Wire tie with clip
SWITCH HARNESS SWITCH

RELAY

2 Washers
FUSE BOX

Left sub-bracket

Right sub-bracket
FOG LIGHT HARNESS RIGHT FOG LIGHT

LEFT FOG LIGHT

Fuse label INSTALLATION Customer Information: The information in this installation instruction is intended for use only by skilled technicians who have the proper tools, equipment, and training to correctly and safely add equipment to your vehicle. These procedures should not be attempted by do-it-yourselfers. 1. Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the radio, then write down the frequencies for the preset buttons. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery.

TOOLS AND SUPPLIES REQUIRED Phillips screwdriver 10 mm Combination wrench Ratchet 10 mm Socket Diagonal cutters Drill 3 mm, 5 mm, and 10 mm Drill bits Hacksaw blade Utility knife Scissors Pushpin Masking tape Felt-tip pen

2.

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Cutting the Front Bumper 3. Using scissors, cut out the templates. Fold both small templates as shown.

6.

Using a utility knife, score the bumper along the heavy line in the area shown. Remove the large template from the bumper.

SMALL TEMPLATE Fold.

SMALL TEMPLATE

LARGE TEMPLATES

Mark along the outer edge of the heavy line. Fold horizontally. Fold up.

UTILITY KNIFE

LARGE TEMPLATE

7. 4. Position the large left template on the left bumper grille, and tape it in position using masking tape.

Insert the two tabs of the small left template into the slits in the front bumper. Using a pushpin, make a hole through each of the two marks indicated on the template.
SLIT TAB MARKS (2)

LARGE LEFT TEMPLATE MARK (3) STRIP OF MASKING TAPE

PUSHPIN

FRONT BUMPER PUSHPIN FRONT BUMPER

5.

Using a pushpin, make a hole through each of the three marks indicated on the template.

SMALL LEFT TEMPLATE

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8.

Remove the small template from the bumper. Using a 3 mm, 5 mm, and a 10 mm drill bit, drill a hole through each of the five marks.
DRILL (First drill with a 3 mm bit, then with a 5 mm bit, and finish with a 10 mm bit.)

Routing the Fog Light Harness 12. Disconnect the negative () and positive (+) cables from the battery, and release the clip from the holder bolt. Disconnect the negative () cable first.

MARKS (5)

NUT BOLT BATTERY HOLDER

CLIP

FRONT BUMPER DRILL (First drill with a 3 mm bit, then with a 5 mm bit, and finish with a 10 mm bit.)

9.

Using a felt-tip pen, draw two straight lines across the two upper adjacent 10 mm holes you just made. Repeat on the lower pair of 10 mm holes.
Draw two straight lines across the two upper adjacent 10 mm holes. FELT-TIP PEN Do not cut. SCRIBED LINE

POSITIVE CABLE

BATTERY

13. Remove the bolt and the nut that fasten the battery holder, and remove the holder and the battery. 14. Remove the two self-tapping screws and one clip, then pull the left front inner fender out in the direction shown. Repeat on the right front inner fender.

HACKSAW Draw two straight lines across the two lower adjacent 10 mm holes.

FRONT BUMPER LEFT FRONT INNER FENDER

10. Using a hacksaw or a utility knife, cut out the shaded areas for the fog light opening. 11. Position the right template on the right bumper grille, and repeat steps 5 through 10 to cut out the right fog light opening.
CLIP

SELF-TAPPING SCREW

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15. Remove the windshield washer tank filler neck clip from its holder.
FOG LIGHT HARNESS 2-PIN CONNECTOR (short end)

RELAY BOX HOLE

19. Route the fog light harness 2-pin connector (long end) along the vehicle harness behind the left headlight and inside of the bulkhead upper frame toward the right (passengers) side of the vehicle. Make sure the 2-pin connector is in front of the bulkhead center stay.
BULKHEAD UPPER FRAME FOG LIGHT HARNESS 2-PIN CONNECTOR (long end)

FOG LIGHT HARNESS Route in front of the bulkhead center stay.

FOG LIGHT HARNESS BRACKET POWER STEERING FLUID RESERVOIR WINDSHIELD BLUE WASHER TANK FILLER TAPE NECK FOG LIGHT HARNESS 1-PIN CONNECTOR VEHICLE HARNESS 1-PIN CONNECTOR

HOLE

RIGHT HEADLIGHT

20. Remove the power steering fluid reservoir. Continue routing the fog light harness 2-pin connector behind the right headlight along the vehicle harness, then hang it down into the front bumper through the hole at the rear of the right headlight.

