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    The rear right foglight doesn't work and I can't find any fault. I have changed the bulb. I have switched the bulb+holder with another one. But with no succes
    I don NOT get a "bulb change" warning in the dash...
    Any ideas???

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    Only one foglight works on Vectras by default from the factory (it's all that's required by law). You can run a wire from one side to the other and it will light the second one up if you want to.
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    I'm pretty sure they both used to work.. Hmm
    By the way, it a 2008 150 cdti Caravan Enjoy OPC-line...

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    ahh only 1 works in the uk, dont know about sweden. check for current 12v when on ?

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    In the UK, the left one is not wired up..
    In main-land Europe, the right side is not wired up

    Easy way to check, is to unclip the bulb holder panel, and look to see if the rear foglight bulb has the wire going to it.

    Strangely, when we got ours (UK), it had no wire on the left cluster, but the bulb was fitted

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robsey View Post
    Strangely, when we got ours (UK), it had no wire on the left cluster, but the bulb was fitted
    They're all like that. In the handbook it says that the bulb can be used as a spare for the side/brake lights or reverse lights.

    Handy place to keep a spare bulb when you think about it.

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    I just ran the wire for mine so both mine work
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    Think I'll run a wire as well...
    Thx guys

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    It is a doddle - took me less than 5 mins to do.
    and it does not affect the CAN check control system.

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    Cool, I'll do that!!

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