Rear fog light

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Rear fog light

Postby DIM4762 » Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:16 pm

Drove home last night with rear fog lights on, but on inspection only the offside was working. Having contacted Nissan today (bulbs under warranty for 1st year) they are telling me that there is only one rear fog light on car and that is the driver (offside) and that there isn't a rear fog light on the passenger (near) side.

Any chance that anyone can confirm whether this is true or not, many thanks.
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Rear fog light

Postby AlleyCat » Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:23 pm

Two at the front, just one at the back.
Just tested it now as i've not had cause to use them so far.

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Postby DIM4762 » Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:25 pm

Thank you Alleycat for taking the time to check for me.

I was expecting both to be working when I came home this morning, it just didn't look right with only the one on but at least it's a relief that all is well.


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Postby AlleyCat » Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:29 pm

I have a suspicion that it'll take a bulb and work.
It's probably just blanked off to save a few pence on the bulb.
I guess over millions of units it adds up.

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Postby DaveBerlin » Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:32 pm

Just to confirm ours is a LHD Tekna and it is only the Drivers Side that works - Dave
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Postby DIM4762 » Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:39 pm

Thanks for checking Dave. I feel a bit of a twirp telling Nissan that one of my bulbs has gone already!

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Postby gvmdaddy » Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:07 pm

Apparently its European legislationthat there should only be one rear fog light. It is off side one. Don't know the exact date but it came into force around 1993.
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Postby DIM4762 » Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:16 pm

Well I didn't realise that, many thanks gvmdaddy for the info.

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Postby AlleyCat » Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:36 pm

Weird.
I'm sure my last 2 cars had both rear fogs enabled and they were made by ze germans.
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Postby Gel » Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:11 pm

Another stupid EU decision IMO; obviously visibility of vehicle in front better with 2 rear fogs, assuming not on at wrong time.
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