lamp removal kit
This kit replaces the fog lamp fitted below the bumper on Mk4 onward
minis (This is cars fitted with lamps have a built in reversing
lamp and wiring uses 'church window' connectors). This will be on
the right for UK cars, other countries the lamp is fitted to the
Left side. This kit replaces one fog lamp. One reversing light will
no longer function (as per most modern cars) as the fog lamp will
operate from this position. Currently reversing lights are not required
for a UK MOT.
Please check with your local road traffic laws for conformity
Special wiring loom
Chromed Red 21 watt bulb bayonet fitting
Fit large connectors
Open the boot and locate the 'church window' wiring connector that
connects the lamp (nearest the fog lamp) to the main car loom. Disconnect
the lamp connector and connect the two large wiring connectors on
the special wiring loom to the car loom and lamp connectors.
Fit small connectors
Locate the two connectors from the fog lamp (below the rear light),
identify the positive connector (usually coloured wire), the negative
wire should be black (this not needed as the rear lamp unit already
has a negative supply). Disconnect the coloured wire connector and
insert the small connector from the special wiring loom to the coloured
wire connector on the car loom.
From outside the car remove the bottom reversing lens on the rear
lamp (two screws). Remove bulb and replace with Chromed Red 21 watt
bulb do not fit with hands as dirt will reduce the life of the bulb.
Remove fog lamp
To remove fog lamp from under bumper, locate and undo two screws
holding fog lamp bracket to rear valance. Carefully remove wiring
and lamp with bracket from car.
Ensure the car is parked safely and turn the headlamps onto dipped
beam, turn fog lamp on. Check the reversing lens now emits a red
If in doubt
contact a vehicle technician.