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audispeed96
06-28-2004, 08:19 PM
hey my tail light bulb always burns out on the fog lights. i keep the fog lights on all the time because it looks nice in da back when all the bulbs are on.

is there a way i can do something about the bulbs going out, its getting anoying when people tell me both your taillights are out.

SEXIC─N
06-28-2004, 08:43 PM
What are you talking about, is it the rear or front fogs that keep going out

Are you talking about the brake lights?

audispeed96
06-28-2004, 08:57 PM
yea its the rear brake lights

DDQ
06-28-2004, 09:02 PM
Still not clear. The fog light is only on one side. And it's only on when your headlights are on. The brake lights are completely independent and separate.

audispeed96
06-28-2004, 09:05 PM
no i turned on the second side and the bulb has 2 connections. one for brake light and the brighter one for the fog light.

SEXIC─N
06-28-2004, 09:21 PM
You can only turn on the rear fogs when your headlights are on, and when the rear fogs are lit, on ly the driver side lights up. I'm not following you yet

DDQ
06-28-2004, 09:22 PM
Still not clear. Please explain exactly which bulb is blowing out, and when this occurs. Each model year has a slightly different setup of bulbs.

If it's happening very frequently, then I'd guess it's a short, or more likely an incorrect bulb that is being used. I know when I first swapped my tails I mixed up the double filament bulbs with the single and kept blowing them and the fuse.

Pureaudi
06-29-2004, 11:32 AM
whoa, im lossed

EnvyJK
06-29-2004, 03:07 PM
Originally posted by Audi_A4_Quattro
You can only turn on the rear fogs when your headlights are on, and when the rear fogs are lit, on ly the driver side lights up. I'm not following you yet

Is there any way to get the right side rear fog light to light up too? I took a look at it and the bulb housing looks different than the left side.

SEXIC─N
06-29-2004, 05:24 PM
Yes, i was able to gethe right fog to light up. There is a article on AW on how to do it. What year of car do you have. I have a 99.5 and the bulb housing on mine are the same for the left and right. Only problem i had was there were plastic strips blocking me from putting a bulb through, into the housing.

white fish
06-29-2004, 07:27 PM
I did the double fog light mod aswell I think it looks cool
I keep mine on all the time too (when the headlights are on)
but they havent blown yet

I say you got a bad batch of bulbs

EnvyJK
07-01-2004, 07:15 PM
well i have a 98 and the housing is just different. Anyone know what i mean?