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Driving lights.

Hello, I am new to this site and have struggled to get this far to be honest but here goes!
I bought my Panda 4x4 New in October 2013. Great little car but am I alone in wondering why only front driving lights?
Can I link in the rear lights too so I can never ever forget to put on my lights and yet I don't need to have dipped heads if I don't want or need them?
Ayone know how to do this please?
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Don't thihnk you can - it's all CANBUS controlled and complies with the EU DRL regulations. The rear lights only come on when either dipped headlights or fog lights are switched on too. There are now no such things as sidelights on our Pandas unfortunately.

So we'll all have to concentrate and remember to put lights on when it's dark and I am amazed at how many people see their instruments lit up at night and assume that their lights are on, despite not being able to see where they're going....

And don't even get me started on Auto Light system that don't see fog as a good enough reason to switch on and drivers who never even think to check
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Re: Driving lights.

Not what I had hoped to hear but thank you for taking the time to answer.
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Re: Driving lights.

Lightbar for the roof. Needs bars but easy to wire in, either via the 12v socket or switch & relay.
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Re: Driving lights.

Quote Originally Posted by R1NGA View Post
Don't thihnk you can - it's all CANBUS controlled and complies with the EU DRL regulations. The rear lights only come on when either dipped headlights or fog lights are switched on too. There are now no such things as sidelights on our Pandas unfortunately.

So we'll all have to concentrate and remember to put lights on when it's dark and I am amazed at how many people see their instruments lit up at night and assume that their lights are on, despite not being able to see where they're going....

And don't even get me started on Auto Light system that don't see fog as a good enough reason to switch on and drivers who never even think to check
I thought that too - how could anyone drive down the road and not realise they've not switched their lights on... But I've just switched to a Panda from a Citigo and the DRL on the Panda are so bright that I didn't realise that I hadn't put my headlights on the other evening until I was flashed. Felt rather stupid for doing something I've berated other drivers for, for years! Now I've gone to the other extreme and check and double check the headlights several times to satisfy myself I'm not driving down the road, with no headlights (in a black car!!)
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