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    Thread: MK3 low beams on while high beams on

    1. 07-22-2015 05:16 PM #1
      Hello everyone,

      I have just installed these amazing headlights on my MK3 and I have noticed that when being in low beam mode and switching to high beam, my low beams shuts off, lefting only highs. So I want both beams working simulteneously while highs are enabled.

      I do know that on H4 it is not recommended due to high wattage ant temperatures, but in my case, when headlights with separate reflectors this mod is safe to do.

      I know so far that I just need to use some sort of jumper in my relay box (that's all?!). Could you help me for sure? I don't want to screw everything up.
      Last edited by vwgolf3lt; 07-26-2015 at 08:48 PM.

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    3. 07-26-2015 09:02 PM #2
      Sorry for my broken English, up!

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      07-26-2015 11:21 PM #3
      Yep you pretty much answered your own question. One of those jumpers is to have low beams stay on with the high beams. The other jumper is to make your fog lights stay on when you switch to high beams. I couldn't say off the top of my head which is which. You can also make your own jumpers with a couple tiny pieces of wire and 4 spade terminals, plugging them in as you see in the picture you linked to.

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    6. 07-27-2015 06:57 AM #4
      Appreciated your input! I am pretty sure my fogs stays on while in highs already, so I need to figure out first part only. At the moment my fuse box looks like this. Marked red is where I need to put my jumper? Is it right spot? And also, do I need to plug the battery off before pluging in the jumper?

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      07-27-2015 10:20 AM #5
      No, look at the picture again

      It would need to be in the other 2 spots. You don't need to touch the battery, just make sure your lights and ignition is off. It won't be getting any power anyway if your ignition and lights are off. A little piece of wire and two spade connectors and you're good to go.

      Like one of these

    8. 07-27-2015 01:10 PM #6
      Oh, you mean this yellow part? Pardon, I am completely new to this kind of things, so please excuse me. Meanwhile, while waiting response I will try to find some jumpers.

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      07-27-2015 04:20 PM #7
      Yep, that yellow part.

      Finding that exact jumper will be difficult to find. I'm telling you- make your own. Incredibly easy to make and won't even cost you anything really. Would take you one minute.

      That's all there is to it. Good luck!

    10. 08-02-2015 03:49 PM #8
      Thanks for all the help, it worked like a charm, now I will hope jumper will stay in place.

      Have a good day!

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      08-14-2019 11:50 AM #9
      I'm not sure if this is considered thread jacking, or a productive question -

      What amperage fuse would be used IF this was fused? Is it 100% fine just to jumper as long as the wire isn't under-gauged?

      Thanks in advance, my good homies.
      ... and if you don't know, now you know.

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