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Author Topic: Fog Lights wont come on...Boot doesn't open....except when.....  (Read 1051 times)

Offline David Ball

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Hello all,
    I have an interesting one. My rear fog lights don't work and boot wont open. The fog light indicator on the dash is on when I brake and/or when the head lights are on. Now, when I switch the fog lights on....the boot can be opened. I think it may be a relay but I have looked at the ones in the rear side panel but they appear to be fine.
Any ideas?
Dave

Offline Mirez

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Re: Fog Lights wont come on...Boot doesn't open....except when.....
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2017, 09:45:32 PM »
Hi David and welcome, 99% I know what your fault is but can you just confirm the car details first as for some reason they are missing (just hit Edit my profile" from the user links on the left).
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Offline David Ball

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Re: Fog Lights wont come on...Boot doesn't open....except when.....
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2017, 10:51:09 PM »
All updated. What are your thoughts?

Offline johnnyroper

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Re: Fog Lights wont come on...Boot doesn't open....except when.....
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2017, 10:58:39 PM »
That's a weird one I am intrigued what mark thinks the fault is.

Offline Chrispb

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Re: Fog Lights wont come on...Boot doesn't open....except when.....
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2017, 07:33:07 PM »
Sounds like wiring loom through the tailgate gaiter, bare wires touching.
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Re: Fog Lights wont come on...Boot doesn't open....except when.....
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2017, 11:33:58 PM »
Sorry missed the reply.  Yes that's exactly my thoughts, all those circuits pass through the tailgate wiring and the most common red/yellow cable is the brake cable.

The loom connects behind the drivers D pillar and it normally breaks in two places (upper and lower) so watch out when repairing
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
06 VW EOS 2.0 T-FSI 210 Sport in Deep Black Pearl
With red leather interior with full Caractere bodykit, Remapped at 255bhp and sitting on 19's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With black leather interior, panoramic sunroof and bi-xenon headlights.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

Offline David Ball

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Re: Fog Lights wont come on...Boot doesn't open....except when.....
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2017, 02:25:53 PM »
And now the boot won't open at all. Looks like I have some digging to do.

Cheers

Dave

Offline KingyMAK

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Re: Fog Lights wont come on...Boot doesn't open....except when.....
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2017, 08:15:41 PM »
Does it open by key?

 

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