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Old 20th July 2012, 01:24 PM
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I have just had a scour of the IVA manual with regards to lights and If I am not mistaken rear lights and indicators do not have to be E marked ....can anyone verfiy this or correct me if I am wrong.....the only mention is when it is a combined unit and the fog and rear are 100mm apart an E mark apparently confirms this.
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Old 20th July 2012, 03:05 PM
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As far as I can tell only the rear fog light needs to be e-marked (and the headlights if they are gas-discharge type).
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Old 20th July 2012, 04:29 PM
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I think fog lights have to have an E(or e) AND an F(or f)?
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Old 20th July 2012, 09:06 PM
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From the manual:
All rear fog lamps must display an e or E mark with a B or F
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Old 22nd July 2012, 12:54 PM
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I must say that seems odd as it was a requirement of the SVA, I know'cos I failed. (small round lucas lamps - reason for failure lenses not E marked)
Wonder if I could get a refund on the retest fee?
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Old 22nd July 2012, 01:15 PM
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BV have a look at the current iva manual and tell me where it says all rear lights require E's....I will probably play safe but I am going to put front indicators on that are not e marked and take a set with e marks (to be safe), but I would say according to the manual you probably are entitled to a refund
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