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headlight wiring question

staggspeed Apr 28, 2010

  1. staggspeed

    staggspeed staggspeed

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    I have done all the usual searches and cannot find the answer to this: On fitting facelift lights into a prefacelift using the plugs and tails from the facelift donor car sure enough all the colour codings match up,now with the pre facelift plugs cut of i am left with (after all the other wires are spliced onto the facelift plug) 1 yellow and black which previously ran to the larger plug in the old light and one yellow and black which ran to the smaller plug,can anyone tell me how i determine which ones correspond with the 2 coming from the the facelift plug or dosnt it matter?also the small grey/black wire dosnt match to the facelift either,many apologies for the longwinded description or is it me being thick.
     
  2. electricracer

    electricracer Member

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    whats not working when you turn it on?
     
  3. staggspeed

    staggspeed staggspeed

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    have not wired them yet,was trying to check before hand,thanks.
     
  4. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    i suspect the wires your left with are for the foglights, assuming your original headlamp was the triple bulb type?
     
  5. staggspeed

    staggspeed staggspeed

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    thanks aragon but the originals were the single h4 bulb type,now going to delve into the wiring diagrams for the original lights,will let you know what i come up with,but still welcome any other advice.
     
  6. staggspeed

    staggspeed staggspeed

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    Right think its sorted,wont know yet though because its chucking it down with rain.there are 2 black/yellows because one is for headlight and one is for adj motor,and the white green is for foglight, all other wires correspond.
     

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