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Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 10:20 pm 
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Hey Guy's & Gal's,

this might seem a straight forward issue, and maybe a bit stupid on my part, but here goes!

The rear (interior) lights in my EF FUTURA are nothing short of f***ing hopeless! They seem to struggle to operate at the best of times, and when they do - they are a VERY dull yellow light, and useless. They are now switched off permanately, but they do come in handy - when working correctly!!!

I have checked the globes and some of the wiring and all seems fine!

Any help appreciated! :D

Cheers - Matt. :) :) :)
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Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 10:29 pm 
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mine are the same, if you are REALLY concerned about it get LED festoon lights to replace them. i havent even bothered since i dont sit in the back!

 

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Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 10:30 pm 
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Check the wattage of the bulbs, make sure that where the bulb goes in isnt corroded, and that the terminals for the switch arent corroded either!

 

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Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2006 9:06 am 
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Mine are fine.

You'll notice its the same as the main interior lights.
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Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2006 11:12 am 
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yeah - my switches were a bit dodgy, take em out, fold up a bit of sandpaper and push in between the contacts to give them a clean. worked a treat on mine!!!

 

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Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2006 11:38 am 
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the bulbs are just old!

just get some new 1's and clean em like happy suggested

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2006 7:58 pm 
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Thanks guy's - I'll clean 'em up and even replace the bulbs. With a baby to slot into a car capsule and seeing in general - they actually do make a difference!

Cheers - Matt. :) :) :)
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