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    Thread: MKVI GTI Euro Switch..

    1. Member GingermanGolf's Avatar
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      03-11-2012 01:44 PM #1
      Can someone explain what the trigger wire does exactly? Most of my old cars have been plug-n-play when it comes to headlight switches...

      Also, does anyone here have one? And how do you like them?
      -Mike

      2012 GTI
      16v Turbo MK1 Cabriolet

    2. 03-11-2012 03:21 PM #2
      IIRC it's for the rear fog on LED tails. If you didn't see on Friday night when I reverse parked the drivers side reverse light was red compared to the passengers which was white. The wire triggers the fog while driving.


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      03-11-2012 04:07 PM #3
      The wire also allows you to disable DRLs. It's a realtively easy install, just takes a little time. ECS put together a great write up for it:

      http://www.ecstuning.com/stage/edoc/...structions.pdf

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