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VW MKIV-A4 TDIs (VE and PD) This is a general discussion about A4/MkIV Jetta (99.5-~2005), Golf(99.5-2006), and New Beetle(98-2006). Both VE and PD engines are covered here.

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Old November 19th, 2007, 03:42   #1
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Default Extra bulb socket in each tail light

When changing the bulbs in the tail lights on my '00 Golf I noticed there was an extra bulb socket on each light assembly. It's on the bottom farthest away from the center on each assembly. The rear light housing has a piece of plastic blocking a bulb from being pushed in and consequently from being put in the associated bulb socket.

Why is there this extra bulb socket and what are the details for it?
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Old November 19th, 2007, 03:51   #2
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its for rear foglamps....many threads cover this
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Old November 19th, 2007, 11:28   #3
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You can add bulbs and have extra brake lights. I took a Dremel tool and cut out the plastic that was blocking access to one of the bulbs.

Check out the "5 brake light" mod. I believe it is in the How-To section. It took me about 10 minutes to do and cost about $8.00.
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