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    Question Rear Fog Light?

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    Does anyone know what color it's supposed to be? I assume red but...?
    I would like to open up the hole and add a LED in there that comes on with DRLs for a little visibility from the rear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by R01k View Post
    Is anyone's Mirage equipped with them?
    My Space Star is. AFAIK it's mandatory in the Netherlands.
    Quote Originally Posted by IchabodCrane View Post
    Does anyone know what color it's supposed to be? I assume red but...?
    Yellow.

    /Edit: The dashboard symbol is yellow. The rear fog light itself is red. In my previous car it contained the same light bulb as the brake lights. Don't know about the Space Star.
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    Color depends on country. Some colors are amber and some are red and same luminance as the brake light. In the USA and Canada, red would be the case. Amber is dedicated for signal only, whereas red can be clearance, signal, or brake.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Space Wolf View Post
    My Space Star is. AFAIK it's mandatory in the Netherlands.
    Yellow.

    /Edit: The dashboard symbol is yellow. The rear fog light itself is red. In my previous car it contained the same light bulb as the brake lights. Don't know about the Space Star.

    Where is the control to turn them on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by R01k View Post
    Where is the control to turn them on?
    The pole(?) containing the light switch has an extra ring, to switch both the front and rear fog lights. One tick forward is switch on the fog front light, two ticks is fog rear light. So it's not possible to switch on the rear light without switching on the front light.

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    I didn't realize there were both symbols on the fog light switch you mentioned it. Makes sense now.

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    Front Fog Lights are Green here in the UK

    Rear Fog Light is Orange

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