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    Hi guys
    Tonight on way home from work there was a new X5 following me, i noticed when he indecated his fog light came on then slowley faded off once indecator was off, iv noticed this before on some mercs. Is this something i could do to my car i think it is a cool mod, any help would be grate cheers.
     
     

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    Usually this happens because they fit the wrong stop/tail lamp bulb by fitting a single pin instead of a double pin. This then causes a feed back through the earth to one or more bulbs in the light cluster.

    In other words this is caused by acidentally shorting the electrics - not really a cool mod!
     
     

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    mk3 escorts used to suffer really badly with this was down to a bad earth
     
     

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    No I mean front foglight ,my mate has a merc clc he has added visual pack when he bought it means he got xenon headlight and when you put indecator on or turn a sharp corner the foglight comes on depending witch way he was turning.
     
     

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    Buy a merc then?

    Seriously dont see the point myself, but completely doable if your happy to start messing with relays, diodes etc.
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    Buy a petrol fuelled BMW again
     
     

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    Lol ok il have ago does anyone know a good sorce of relays and diods?
     
     

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    Is it not part of the whole new Daylight Running Lights that are an EU requirement? I have seen it on Seat's before now, at first I thought it was a blown fog light bulb until I realised it was interlinked to the steering
     
     

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    Yer thats the one mate seems like a good idea when you go round corner it lites up that area
     
     

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    strange would have thought as its a fog light that law says can only be used at times when visibility is reduced and might be issue for mot maybe someone could explain right or wrong
     
     

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    its to help when turning a corner,a fiat i had once had this though it was linked purely to the steering i.e i just had to turn left and the left fog would come on and vice versa (only wen the lights were on though) i thought it was cool as muck so if you work it out i wanna know how lol
     
     

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