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Re: rear defrost/rear foglight buttons
I just went out and checked the switches in my console (in order, l to r):
driver's seat heater, rear defrost, front fog, rear fog, emergency flasher,
blank, blank, ABS on/off, passenger's seat heater.
Start the car and the following light up: both seat heaters, emergency flasher,
Turn on parking lights and they ALL light up. Nothing changes when the
headlights come on. So you are correct, that switch is wired incorrectly.
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>button, passenger's seat heater dial, and coin holder. When I start the
>car, the buttons light up except for the rear defrost button. When I put
>the parking lights on, the same. After turning the headlights on, the rear
>defrost button lights up.
>I think the rear defrost button light is wired incorrectly. I believe the
>rear foglight button light should perform this way because the rear
>foglight is only operational when the headlights are on.
>Does anybody agree with me? I talked it over with the local service
>department and they say the button lights are operating correctly
>(according to their wiring diagrams).
>If I'm not mistaken, the coin holder is a dealer installed option. When
>the coin holder is not installed, the buttons are spread out more (so the
>passenger can reach the seat heater dial easier). I figure when the coin
>holder was installed, they may have inadvertently goofed the wiring.