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Old 24 Aug 2010, 12:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry rear lights not the same???

is the whole of the rear light ment to light up, like the left side or just a small square like on the right side?


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Old 24 Aug 2010, 12:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

have you checked the bulbs mate?im not sure of all the differences in the lenses but worth a check,it shouldnt be like that..as youl just get hassle from old bill for having a defective light!
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Old 24 Aug 2010, 01:06 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

they both go bright when the brake is pressed, also the fog light works but only on the right side!


will swap the bulbs over and see what happends!


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Re: rear lights not the same???

or can you take a bulb out of the n/s(passenger)to make it the same?
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Re: rear lights not the same???

plus you only need fog on the right side mate and i think poss the twin element bulb must have blown on the side light side of the element,swap and see what happens as u say
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Old 24 Aug 2010, 01:36 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

they look like diffrent lights!


as one has the reflector in the middle of the light, right side
the other has a reflector to the right and another on the far left!
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Old 24 Aug 2010, 01:47 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

its hard to tell not seeing them..hasnt the left got reverse light and right got fog??like im said i cant be sure mate,buit swap and check the bulbs and see what you get
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Old 24 Aug 2010, 01:53 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

try 2 new bulbs the same brand
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Old 24 Aug 2010, 01:53 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

what model is your car mate?
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Old 24 Aug 2010, 01:54 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

the dim and full lights didnt make any difference to the back lights!
the bulb goes in to the back light at different places!


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Old 24 Aug 2010, 01:55 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

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reverse is on both sides!

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Old 24 Aug 2010, 02:03 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

well looking at that you maybe right...they look different dont they?
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Old 24 Aug 2010, 02:15 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Re: rear lights not the same???

check the wiring mate and see if it has been damaged and repaired or anything,maybe things are just in the wrong place
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Old 24 Aug 2010, 02:44 AM   #15 (permalink)
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all the bulbs work on each side!

i think its an import light, i guess they are no the same to the UK lights?
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