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Sun Visor/Vanity lights

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Djwoody, Apr 14, 2012.

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    Djwoody Member

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    How do you turn them on?
    Both the driver and passenger side in my 2008 A3 don't turn on, and I can't see a switch.
    I've checked the bulbs and they're fine.

    Chris
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    Geraldy212 Sportback owner

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    On our 2006 car, the vanity lights turn on when you pull down the sun visor to look into the mirror. There is no switch as such, but there must be a sensor in the sun visor itself. Strange that both don't turn on. Perhaps a look into the settings with VCDS may turn up a reason for this behaviour. There may be a setting to turn-on this feature. Experienced VCDS drivers will know. Check on the fuse just in case.
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    On my 2008 S3 they come on automatically when you slide open the mirror covers.
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    What he said ^^^^!
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    Bugger ! - my 2006 sportback doesn't have any vanity mirror lights. Mind you it's not French, maybe that's why ?? lol
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