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What's With Eastars And Their Rear Fog Lights?!


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Posted 29 January 2012 - 10:08 PM

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Seriously, out of every 10 Eastars I see on the road on a CLEAR, DRY night, 6 to 7 of them will have their rear fog lights turned on. I mean, did the cars left the PDI with the rear fog lights turned on by default and the SA never explained where to switch it off/on of what? It annoys every car that has the misfortune of trailing one on such a night.

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 05:17 PM

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There should be a switch on the dash for it. You know very well most Malaysian will drive with Hazards lights on in the rain, so drive with fog lights on in the day is no different......hahahahahahaha smile_big.gif

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 01:29 PM

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QUOTE (vr2turbo @ Jul 5 2012, 05:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There should be a switch on the dash for it. You know very well most Malaysian will drive with Hazards lights on in the rain, so drive with fog lights on in the day is no different......hahahahahahaha smile_big.gif

There is a switch for it. Interestingly enough, to use that switch, the front fog lights need to be switched on too. Otherwise, you can activate the switch but the lights don't come on. smile_tongue.gif

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 08:47 AM

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QUOTE (GTti @ Jul 22 2012, 01:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There is a switch for it. Interestingly enough, to use that switch, the front fog lights need to be switched on too. Otherwise, you can activate the switch but the lights don't come on. smile_tongue.gif


Sometimes it's 'nice' to drive with such a light on when you know most other cars on the road don't have one....

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Posted 10 August 2012 - 05:19 PM

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QUOTE (GTti @ Jul 22 2012, 01:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There is a switch for it. Interestingly enough, to use that switch, the front fog lights need to be switched on too. Otherwise, you can activate the switch but the lights don't come on. smile_tongue.gif

However in the Chery SUV, there is separate switch for front and rear lights

QUOTE (Mean @ Aug 9 2012, 08:47 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sometimes it's 'nice' to drive with such a light on when you know most other cars on the road don't have one....

True, but when there is no fog, the lights are too glaring for the car in the rear.... smile_shock.gif

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 12:28 AM

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QUOTE (kenso @ Jan 29 2012, 10:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Seriously, out of every 10 Eastars I see on the road on a CLEAR, DRY night, 6 to 7 of them will have their rear fog lights turned on. I mean, did the cars left the PDI with the rear fog lights turned on by default and the SA never explained where to switch it off/on of what? It annoys every car that has the misfortune of trailing one on such a night.

You can turn it off separately rear and front fog light. It is very useful while heavy rain or driving at no street light place. BTW VW also same. This is Europe spec. Jap car won't have this.
At the dashboard will have two control, one for front and one for rear. Just press it, simple.


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Posted 31 December 2012 - 03:50 PM

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Like what Kenso said, those owners need to be educated by the sales personnel to only use the feature when there is heavy rain. Unlike countries which have fog, Malaysia has heavy rain and the rear fog lights are particularly useful during these heavy downpours. With great specifications come great responsibility!

But to be fair, I have seen Mercedes Benzes, Beemers and now even Preves with their rear fogs on even on clear nights. So, I guess those who have this feature need to be aware that they are activating it.
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Posted 08 January 2013 - 09:25 PM

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QUOTE (lowpro @ Dec 31 2012, 03:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Like what Kenso said, those owners need to be educated by the sales personnel to only use the feature when there is heavy rain. Unlike countries which have fog, Malaysia has heavy rain and the rear fog lights are particularly useful during these heavy downpours. With great specifications come great responsibility!

But to be fair, I have seen Mercedes Benzes, Beemers and now even Preves with their rear fogs on even on clear nights. So, I guess those who have this feature need to be aware that they are activating it.


Benz, yes .... Beemers, yes ... Preve? Honestly, not yet. Seen a couple of Peugeot 207 running with them on too .... but nothing beats the number of Eastars with its blardy rear fog lights switched on on clear, cloudless night skies!!! Just saw 2 more the other day .... feel like wanting to overtake them, switch on my own rear fog lights and flash them a couple of times.

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 09:45 AM

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QUOTE (lowpro @ Dec 31 2012, 03:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Like what Kenso said, those owners need to be educated by the sales personnel to only use the feature when there is heavy rain. Unlike countries which have fog, Malaysia has heavy rain and the rear fog lights are particularly useful during these heavy downpours. With great specifications come great responsibility!

But to be fair, I have seen Mercedes Benzes, Beemers and now even Preves with their rear fogs on even on clear nights. So, I guess those who have this feature need to be aware that they are activating it.

Educate? Cannot even tell those not to use hazard lights when driving in the rain, now educate them on something new?.... smile_shock.gif

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 03:30 PM

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QUOTE (lowpro @ Dec 31 2012, 03:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Like what Kenso said, those owners need to be educated by the sales personnel to only use the feature when there is heavy rain. Unlike countries which have fog, Malaysia has heavy rain and the rear fog lights are particularly useful during these heavy downpours. With great specifications come great responsibility!

But to be fair, I have seen Mercedes Benzes, Beemers and now even Preves with their rear fogs on even on clear nights. So, I guess those who have this feature need to be aware that they are activating it.


see that red light... thats how fog lamp works in heavy rain or thick fog.



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