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    Default Fog Light not working but bulb is fine?!?

    Hi there

    My passenger side fog light hasnt worked in a while and ive had that annoyin warning light in my dash since it went out.

    I changed the bulb the other day, the bulb had blown but when i put the new bulb in it still wont work, i took the new bulb out and it worked fine when i tried it but when it was in the car it doesnt work and the warning light is still on.
    Really starting to annoy me now, does any1 know what else wud stop it from working and how i can fix it?

    cheers

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    I would try and clean the connections ..maybe the socket has even come undone.

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    I take it the contacts are clean.

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    Have you a 12v feed?

    Good tips above clean all contacts with wire wool or emery cloth.

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    il try that, i dont think anything has come lose the housing all seems fine, il try cleanin it tomorro mornin.

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    As you say it's passenger side, I have to ask.... are you sure it worked in the first place ? We all know as standard it's only the driver's side foglamp that is connected, but just in case you've not wired in the other one, I thought it best to ask...

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    lol yea it used to work

    just stopped a few weeks ago

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    lol yea it used to work

    just stopped a few weeks ago

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    Always nice to rule out the silly...

    .... but if it didn't work with a new lamp fitted, I'd be out there with my multimeter... just checking out power supply, earth, continuity, security of mounting and all multiplug contacts...

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    No one has asked yet as far as I can see.

    Is this the front or rear fog light?

    If rear, then by default only the drivers side is wired up.

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