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Whats this cable?

ScottD3 Jan 31, 2011

  1. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    When wiring my head lights I noticed there was an extra cable in the orignal loom.
    The cable is green and white, its in the headlight plug but nothing for it in the head light.

    This is on the origanl pre-facelift loom.

    Any one know what this cable is for?
    I forgot to trace it or to see if it was live.
     
  2. aragorn

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

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    Fog lights?
     
  3. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    Hmm could be.

    It was only on the passenger side though.
     
  4. nwmlarge

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    do you have an outside temp sensor in front of the rad?
     
  5. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    Yup thats there.
     
  6. nwmlarge

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    head lamp washer wire maybe ?
     
  7. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    Its deffo something to do with the head light.

    The cable goes in to the headlight plug with 5 pins but the light socket only has 4 pins and cables.
    Fog lights is the only thing i can think it is.
     
  8. aragorn

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

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    Compare the color of the indicator wires i sent you, If they're also green/white then your mystery wire is the fogs, because i've realised i've actually given you the fog plugs from my car, not the indicators lol.
     
  9. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    HAHAHA
    Thats funny. :)

    That explained why the colours was different for the indicators. lol

    I now know what the cable is. Time to look for fog lights. :)
     
  10. aragorn

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

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    do you have a front fog button on the dash?
     
  11. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    Nope.
    only rear fogs.
     

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