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Old 02-23-2008, 09:55 AM   #1
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Exclamation Fogs on when unlock ONLY during night??

Do you know if it's possible find somewhere "an other module" that allows you to light up the foglights as Merc does, only when it's necessay (during the night)

maybe using the auto headlight light sensor?

i've tried "search" but nothing came out.. and this might be a great idea (considering that new 3er has it)
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Old 02-23-2008, 10:28 AM   #2
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The only possible way to wire it up is going to wire it up with the headlights. Once the headlights turn on, the fogs do as also........

I don't find it a big deal when I turn on my headlights, i just press the fogs also. Its no big deal for me, its just an extra .5 sec
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Do you know if it's possible find somewhere "an other module" that allows you to light up the foglights as Merc does, only when it's necessay (during the night)

maybe using the auto headlight light sensor?

i've tried "search" but nothing came out.. and this might be a great idea (considering that new 3er has it)
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Old 02-23-2008, 11:04 AM   #4
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...hemmm..

sorry my fault..

i meant turn them on when you unlock the car via remote..

something as a reverse "follow me home function"
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Relays are very useful.
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Old 02-23-2008, 12:09 PM   #6
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yeah.. a relay hooked on the interior lights might help but my goal is NOT to have them turned on during the daylight..

that's why the idea of using the OEM sensor of auto headlights,

the process will be: unlock the car, power goes to the sensor, the sensor recognize that is dark,close the realy and turn on the position light (and an other relay will turn on the fogs)

it's easy to figure, but unfortunately i'm less that a 0 in this kind of stuff
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