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2009 VW fox. Sidelights don't come on. Replaced column stalk and checked relay. Number plate light works Ok as that son a separate circuit. Seems ntermitted but as instrument light isn't part of the sidelight circuit I don't know when they are not working..Any advice as to where to look for pidelighting problem would be appreciated. Thanks.

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SOURCE: instrument panl lights wont come on

did you heck the dimmer switch?

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SOURCE: no headlights on vw passat sidelights on. main

Relay 163 behind the fuse panel may be defective or has been removed to disable daytime running lights.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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SOURCE: VW Transporter,replaced the indicator stalk/switch but indicators

Hi
First check that the new switch is an EXACT match to the one you removed. There are a number of different switches that will all fit on to the column, but do not match exactly.
Re check that ALL the plug connections are fully pressed into place.
This is usually the problem and is an easy error to make
Good luck
John

Posted on Dec 17, 2009

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We had the same problem and ours was the fuse. Open the fuse box cover below the steering wheel and you will see 3 rows of fuses, the top row are horizontal (these are spare fuses) and the two rows underneath are vertical. You will need to use a pair of narrow pliers to remove the red 10 amp fuse from the 7th slot from the left hand side. When you have removed it you should be able to see that the fuse wire inside is broken. Replace it with the spare red 10 amp fuse from the top row. This solved our problem. VW need a kick up the backside for not even providing a fuse diagram for the Fox.

Posted on Jan 10, 2010

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SOURCE: vw fox lights do not go on despite changing fuses and relays

Try testing the switch and then the relay. Usually its the switch. Use a flat screw driver to pull it s out of there connector. Use a jumper wire and shop manual to jump the terminals and see if the lights come on. If they do its the switch.
The relay you check for continuity and resistance.

Posted on Mar 18, 2010

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