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Old 05-20-2009, 07:02 AM   #1
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Exterior foglights don't work? Might be missing the button?

Just took delivery of my car. The fog lights don't come on and also the yellow lights next to the halo's? I think I'm missing the button? Can anyone tell me how to turn these lights on? I think you should be able to push the light switch in for the fog lights, but this button is missing? I have a 2SS/ RS. Any help would be great.
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Old 05-20-2009, 07:10 AM   #2
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RS cars do not have fog lights. Those lights in the fog light area are the daytime running lamps. You will not have all four lights coming on at night since the HIDs are already blinding.
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Old 05-20-2009, 07:14 AM   #3
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RS cars do not have fog lights. Those lights in the fog light area are the daytime running lamps. You will not have all four lights coming on at night since the HIDs are already blinding.
So the 4 lights should come on during the day by them self's? I pick the car up last night that might be why they wouldn't turn on?
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Old 05-20-2009, 07:20 AM   #4
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I had the same question when I drove my first RS. Scott has given you the answer.
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Old 05-20-2009, 07:23 AM   #5
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I want to replace the daytime running lamps (fog light holders) in the RS with HID's as well and be able to have all four on at the same time. I'm hoping this can be done easily and wish the button to turn them on and off was there as well. Since it isn't, the wiring and button needs to be elsewhere..I hope someone is working on a mod for this as I'm sire others would like to have all four lights on as well..
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Old 05-20-2009, 07:26 AM   #6
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I want to replace the daytime running lamps (fog light holders) in the RS with HID's as well and be able to have all four on at the same time. I'm hoping this can be done easily and wish the button to turn them on and off was there as well. Since it isn't, the wiring and button needs to be elsewhere..I hope someone is working on a mod for this as I'm sire others would like to have all four lights on as well..
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Old 05-20-2009, 07:34 AM   #7
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Old 05-20-2009, 08:51 AM   #8
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RS cars do not have fog lights. Those lights in the fog light area are the daytime running lamps. You will not have all four lights coming on at night since the HIDs are already blinding.
Are the yellow lights next to the Halo's daytime running lighs or suppose to come on at night? They currently don't come on either during the day or night?
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Old 05-20-2009, 08:58 AM   #9
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What funny is I put my car up againts one with hids. It was blowing my car away and then I turned on the fog lights and they both lit up the area the same.

So I can blind peps with 4 lights on.
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The yellow ones are probably turn signals...

But I wouldn't know because my car is MISSING!!!! according to DBC
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Old 05-20-2009, 10:08 AM   #11
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Are the yellow lights next to the Halo's daytime running lighs or suppose to come on at night? They currently don't come on either during the day or night?
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Those are the turn signals.
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Old 05-20-2009, 10:18 AM   #12
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doesn't anybody read the manual anymore???
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Old 05-20-2009, 11:02 AM   #13
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doesn't anybody read the manual anymore???
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Old 05-20-2009, 11:10 AM   #14
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Old 05-20-2009, 11:14 AM   #15
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Fog lights = Daytime running lights..Once it gets dark they shut off and the Halos come on.
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Old 05-20-2009, 11:17 AM   #16
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If you get a car WITHOUT the RS package:

The headlamps are halogen bulbs, they use the bright lamps at low voltage for the Daytime Running Lamp (DRL), and the lamps inside the bumper are fog lamps. For these cars, the fog lamp switch is the center of the headlamp knob switch. Just push it to turn the fog lamps on and off.

If you get a car WITH the RS package:

The headlamps are Xenon gas charged HIDs with LED halo rings (so there are no bulbs), and the lamps in the bumper are now the DRLs. They come on automatically during the day when you start the car. When the headlights are turned on either by auto or manually, these lights automatically turn off. There is no override for this from the factory. That is how the headlamps are electrically wired from the factory if you get the RS package. In fact, there is a different headlamp knob switch for RS and non-RS equipped cars. If anyone has pictures of the headlamp switch knob from both models you can post them and see the difference.

So, if you get the RS package, the fog lights become the DRLs and you loose the fog light function at night.
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Old 05-20-2009, 11:26 AM   #17
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If you get a car WITHOUT the So, if you get the RS package, the fog lights become the DRLs and you loose the fog light function at night.
Seems rather silly, fog lights can be very useful if you are doing something like say driving in the fog at night.
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