Fog Lamp Lens Installation Instructions

Installation instructions for Fog Lamp Lens
Vehicles: Jaguar XJ40, XJ6, XJS

Please follow these steps to install replacement glass for fog lamps on XJ40, XJS, and XJ6:

  • To remove chrome housing from reflector use a flat head screwdriver (or quarter/2mm thick
    washer) to turn both plastic screws 90 degree counterclockwise and pull. The chrome housing
    should separate from the reflector.
  • Remove bulb from reflector by pushing down and out on wire clip.
  • Carefully remove the rubber gasket from the edge and put to the side. This will be glued back
    on later.
  • Heat glass and reflector in oven at 350F (180C) for 15-20 minutes. Wear oven or heat resistant
    gloves and be careful when removing glass and reflector from oven as they will be hot.
  • While wearing safety glasses, use a knife or a small flathead screwdriver pry the glass from the
    reflector. Remove the remaining adhesive with a small flat head screwdriver.
  • Inspect the reflector for any damage before proceeding.
  • Apply white RTV 732 silicone sealant to frame evenly (This silicone can withstand temps up to
    350F or 180C). If too much is applied use a knife or razor blade to carefully remove the excess
  • Align the glass with the frame and firmly push the two together. If any excess bleeds over the
    sides, use a paper towel to wipe away excess.
  • Let set for 24-48 hours.
  • Glue the rubber seal to the reflector using trim adhesive and let set for 24 hours.
  • Reinstall chrome housing to reflector by reversing earlier steps. Turn plastic screws 90 degrees
    clockwise to reattach the chrome housing to the reflector.