Ford Fusion Fog and Driving Lights
Sometimes getting behind the wheel of your Ford Fusion requires more powerful lighting than is needed on an average outing. Whether you’re going off-road, driving down a dark country road, or facing inclement weather conditions, when normal headlights won’t cut it, you’ll need a pair of fog lights or driving lights. With a wide selection of fog and driving lights, you can find what you need for your Ford Fusion.What is the purpose of driving lights for the Fusion?
Though the name seems to imply that these light upgrades are the same as ordinary headlights, driving lights are in a class all of their own. These super-powerful vehicle lights are wired to come on with your high beams and shoot a narrow beam of blazing white illumination directly ahead of your car. Since these lights are so bright, they should never be used around other vehicles but are perfect for driving down an unfamiliar country road at night.What types of driving lights are available for the Fusion?
Traditionally, driving lights have cast their powerful beams with the use of high-intensity discharge lamps, also known as HIDs. These ultra-bright light bulbs make use of gas discharge and two tungsten electrodes to shine forth an incredibly powerful blaze. Light-emitting diode, or LED, driving lights are can also be found for the Ford Fusion. Futuristic LEDs are incredibly bright and use a tiny amount of electricity. One of the impressive benefits of LED lighting is that each tiny LED diode is rated to last for at least 50,000 hours or 5.7 years of continuous use.What are benefits of fog lights for the Ford Fusion?
Fog lights supplement the low beams of traditional headlights to provide increased visibility in foggy or rainy conditions. Ford Fusion fog lights cast a low and wide beam across the road perfect for picking out obstacles that may be obscured by the mist.How do you replace a fog light in a Fusion?
If one of the fog lights that came with your Ford Fusion burns out, you’ll need to know how to get under the front of your car to remove the old bulb and get started with a replacement. You can replace your fog lights with simple shop tools and the following procedure:
- Turn off the fog lights switch and shut off the engine.
- Use a creeper or crawl under the front end of your Ford Fusion.
- Locate and remove the four screws holding the splash guard in place. Pull the splash guard back to expose the fog light assembly.
- Unscrew the fog light socket and remove the old bulb. Insert the new bulb and screw the socket back into place.
- Put the splash guard back into position and insert the screws to complete installation.