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Old 02-08-2012, 09:24 AM   #1
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Replacing a broken fog light

I noticed yesterday my fog light lens was all smashed, not sure if they are plastic or glass. I called Ford and they quoted me $100 for a new fog light as you can not just buy the lens. I looked online and I can get an aftermarket one for $30. That is the same price on every sight I checked.

My question for you guys is do you think that the aftermarket one will work as well as the Ford one? $100 plus then the installation cost is a lot to swallow.




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Old 02-08-2012, 10:27 AM   #2
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You can buy the OEM fog light assembly for about $50

http://www.texasmotorsfordparts.com/...%20LAMP%20ASSY
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Old 02-08-2012, 10:54 AM   #3
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Thank you for the heads up on that site but I should have mentioned I am Canadian and they will not ship to Canada.




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Do a google search of "cheap ford parts" or "cheap OEM ford parts" There are several sites out there that sell OEM parts at costs similar to the site I linked you to. Perhaps one of those other sites will ship to Canada. Or if you know someone in the US, have them order it for you, shipped to them. Then have them ship to you.
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Old 02-08-2012, 01:10 PM   #5
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Sounds good I will try that search. Thank you.




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Try http://www.Fastpartsnetwork.com Torrie (the owner) is good to deal with with good prices. I've bought quite a bit from him over the years.




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My question for you guys is do you think that the aftermarket one will work as well as the Ford one?
As well as? The OEM fog lights are awful, and barely put out any usable light.
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Old 02-08-2012, 03:59 PM   #8
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what about this ones...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/250966527572...84.m1438.l2649

Ive been wanting to get a set for my 2012 base model, but no one has confirmed if they are the correct part, they seem ok.
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Old 02-08-2012, 06:28 PM   #9
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Their site says:

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2011 Ford Explorer Base 6Cyl 3.5L 213CID
Position Driver or Passenger Side
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2011 Ford Explorer Limited 6Cyl 3.5L 213CID
Position Driver or Passenger Side
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2011 Ford Explorer XLT 6Cyl 3.5L 213CID
Position Driver or Passenger Side



So I don't see why they wouldn't it the 2012
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