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Rear fog light(s)

>Date: Wed, 24 Jan 1996 17:03:05 -0800
>From: Eric Harman <ericha@wrq.com>
>To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Subject: Rear fog light(s)
>Sender: quattro-owner@coimbra.ans.net
>I've got a '91 200 Quattro 20v sedan and I think the right rear fog light 
>is out.  I say think, because I read the posts recently about left-side 
>only fog lights on other models.  The reason I'm not sure is that the 
>owner's manual for the car talks about fog lightS.  Also, there is wiring 
>on both sides of the car.  Of course, from what I can see the car uses a 
>two filament bulb, one for regular rear parking lights and the second 
>filament for the fogs.  
>Anyway, I found that I had left side only, so I swapped the bulbs as a 
>Level 1 diagnostic and found that I then had a right rear fog light ALL the 
>time and a left rear fog light none of the time.  
>I think this means: your original right rear fog light bulb had the high 
>filament burned out and your right side fog light is shorted on.  
>Questions?  Comments?  

I wondered the same thing, but in my manual (1990 Coupe Q20v), it
mentions "Front fog lightS" and "the rear fog LIGHT".  There is only one,
and it's on the driver's side.  The bulb-holder circuit board for the other
side has a spot for a bulb, but no wiring.  I wondered about extending
the wiring from the left-side to the right, but looks like from your
experiment, the right side is always powered.   I wonder why just one
rear fog light, though?  Maybe the assymettry makes it more noticeable
in the fog?  I dunno...

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