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Did not get the fog lights on my 2019 premium forester. Figured get them later . Are they pre wired already? If i by the kit from subaru would I be able to swap the halogen bulb for an LED bulb?
 

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I don't know what's in the 2019 but in my 2018 I swapped the incandescent out and put LED in and got a big improvement. I used Philips bulbs, but there are a few brands that make appropriate replacements. Get the ones that have the LEDs in the same position that the incandescent filament used to be. (I'm assuming the 2019 fog lights are like the 2018 ones.)
 

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It looks like the vehicle is already wired up if you go with the kit from Subaru. I broke up the factory installation instructions into 5 parts due to file size; check 'em out below. And yes, the bulbs (H16) can be replaced with LED.
 

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Hi !
Just bought my Tumbler Forester ( as I call it ) a week ago. Its a modded base trim. But it doesnt come with fog lights.
Botnik , Would you mind sharing what led bulbs you purchased and where from ?
Thanks so much!!
 

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Botnik , Would you mind sharing what led bulbs you purchased and where from ?
I used the Philips 12794UNIX2 purchased from Amazon and they're great. I would also consider the Diode Dynamics SLF white, but I've never actually looked at them or a 2019 Forester.
 

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I used the Philips 12794UNIX2 purchased from Amazon and they're great. I would also consider the Diode Dynamics SLF white, but I've never actually looked at them or a 2019 Forester.
Thank you!
Are these actual fog lightbulbs or white bulbs?

I appreciate your feedback !
 

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Check out this video on YouTube for fog light install on a 2019.
Thank you very much for sharing

There’s one thing i dont quite get.
Why does subaru makes you install a switch inside when the fog light option is already in the left side lever/switch by the steering wheel ?

Thanks again
 

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If you're going to put an LED in place of halogen I would save the money from buying the kit and just buy these individual parts.


82501AG05B - Fog light relay
H4510XC500 - Fog light switch

hardware:

909310002 - x2 - screw/rivet
901000171 - x2 - bolt flg 6x21
902510032 - x2 - J nut M6

I just did this install with Morimoto LED fog lights and all the parts above. It was super simple.
 

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I don't know what's in the 2019 but in my 2018 I swapped the incandescent out and put LED in and got a big improvement. I used Philips bulbs, but there are a few brands that make appropriate replacements. Get the ones that have the LEDs in the same position that the incandescent filament used to be. (I'm assuming the 2019 fog lights are like the 2018 ones.)
How did you replace the bulbs? I'm considering this for my '18 as well. Silly question, but curious to see how difficult/easy this process is.
 

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If you're going to put an LED in place of halogen I would save the money from buying the kit and just buy these individual parts.


82501AG05B - Fog light relay
H4510XC500 - Fog light switch

hardware:

909310002 - x2 - screw/rivet
901000171 - x2 - bolt flg 6x21
902510032 - x2 - J nut M6

I just did this install with Morimoto LED fog lights and all the parts above. It was super simple.
Thanks so much for the feedback !
Im still not understanding why does one have to buy and install the Switch when i see the fog light option is already installed on the lights lever stick ?
 

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If you're going to put an LED in place of halogen I would save the money from buying the kit and just buy these individual parts.


82501AG05B - Fog light relay
H4510XC500 - Fog light switch

hardware:

909310002 - x2 - screw/rivet
901000171 - x2 - bolt flg 6x21
902510032 - x2 - J nut M6

I just did this install with Morimoto LED fog lights and all the parts above. It was super simple.
Also what Morimoto Model are these ?

Thanks again!
 

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If you're going to put an LED in place of halogen I would save the money from buying the kit and just buy these individual parts.


82501AG05B - Fog light relay
H4510XC500 - Fog light switch

hardware:

909310002 - x2 - screw/rivet
901000171 - x2 - bolt flg 6x21
902510032 - x2 - J nut M6

I just did this install with Morimoto LED fog lights and all the parts above. It was super simple.
Sorry !

Im looking at getting this. You know this is my third suby and being a 2019 new i really dont know if halogen fog lights or led fog lights are much of a difference ?

I appreciate your feedback

 

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Thanks so much for the feedback !
Im still not understanding why does one have to buy and install the Switch when i see the fog light option is already installed on the lights lever stick ?
unless your model is different, there is no fog on the stick. Maybe that’s the DRL’s.Fogs are controlled by a switch in the panel to the left of the column


Also what Morimoto Model are these ?

Thanks again!
I bought the Morimoto that fit the 18 forester and they work.
 

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Sorry !

Im looking at getting this. You know this is my third suby and being a 2019 new i really dont know if halogen fog lights or led fog lights are much of a difference ?

I appreciate your feedback

You could either buy the kit with the halogen lights and swap in an LED bulb or buy the parts to install separate and buy an aftermarket LED fog light like this the Morimoto

I like the Morimoto cause they are blacked out.

My phone will not let me copy and paste a link to the lights for some reason





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unless your model is different, there is no fog on the stick. Maybe that’s the DRL’s.Fogs are controlled by a switch in the panel to the left of the column

I bought the Morimoto that fit the 18 forester and they work.
I have a 2019 Forester Premium. I just bought the Subaru fog light kit (J501SSJ310) and is waiting for it to arrive.
I would like to change the halogen light bulbs to LEDs. Can you please advise if the bulbs are H11 or H16?
Which LED lights do you recommend?
Thanks.
 

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I have a 2019 Forester Premium. I just bought the Subaru fog light kit (J501SSJ310) and is waiting for it to arrive.
I would like to change the halogen light bulbs to LEDs. Can you please advise if the bulbs are H11 or H16?
Which LED lights do you recommend?
Thanks.
i have never used LED replacement bulbs. But in reading it seems that H11 and H16 are essentially the same; the only difference being the H16 uses less power.

H16 is typically used as a fog and h11 typically as a headlight.

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I think any reputable H16 LED fog replacement would be adequate.
 
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