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Footwell and door lights not working - fuse is ok?

shaz Nov 1, 2012

  1. shaz

    shaz Member

    Hey guys, whilst trying to fit leather recaros to my b6 avant I noticed the footwell lights aren't working now iv checked the fuse all is well, any ideas what could cause this?

    And I'm still having probs with the electric on the seats as they stopped working as soon as I put the passenger seat in, even my original seat with only lumbar support has stopped working!

    Any help guys?
  2. DieselJake

    DieselJake Well-Known Member

    Wiring issue perhaps.
  3. shaz

    shaz Member

    Very unlikely as it were working 10 mins before I put an electric seat in,

    The only thing I realised that my friends car had 4 pins under the seat plug but mine had 2 but when u plugged in the seat the electric still worked
  4. spartacus 68

    spartacus 68 Active Member quattro Audi A2 Audi Avant Owner Group

    Don't know about the specifics of the seat installation and how it may have effected things - but I had a problem with the footwell and door light (front passenger side only) on my B5. First thing to do is get a multimeter so you can check if there is 12v supply, continuity signal for sections of wiring, etc. I stripped out the door card, checked wiring and checked fuse, etc. I eventually traced the problem to the door lock microswitch. It just needed a quick clean, grease door lock and put it all back together. Now works perfectly.

    if all lights are out it could well be something else?
  5. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    change the fuses 1 either side
    from the 10 amp to 30 amp ones

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