16. Locate the 1-pin connector blue-taped to the vehicle harness routed under the relay box, and remove the blue tape to free the connector. 17. Connect the 1-pin connector of the fog light harness to the 1-pin connector of the vehicle harness you just freed. 18. Route the fog light harness 2-pin connector (short end) down into the front bumper through the same hole as the windshield washer tank filler neck.

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21. Secure the fog light harness 1-pin connector connected behind the left headlight to the vehicle harness with one wire tie.
FOG LIGHT HARNESS 1-PIN CONNECTOR WIRE TIE FOG LIGHT HARNESS

25. Pull out on the right front inner fender, and remove the vehicle ground bolt from the right front side frame. Secure the ground terminal of the fog light harness with this ground bolt.
WIRE TIE RIGHT FRONT SIDE FRAME FOG LIGHT HARNESS

BRACKET

WIRE TIE FOG LIGHT HARNESS WIRE TIE

RIGHT FRONT INNER FENDER VEHICLE GROUND BOLT (reused) FOG LIGHT HARNESS GROUND TERMINAL (Secure the terminal to the body ground at the front of the vehicle.) WIRE TIE LOWER CROSS MEMBER HOLE

WIRE TIE WITH CLIP WIRE TIE

26. Secure the fog light harness to the vehicle harness with two wire ties.
FOG LIGHT HARNESS BULKHEAD UPPER FRAME

27. Secure the fog light harness to the hole in the lower cross member with one wire tie. 28. Pull out on the left front inner fender, and secure the fog light harness to the vehicle harness with three wire ties.
LOWER CROSS MEMBER HOLE

22. Secure the fog light harness to the vehicle harness and the bracket on the left (drivers) side of the vehicle using three wire ties in the areas shown. 23. Secure the fog light harness to the hole in the bulkhead upper frame with the wire tie with clip. 24. Secure the fog light harness to the vehicle harness along the front bulkhead with three wire ties.

WIRE TIE

WIRE TIE

LEFT FRONT INNER FENDER FOG LIGHT HARNESS

29. Secure the fog light harness to the hole in the lower cross member and to the vehicle harness with one wire tie.
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Installing the Fog Lights 30. Position the left bracket on the left fog light, and install one step screw with washer and one washer-screw. Tighten both screws securely. NOTE: Before installing the bracket, check the identification mark: The bracket marked L goes on the left side, the bracket marked R goes on the right side.
LEFT FOG LIGHT

31. Install the left fog light onto the left fog light trim: Remove and discard the rubber washer from the step screw. Fit the tab on the left subbracket into the slot in the left fog light trim, and install the step screw. Dont tighten the step screw yet. Install two 5 x 16 mm self-tapping screws through the left bracket and into the left fog light trim. Tighten the step screw.
5 x 16 mm SELFTAPPING SCREW (The end is not pointed.)

WASHER STEP SCREW

LEFT BRACKET

LEFT FOG LIGHT

RUBBER WASHER (Discard.) STEP SCREW

WASHERSCREW

LEFT BRACKET

LEFT FOG LIGHT TRIM SLOT LEFT SUBBRACKET

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32. Slide two spring nuts onto the bumper through the slits.

35. Inside the vehicle, turn the two knobs counterclockwise, and remove the drivers dashboard lower cover (two retaining tabs and two hooks).

FOG LIGHT HARNESS 2-PIN CONNECTOR SPRING NUT FRONT BUMPER HOOKS (2)

SLIT FOG LIGHT

RETAINING TABS (2) KNOB DRIVERS DASHBOARD LOWER COVER

5 x 16 mm SELF-TAPPING SCREW

36. Turn the knob clockwise, and remove the drivers dashboard under cover from the holder (one clip). 33. Pull the fog light harness 2-pin connector out, and connect it to the left fog light. Position the left fog light assembly on the front bumper, and install two 5 x 16 mm self-tapping screws. Tighten the screws securely. 34. Repeat steps 30 through 33 to install the right fog light.

HOLDER

DRIVERS DASHBOARD UNDER COVER

KNOB

CLIP

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37. Pull the center lower cover toward you to release the one retaining tab and six clips. 38. Unplug the vehicle 2-pin connector from the accessory socket, and remove the center lower cover.
CLIPS (6)

40. On A/T vehicles, remove the shift indicator trim ring from the center console (four retaining tabs).

SHIFT INDICATOR TRIM RING

RETAINING TAB

RETAINING TABS (4)

CENTER CONSOLE

VEHICLE 2-PIN CONNECTOR

CENTER LOWER COVER

ACCESSORY SOCKET

41. Remove the center console trim by lifting it upward to release the six clips and one retaining tab.

39. On M/T vehicles, push the boot down while holding the plastic clip. Remove the shift knob by turning it counterclockwise.

