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Any VW ID.4 owners? Can you dim the lights?

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#1 mkothe

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Posted 13 April 2021 - 09:08 PM

Hi,

I’m looking at one of these as a potential next car. Before I post in a model-specific forum I thought I’d ask here, since you understand what I’m looking for. I hear the Teslas are not good about staying dark when opening doors at night, I’m wondering if anyone has any experience if the ID4 is any better?

I realize there are probably not many of these on the roads yet, but I thought I’d try.

My backup plan is to get a Model Y and ask Elon Musk for a Dark or Astro mode, where the lights stay off and the display is red and the climate controls can be used 😁.

Thanks,
Michael
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Posted 14 April 2021 - 05:41 AM

Good point Michael.

 

Pull the fuse for the interior lights.



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Posted 14 April 2021 - 06:46 AM

Good point Michael.

Pull the fuse for the interior lights.


Thanks! I hear it’s not that easy anymore on newer cars, or have you done it? Which fuse(s) and are they easily accessed and identified? And what about the puddle lights and other exterior lights?

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Posted 15 April 2021 - 03:16 AM

It was a generic reply Michael.

 

If you're lucky the same fuse will stop the puddle lights too.

 

Exterior lights are controlled by the headlights/running lights lighting selector?

 

Newer cars have everything fused in my experience.



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Posted 15 April 2021 - 06:05 AM

Another old-school solution - open the covers and line with dark red cellophane. This way you have some light when you need it but won’t offend others on the observing field.

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