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I'm also interested to install fog lamps and I asked the seller if it's compatible with the 2008 - 2010 Malibu. Here the answer :

''Yes - Our harness is a complete aftermarket Plug and Play fog light wiring harness system for your add-on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) fog lights, it has an OEM type construction, includes a fuse and relay, has the proper connectors for the H11 bulbs to plug directly into the fog lamps used in these vehicles - with this harness you just need to complete the control side - just connect to the parking light circuit (cable ties & splicing connectors are provided) or optionally you can add a switch of your choice, utilize any type of switch you wish, a toggle or rocker, or OEM style - wiring diagrams are included with the harness purchase which will give you several control options - if you chose to run to a switch inside your car you will just need to add an additional 10 foot of wire. (add $5.75 to your order if you need to add this wire)

Newer vehicles utilize a "body computer" (BCM) that must be programmed for the optional functions. Without this programming, even if you had all the correct parts installed those items would not function without the proper (by the dealer) programming. This harness does not interface with the BCM. The harness we offer replaces the need for the programming by providing discrete devices in lieu of the electronic OEM operation. We do not put any additional load on the factory wiring system by having you connecting our harness directly to the battery or fuse/relay box."
 

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thanks for looking into that! I currently have the dealer looking into whether my vehicle actually has the harnesses in it or not since they don't know, if not I will probably use this harness for ease and cost. Thanks!
 

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Here it is in simpler language than what their website offers.

If you use the factory wiring (if it exists) you will definitely need to pay the dealership to reprogram (reflash) the car's BCM (Body Control Module) that controls the fog lights. Without being reflashed it will not "see" the switch or the relay to energize the lights, even though it's all plugged in.

If you use the discrete wiring harness that they're offering, you won't be using any of the factory system. Instead you will be adding an accessory circuit the same way that modders have always done it. It is simpler and cheaper, plus you can move it from car to car as you wish.

So, even if there is factory wiring available on your car, their harness bypasses it completely. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to make a choice. This tape will self-destruct in twelve seconds.

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I have a 2009 chevy Malibu LT. I'm interested in having after market fog lights installed. I inquired at the dealership and they're telling me that it'll be thousands of dollars to have "them" install the lights. With all the info that's on the web (and I've been reading a lot) I know there's someone who could install them for me. Thing is, I don't know all of the parts I need to purchase. Help!!!!
 

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I have a 2009 chevy Malibu LT. I'm interested in having after market fog lights installed. I inquired at the dealership and they're telling me that it'll be thousands of dollars to have "them" install the lights. With all the info that's on the web (and I've been reading a lot) I know there's someone who could install them for me. Thing is, I don't know all of the parts I need to purchase. Help!!!!
bezels to replace the black plastic pieces in your bumper - around $75 on rockauto.com

lights - around $85 shipped on ebay for the pair

Then you need to have someone wire them up. Wiring them up the "proper" factory way is crazy difficult and a waste of money. Have someone who has installed fog lights before install them just like aftermarket fogs and put a switch somewhere
 

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I would imagine as an option they leave the fog lights out, but there is a preinstalled wiring harness that we could just simply plug into? I think it would be a waste of time/parts if they had a different harness that had or didnt have fog lights pre wired, and its just a matter if they are installed at both ends- switch on dash and fogs in bumper.

Anyone know if theres a loose plug for this already hidden behind the bumper, and maybe a connection for the switch already in the dash?

From there I think we'd just need fog light housings, fog lamps, and replacement rocker switch in the dash where a blank cover would exist. Then reprogram/edit the BCM settings to enable/disable the preset function.

I just got the autel AP200 and will take a look to see if that is listed in there. All I've looked at so far was the keyfob programming so far which does work.

Thoughts, comments?
 

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I would imagine as an option they leave the fog lights out, but there is a preinstalled wiring harness that we could just simply plug into? I think it would be a waste of time/parts if they had a different harness that had or didnt have fog lights pre wired, and its just a matter if they are installed at both ends- switch on dash and fogs in bumper.

Anyone know if theres a loose plug for this already hidden behind the bumper, and maybe a connection for the switch already in the dash?

From there I think we'd just need fog light housings, fog lamps, and replacement rocker switch in the dash where a blank cover would exist. Then reprogram/edit the BCM settings to enable/disable the preset function.

I just got the autel AP200 and will take a look to see if that is listed in there. All I've looked at so far was the keyfob programming so far which does work.

Thoughts, comments?
The 2008 Malibu was the only year with the wiring harness in place for foglights on trim levels that didn't come with them. Still required a dealer program and I'm not sure they would still help anyone.

Your best bet is to either get a shop to rig up an aftermarket switch or wire them into the DRLs or headlights.
 

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I did this install on my 2010 a couple years ago. Definitely no existing wiring at either end. Have to get rather creative if you want it to look factory. I used the factory switch, but it is a temporary switch, so I had to use a latching relay to make it work and also make led on the switch function correctly. All said and done you couldnt tell mine from factory, except that mine worked anytime, not just when the corner markers were on, and they could stay on with the highs. The part that sucked however, is they are appearance only, and completely useless as far as putting light on the road.
 
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