Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google Sign in with Linkedin Sign in with Microsoft

Hello! Welcome to the Ford and Volkswagen MPV / SUV Forums.
Dedicated forums for the Ford Galaxy, S-Max, C-Max, B-Max and Kuga.
User groups for the SEAT Alhambra, Volkswagen Sharan, Touran, Tiguan and Touareg!

Owners Forums for Ford and Volkswagen MPVs / SUVs

Ford Galaxy S-Max C-Max B-Max Tourneo Connect / Volkswagen Sharan Touran Tiguan Touareg Caravelle / SEAT Alhambra Alteca 

 Mk1 and Mk2 VW Sharan  Mk1 and Mk2 Ford Galaxy  Mk1 and Mk2 SEAT Alhambra  Ford C-Max B-Max  VW Tiguan  VW Touran  Mk3 Ford Galaxy  Mk3 VW Sharan  Mk3 SEAT Alhambra  VW T4 T5 Caravelle Transporter  Ford Tourneo Connect  VW Touareg

Advert:


Recent Forum Topics:

Google Translate:

Ford Galaxy / VW Sharan / SEAT Alhambra Forum:

Author Topic: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?  (Read 4319 times)

Offline Judeford

  • *
  • Posts: 10
  • Thanked: 0
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: '03 Trend 2.3
  • Region: Non UK
  • Country: Finland
Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« on: September 18, 2013, 12:16:31 PM »
Hi all,
I'm a newbie to the Forum and as I have a "new" Galaxy ('03 2.3 Trend, 7-seater) , I have come up with some questions, all answers appreciated.

So, is there an easy possibility to add courtesy lights to front/rear doors? How about footwell lights? And is there an option in trim level to have light under the bonnet?

Thanks.

-J-


Online Mirez

  • Pondering the next mod...
  • *
  • Posts: 3659
  • Thanked: 143
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: 03 115PS Ghia
  • First Name: Mark
  • Region: South West
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2013, 05:00:31 PM »
Hi Judeford, and welcome to the forum!

The UK didn't get the "Trend" model so I'm not sure what that's equivalent of but I'm guessing a "Zetec" spec?

You can add all the lighting back in if you are handy with a soldering iron :) A fully loaded Galaxy will come with:

Front drivers and passengers footwell lights, one light at the bottom of each door, two middle row lights in the end of the tailgate cards (pointing forward) and two more lights up at the top of these panels right at the back. The door lights will replace the reflectors and the mounting squares should be in place for both the front foot-well lights. You'll probably have to take the tailgate cards off to cut out the holes for the lights if they aren't fitted. Then it's just a case of taking a supply and ground to all of them.
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
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
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 blue metal

  • Blue metal
  • *
  • Posts: 237
  • Thanked: 1
  • Model: Sharan Mk1
  • Spec: 07sporttdipd 140ps
  • Region: Scotland
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2013, 05:16:54 PM »
My 53 Zetec has the underbonnet
light lens but no actual light fitting.

Online Mirez

  • Pondering the next mod...
  • *
  • Posts: 3659
  • Thanked: 143
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: 03 115PS Ghia
  • First Name: Mark
  • Region: South West
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2013, 06:05:06 PM »
You got a pic of that? I've never seen a UK car with one, or even know where it go's!
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
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
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 SilverBeast

  • *
  • Posts: 497
  • Thanked: 14
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: '05 TDI (130) Ghia
  • Region: Yorkshire
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2013, 07:25:38 PM »
My 53 Zetec has the underbonnet
light lens but no actual light fitting.

Are you sure it's a lens and not just the window in the middle of the trim to let you read the chassis number shaped on the bodyshell?

Offline blue metal

  • Blue metal
  • *
  • Posts: 237
  • Thanked: 1
  • Model: Sharan Mk1
  • Spec: 07sporttdipd 140ps
  • Region: Scotland
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2013, 07:33:02 PM »
Silver beast
you could be right
if you look at chris b
temp sensor photos
in ref library
it shows at centre of trim
near red arrow

Offline SilverBeast

  • *
  • Posts: 497
  • Thanked: 14
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: '05 TDI (130) Ghia
  • Region: Yorkshire
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2013, 10:03:10 PM »
Like this above the Morrisons carrier bag?

