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Old 12-03-2008, 01:47 PM   #1
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fog lights plus turn signal

here is a problem I just nodiced. When I turn on the foglights on my 01 box the left turn signal light glows dimly and the turn signal does not work.

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Old 12-04-2008, 12:40 PM   #2
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There is only one rear fog light. It should be about as bright as your brake lights. This is to be visible in poor light situations without being mistaken for brake lights. So that issue on your car is normal, but your turn signal indicator lights should still flash. If they aren't flashing there is a problem somewhere.

Do your front signal lights still flash?

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Old 12-08-2008, 12:57 PM   #3
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no the prob is in the headlights I believe as when I turn foglights on or high beams the left turnsignal indicator light glows on the dash and the left fog light blinks but the turnsignal does not. I removed the headlight assembaly to inspect, after not finding frayed wires or anything I put it back in. Worked good for a day or two, now same problem is back. Possible loose ground in the headlight plug? Does anyone have a decent schem or diagram of the headlights wiring.
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Old 12-09-2008, 11:00 AM   #4
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The Bentley manual has the diagrams. You need one, trust me, we all do.

Since you got some effect by removal, I'd pull the ass'y out and clean every connection with electrical contact cleaner. Same for the bulbs.

Don't use anything like Brasso or polishes which tends to insulate the connection.

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