CLIPS (6) RETAINING TAB

SHIFT KNOB

CENTER CONSOLE TRIM

PLASTIC CLIP BOOT

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42. Remove the two self-tapping screws that fasten the center console.

44. Inside the center console, remove the two clips. At the rear of the center console, remove the two screws. M/T Vehicles:
CLIP CLIPS (2) CENTER CONSOLE ACCESSORY SOCKET

SELFTAPPING SCREW

CENTER CONSOLE SCREW SCREW

43. Remove the beverage holder by lifting it upward to release the four clips.
BEVERAGE HOLDER CLIPS (4)

VEHICLE 2-PIN CONNECTOR

A/T Vehicles:
CLIP

SELFTAPPING SCREW

CLIPS (2)

CENTER CONSOLE ACCESSORY SOCKET

SCREW CENTER CONSOLE SCREW

VEHICLE 2-PIN CONNECTOR

45. Release the two clips that secure the front of the center console, then disconnect the vehicle 2-pin connector from the accessory socket by first sliding the center console toward the rear, then lifting it upward.
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46. Remove the two self-tapping screws and one screw, and remove the steering column upper and lower covers (six retaining tabs).
RETAINING TABS (6)

Routing the Switch Harness 48. Remove the bolt that secures the fuse box, and lower the fuse box. 49. Unplug the vehicle 6-pin connector from the fuse box, then plug the 6-pin connector of the switch harness there. Plug the 1-pin connector (WHT/RED wire) of the switch harness into the fuse box as indicated. NOTE: On M/T vehicles, there is no 6-pin connector plugged into the fuse box.
SWITCH HARNESS 1-PIN CONNECTOR (WHT/RED WIRE) SWITCH HARNESS 6-PIN CONNECTOR

STEERING COLUMN UPPER COVER Push in.

VEHICLE 6-PIN CONNECTOR (A/T vehicles only)

STEERING COLUMN LOWER COVER

SELF-TAPPING SCREW

SCREW

SWITCH HARNESS FUSE BOX BOLT Location of 6-pin Connector

47. From behind the instrument panel, remove the right switch cover (two retaining tabs).

INSTRUMENT PANEL

RETAINING TABS (2)

Location of 1-pin Connector

FUSE BOX

SWITCH COVER (Discard.)

50. On A/T vehicles, locate the 6-pin connector taped to the switch harness, and remove the dummy connector from that connector. Plug the vehicle 6-pin connector you just unplugged from the fuse box into that connector.
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If the vehicle is equipped with an optional cigarette lighter, plug the switch harness 6-pin connector into the cigarette lighter 6-pin connector.
CIGARETTE LIGHTER HARNESS

55. Above the steering column, disconnect the vehicle 16-pin connector. Remove the retainer, and insert the switch harness terminal into the 16-pin connector at the location shown. Reinstall the retainer.
VEHICLE 16-PIN CONNECTOR TERMINAL (for connecting the terminal of the switch harness)

RETAINER

FUSE BOX 6-PIN CONNECTOR SWITCH HARNESS

As Viewed from the Harness Side

51. Reinstall the fuse box. 52. Locate the 1-pin connector blue-taped to the vehicle harness in front of the fuse box, and remove the blue tape to free the connector. Plug the remaining 1-pin connector of the switch harness into this 1-pin connector.
SWITCH HARNESS 5-PIN CONNECTOR (Route to the switch lid opening.) TERMINAL END of SWITCH HARNESS (Route to the top of the steering column.) SWITCH HARNESS TERMINAL (Insert into the 16-pin connector with the staked side facing down.)

SWITCH HARNESS

56. Reconnect the vehicle 16-pin connector.


VEHICLE HARNESS

STEERING SHAFT

FUSE BOX SWITCH HARNESS 1-PIN CONNECTOR VEHICLE HARNESS 1-PIN CONNECTOR BLUE TAPE

SWITCH HARNESS

53. Route the 5-pin connector of the switch harness under the steering shaft to the switch opening in the instrument panel. 54. Route the terminal end of the switch harness to the top of the steering column along the vehicle harness.
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57. Route the switch harness 12-pin connector to the center console opening alongside the vehicle harness.
VEHICLE HARNESS

61. Attach the fuse label (20A) to the switch harness fuse case.
STEERING HANGER BEAM

WIRE TIE WASHERBOLT

VEHICLE HARNESS 12-PIN CONNECTOR

SWITCH HARNESS RELAY

CENTER CONSOLE OPENING SWITCH HARNESS 4-PIN CONNECTOR SWITCH HARNESS FUSE CASE HOLDER FUSE LABEL (20A) SWITCH HARNESS

SWITCH HARNESS 12-PIN CONNECTOR VEHICLE HARNESS 12-PIN CONNECTOR

SWITCH HARNESS 12-PIN CONNECTOR

62. Position the relay on the steering hanger beam, and install the washer-bolt. Plug the switch harness 4-pin connector into the relay.