1479-0

Offline blue metal

  • Blue metal
  • *
  • Posts: 237
  • Thanked: 1
  • Model: Sharan Mk1
  • Spec: 07sporttdipd 140ps
  • Region: Scotland
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2013, 10:21:44 PM »
Yes thats the one
but there is nothing behind it
on my car

Offline Chrispb

  • Mindsaysyesbodysaysnono
  • *
  • Posts: 3024
  • Thanked: 112
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2 Auto
  • Spec: 52reg TDI 115 Ghia
  • First Name: Chris
  • Region: South East
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2013, 10:24:56 PM »
They all have that, the chassis number is stamped in the metal behind the lens.
2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

Upgraded Eberspächer booster heater  to independent heating with 7 day timer.

With VCDS lite (full version) need a code clearing or want to scan for faults in the north kent area, PM me.
All for a pint of Strongbow.

The FordMPV.com Forum - The free forum for questions and answers relating to the Ford Galaxy, S-Max and C-Max

Offline SilverBeast

  • *
  • Posts: 497
  • Thanked: 14
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: '05 TDI (130) Ghia
  • Region: Yorkshire
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2013, 10:28:28 PM »
I'm pretty sure mine has the chassis number behind it, but it couldn't be seen until after I cleaned the window and bodywork underneath while I was fixing the wiper mechanism.

Offline Judeford

  • *
  • Posts: 10
  • Thanked: 0
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: '03 Trend 2.3
  • Region: Non UK
  • Country: Finland
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2013, 07:22:26 AM »
Hi all,

And thanks for the comprehensive light listings :)
In Finland we had, as trim levels, the basic model (can't recall the naming, sorry) then was Trend and Ghia at the top.
By the way, does anybody has photos of the footwell lights (front+back) installed?

My main interest is to add the footwell lights and the door lights. Especially the rear doors are sooo wiiiide that the lights would be very useful. We have a quite long dark winter here up in the north...

-J-

Offline Judeford

  • *
  • Posts: 10
  • Thanked: 0
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: '03 Trend 2.3
  • Region: Non UK
  • Country: Finland
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2013, 07:33:14 AM »
Hi all,

And thanks for the comprehensive light listings :)
In Finland we had, as trim levels, the basic model (can't recall the naming, sorry) then was Trend and Ghia at the top.
By the way, does anybody has photos of the footwell lights (front+back) installed?

My main interest is to add the footwell lights and the door lights. Especially the rear doors are sooo wiiiide that the lights would be very useful. We have a quite long dark winter here up in the north...

-J-

This was left out from my posting... so I was wondering is there already wiring inside the rear door. I have the manual windows, so there is no electrical things inside the door...?

Online Mirez

  • Pondering the next mod...
  • *
  • Posts: 3659
  • Thanked: 143
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: 03 115PS Ghia
  • First Name: Mark
  • Region: South West
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Mk2 courtesy lights / engine room light?
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2013, 01:26:33 PM »
Highly unlikely the wiring will be in place, even if you had electric windows they rarely wire in more then they have to.
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
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
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! :)

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Latest
3 Replies
2486 Views
Latest August 23, 2012, 09:12:18 PM
by Chrisporter55
1 Replies
1948 Views
Latest September 16, 2013, 05:53:05 PM
by Mirez
2 Replies
3328 Views
Latest January 13, 2015, 10:23:57 AM
by fedstar
1 Replies
1493 Views
Latest April 28, 2016, 04:46:02 AM
by johnnyroper
0 Replies
467 Views
Latest June 17, 2019, 09:07:08 PM
by SirDavidAlhambra
3 Replies
1480 Views
Latest June 24, 2019, 06:24:22 PM
by SirDavidAlhambra

Advertisement:


SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk