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A4 B6 Avant - 4 x H7 bulbs?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by DALE_AVANT, Jan 23, 2012.

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    [Jan 23, 2012]
    As title, looking to replace the main bulbs, and noticed two "extra" dome-like lenses.

    Are the 2 x H7 in there as well, therefore 4 required?
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    [Jan 23, 2012]
    I no the dipped beam are h7 and then u have your full beam ones
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    [Jan 23, 2012]
    So four in total, with two only being used when on full beam/flash?
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    [Jan 23, 2012]
    Two dipped beam and two full beam 4 altogether
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    [Jan 23, 2012]
    Thanks for the info Stu/Simon
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    [Jan 23, 2012]
    I think the fogs are the same too?
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    [Jan 24, 2012]
    Fogs are H11's.
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    [Jan 24, 2012]
    No they are h11 :)
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    [Jan 24, 2012]
    Thanks for the replies guys.

    Are the lights in the bumper "driving lights" or "fog lights"?
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    [Jan 26, 2012]
    From the quick look I had earlier, are the "dome" or "fish-eye" lights the normal driving dipped headlights?

    And the other "naked" bulbs are the full beams?
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    [Jan 26, 2012]
    Yes. You could tell that by putting the lights on and walking around the front for a look!
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    [Jan 26, 2012]
    Indeed - that's exactly what I did!

    This is my first VAG, I've had almost exclusively Peugeot for the last ten years. On the Pugs I've had, the headlight bulb that is visible is usually the dipped and main beam, and there is is only 1 bulb per side.

    Hence me expecting that the normal driving lights would be the ones that I can see through the outer lense, and the "extra" 2 bulbs behind the dome would be the main beam of sorts.

    I'm up to speed now though, thanks for your info.

    To clarify for others that may stumble upon this thread:

    - Dipped normal driving lights - behind the domed "fish-eye" - H7.
    - Full beam - visible from outside of car - H7.
    - Fog lights - located in bumper - H11.
    - Side lights - ??
    - Indicators - ??
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