[urq] RE : urQ fog light switch
jitsu303 at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 20 13:50:43 EDT 2006
It's a later black switch...it's not here at work with
me but from what I recall there are 3 standard-sized
(maybe 5mm wide) pins in a row and two narrow (maybe
2-3mm wide) pins in a row at right angles to the other
row. They are numbered 1 through 5...will double
check when I get home.
I plan to install the lights to be independent of the
headlights so at least I will have the option of using
them alone. God knows we need them in Newfoundland.
--- Louis-Alain Richard <laraa at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> If it's a brown 1983 3 position switch
> (OFF-ON1-ON2), then yes I know:
> - 86N is the power feed, switched either by the
> ignition, or better, by
> the parking lights (*).
> - 31 is the ground
> - 58a is the front fog lamps, (which are ON at both
> ON positions)
> - 55s is the rear fog lamp (ON at ON2 only)
> - 75h is the feed for the lighting bulb inside the
> (*): the reason for this is to have the fog lamps
> acts like real fog
> lamps ! In fog conditions, or snow conditions, fog
> lamps are useful only
> if the main low-beams are off. Then, the wide and
> low beam pattern from
> the fog lamps can cut bellow your eye level, and not
> blind you. In
> addition, you want to be seen from behind, that's
> why the parking lamps
> are ON each time the fogs are.
> In North-America, fog lamps are only cosmetic
> devices, because NHTSA and
> Transport Canada mandates that low-beams to be ON
> when fog lamps are ON.
> Totally useless, IMO.
> 1983 Quattro
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > I have an OE urQ fog light switch that I'm putting
> > the Coupe GT after I decide which lights to get.
> > Anyone know what each of the numbered 5 pins on
> > switch are designated for?
> > Thanks,
> > John
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