blink-blink-blink vs blinkblinkblink

Dan DiBiase d_dibiase at
Tue Sep 13 07:57:06 EDT 2005

--- Kent McLean <kentmclean at> wrote:

> The "Brake Light" warning light came on in my '94 100 S Avant. The left
> rear was out. 
> The old bulb was a P21/5W. My FLAPS had the "equivalent" 1034, which is
> what I got.  
> The brake light seems to work fine. But now, where my right side turn
> signal goes 
> blink-blink-blink, like normal, the left side goes blinkblinkblink,
> about twice as fast as 
> the right side.  My initial thought was "turn signal bulb burnt out",
> but a check of the 
> lights showed both left front and left rear signals blinking, but
> blinking fast.
> Could it be the 1034 "equivalent" bulb isn't equivalent?

I dunno, I have never been able to use anything but OEM bulbs purchased at
the dealer for my VW's and Audi. Not sure why this is, the non-OEM ones
just don't seem to work...

Dan D
'04 A4 1.8Tq MT-6
Central NJ USA

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