[V8] Rear Bulb out Warning

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Tue Jun 29 09:09:22 EDT 2004

Yes, there's a control unit in the driver rear fender, but it's not like
the relay in the front that can be replaced with jumper wires to eliminate
the warning signal.  

At 08:35 PM 6/28/2004 -0700, quattro + 5 or 8 = fun wrote:
>I did it on the cq.  I know it is slightly different then the V8q, but not
>by much (I now have to do it to the V8q too, since I put LED bulbs in).  I
>did look at the wiring diagrams between the two.  From what I can tell the
>only difference between the two is that the V8q monitors the third brake
>light and the the CQ does not.  On the cq, I solved the problem by grounding
>the "red" wire.  I think it was labeled 22K.  I will look that up to confirm
>if anyone wants me to.  I am sorry, I can't remember how I determined it was
>this wire.  But, I do know it was logical based on the diagram.  I hope this
>helps.  Oh, if memory serves, I think the control unit for the rear brake
>lights is on the drivers side next to the antenna in the trunk (if your car
>has the antenna).  

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