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A4RINGSs
02-14-2007, 09:11 PM
i just bought a 98 A4 and one of my tail lights is odd. the lens is the same but then inside isnt. where the top light bulb is theres a hole but no prong for the light bulb in the light bulb circuit. then in the plastic housing there is a rectangular hole where there should be a round hole for the top light bulb to go. the light bulb does not fit thru the rectangular hole. does anyone know if this a defect? or wrong taillight housing?

Troyboy
02-14-2007, 09:28 PM
dear lord, your gonna get in big trouble for asking this question... but im a nice guy so...

its supposed to be like that, its a rear fog light, so people behind you will see u easier since its higher up and its actually brighter then a normal tail light, sort of like a big red spot light to tell drivers that theres a car ahead.

Wilco
02-14-2007, 09:44 PM
dear lord, your gonna get in big trouble for asking this question... but im a nice guy so...
^^^ LOL

SurferForever
02-14-2007, 09:45 PM
in your left tail there is a bulb but not in the right. if you cut open the whole in the right then you can pout a bulb in there and have 2 rear fogs like me. all the wiring and everything is there . . .

Wilco
02-14-2007, 09:46 PM
I have to admit I always wondered why they still had an opening on the right taillight when there is only one rear fog . . .

A4RINGSs
02-14-2007, 09:52 PM
well see i put a bulb in the empty hole and it didnt light, so what do i have to do to make it work?

SurferForever
02-14-2007, 09:55 PM
you have to have your lights on, unless you have the foglight mod like me, and you need to press the fog light button on the right. Remember, there are 2 fog light buttons. Did the other one go on?

A4RINGSs
02-14-2007, 10:22 PM
both fog light buttons on and just the drivers side came on, does leaving just the drivers side rear fog on increase your chance of getting pulled over cuz it looks like you have a tailight out?

SurferForever
02-14-2007, 10:23 PM
yes it does. you pretty much will get pulled over . . . maybe the bulb wasnt in all the way. make sure it turned the full amount its supposed to

A4RINGSs
02-14-2007, 10:33 PM
it was turned all the way, lights on, fogs on. there isnt a metal prong in the passenger side fog. what if i leave out the rear fog light and just have normal tail lights?

SurferForever
02-14-2007, 10:35 PM
^^^ you mean and judt have them normal? you can do that . . .

Monchichi8
02-15-2007, 09:08 AM
[QUOTE=Troyboy;1421199]dear lord, your gonna get in big trouble for asking this question... but im a nice guy so...

LMAO!