View Full Version : Rear fog Light

04-23-2017, 06:13 AM
The rear fog light is mandatory in Europe.
I would like to know what solutions exist.
My DIY skills are very poor...

04-23-2017, 01:25 PM
Maybe you can retrofit the European taillights? The US car's taillamps are technically slightly larger, plus the wiring would have to be adapted. You would definitely need a good level of DIY skill to do that. Maybe a friend could help? Or, I have seen add on rear fog lights that go under a bumper. Maybe HELLA has them? Try a local accessories store near you. Let us know how you make out as I'm sure others have the same issue.

04-24-2017, 11:51 AM
I'd think this wouldn't be too hard... you can recode the body computer with AlfaOBD to tell it the car has a rear fog light. Then you'd either need to run a wire to the tail light, or it might be wired individually already, and replace the clear reverse bulb with a red LED.


09-06-2017, 10:46 AM

Have you been able to find an elegant solution? My new 2013 500e just arrived into Europe so I'm trying to solve that as well. I don't want to mess with the factory lights, so I ordered this thing (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rear-Bumper-Fog-Lamp-Light-Red-Light-For-Mitsubishi-Outlander-Sport-HW73/222406036100?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649), I'll see how it fits in the lower bumper. It will need a new switch somewhere on the dash though.