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I installed my fog light yesterday and I love them. The only problem is that they are wired directly to the battry so If I forget to close them, no more power. I can turn them on when I want, even whithout the key.

When I installed everything, there was one wired I was not sure where to plug it. It's the + from the switch. I didn't knew what to do with it so I plug it in the battery.

But do you think this wired is more like a remote turn-on? Like on subwoofer amp? Should I wire it on the 12v cigarette plug?

 

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You're fine just putting that on the battery all your pulling is a 12v source from the battery anyways that's perfectly fine for the positive, you should be fine as all your connections are tight.
 

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I want to know if I plug this wire on the cigarette plug, are my lights going to work only when the key will give power to the 12v cigarette. Sorry for my bad explanation, I'm french ! haha
 

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It's ok... I believe that is correct, I just never mess with any factory wiring I always do my own seperate wires.. You want them to come on automatically for covenience I'm guessing..
 

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It's ok... I believe that is correct, I just never mess with any factory wiring I always do my own seperate wires.. You want them to come on automatically for covenience I'm guessing..
Is there a way bypass to the factory wiring and still have your lights come on with either your headlights or parking lights? Or do you need to a switch somewhere and manually need to control them?

The only way I've read about is through tapping some of the existing wiring... using wire taps or something
 

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While the connection may work and you can use the fog lamps whenever you flip the switch there are a couple of problems. One is that, as you say, you might forget and run down the battery. The second problem is that it may not be legal to have the fogs plus the brights on at the same time. You might wind up with a traffic ticket. Factory wiring is programmed so that when you put on the brights that the fogs go off and come on again when you go to low beam. Although this does not apply the forte, this is what you need to actually do and it is no small feat. Personally, I wouldn't do it at all.

This why I didn't attempt this on my 2009 Sonata.

How To: 09 Sonata Oem Fog Light Install - Hyundai-Forums.com : Hyundai Forum
 

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Thank you for your answer missourimule. Unfortunately, I have to say the the legal question about the fog and the brights on doesn't really bother me because when I will have the HIGH working, there will be no one in front of me...
 
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