58. At the center console opening, disconnect the vehicle 12-pin connector, then slide the 12-pin connector of the switch harness onto the holder on the side of the vehicle 12-pin connector. 59. Connect the vehicle harness 12-pin connectors to the switch harness 12-pin connectors. 60. Secure the switch harness to the vehicle harness with one wire tie in the area shown.

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63. Pull the switch harness 5-pin connector out through the instrument panel. 64. Secure the switch harness to the vehicle harness with six wire ties in the areas shown.
WIRE TIE SWITCH HARNESS 5-PIN CONNECTOR

67. Check that all wire harnesses are routed properly and all connectors are plugged in. 68. Reinstall all removed parts. 69. Reconnect the negative cable to the battery, and reset the radio station presets. NOTE: Whenever the battery is disconnected, the driver's window AUTO function is disabled. 70. Start the engine. Push down on the driver's window switch until the window is fully open. 71. Pull up on the driver's window switch to close the window completely, then hold the switch for a second or two more. 72. Test the AUTO window function. 73. Do the ECM/PCM idle learn procedure. Make sure all electrical items are turned off. Start the engine. Hold the engine speed at 3,000 rpm with no load (in Park or Neutral) until the radiator fan comes on. Let the engine idle for about 5 minutes with the throttle fully closed and with all electrical items off. NOTE: If the radiator fan comes on during this step, the time it is operating must not be included in the 5 minutes. USE AND CARE

SWITCH HARNESS WIRE TIE

VEHICLE HARNESS

65. Plug the switch harness 5-pin connector into the rear of the switch. 66. Install the switch into the instrument panel.

INSTRUMENT PANEL

How to Operate the Fog Lights


SWITCH HARNESS 5-PIN CONNECTOR

Turn the light switch to the (headlights on low beam).

or

position

Press the fog light switch (indicator is on).

NOTE: The fog light lenses can cloud when the outside temperature is cold; this is normal and should go away in warm weather.

SWITCH

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Fog Light Aiming Adjustment 1. Adjust the fog lights: Adjust the aiming according to local laws and regulations. To adjust, turn the aiming adjustment screw in or out until the correct aiming is obtained.

2.

Remove the bulb from the socket by turning it counterclockwise and pulling it toward you.

FOG LIGHT BULB

3.
PHILLIPS SCREWDRIVER AIMING ADJUSTMENT SCREW To lower.

Install the new bulb into the fog light. Use only a genuine Honda halogen light bulb of specified wattage. Rating: 12V 55W H11 Halogen Light Bulb Do not touch the bulb. Oily or greasy substances on the bulb could shorten its service life due to the heat produced when the bulb is turned on. If the bulb is accidentally touched, wipe it clean with a clean, soft cloth that has been dampened with denatured alcohol or a mild detergent solution.

To raise.

Bulb Replacement 1. Remove the two self-tapping screws that secure the fog light trim, and pull the fog light toward you. Unplug the connector, and remove the fog light.
CONNECTOR

FOG LIGHT BULB

4.
FOG LIGHT

Reinstall the fog light in the reverse order of removal. Check that the wire harnesses are not pinched. Make sure you tighten the self-tapping screws securely.

SELFTAPPING SCREW

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CIRCUIT DIAGRAM

BATTERY

100A

LIGHTING RELAY

30A

W/R

15A W/G L/R 20A 20A SMALL RELAY R/Y LOW HEADLIGHT R PASSING RIGHT HI LOW LEFT HI R/B

R/Y

20A FOG LIGHT RELAY

R/L

L/Y

FOG LIGHT SWITCH

FOG LIGHTS B

R/L

LIGHTING SWITCH

R/W DIMMER

COMBINATION LIGHT SWITCH

LIGHT SWITCH B OFF


FOG LIGHT SWITCH

BLACK YELLOW BLUE GREEN RED WHITE

BR O SB LG P GR

BROWN ORANGE SKY BLUE LIGHT GREEN PINK GRAY

Low

Hi

Y L

OFF ON ON

G R W

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