sidelights don't illuminate when I switch them on

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My sidelights don't illuminate when I switch them on but they illuminate when main lights are switched on, the rear lights illuminate with no problems can anyone throw a light on the subject?
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Welcome to the forum Prockybolton
My sidelights don't illuminate when I switch them on but they illuminate when main lights are switched on,
I would double check that the W5W side light bulbs are actually working by just changing them for new ones. They are often overlooked anyway. It can be difficult to see if the side light is illuminating or if its just a reflection from the dipped headlight.

good sidelights;
Citroen C3 Side light bulb
Citroen C3 Side light bulb
bad side lights;
Blown side light lamp on a Citroen C3
Blown side light lamp on a Citroen C3
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Hi thanks for the reply my side lights are blue ones and they do actually light up when main lights are on but I will check all the connections tomorrow weather permitting thanks paul
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Hi thanks for the reply my side lights are blue ones
I see, let me know how you get on.

If it dries up a bit I will see what I have to do to get my side lights on and post the results for you.
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Thanks that would be great I also will post reply let's hope I get it sorted paul
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