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United Kingdom 2013 Discovery 4 3.0 TDV6 GS Auto Loire BlueDiscovery 4
Auto lights retrofit

One for the GS and commercial owners out there. Massive thanks to Beanie to help me source correct parts Bow down Thumbs Up

I am looking to update the front bumper to have fogs and parking and I realised the switch pack that I had bought had the option for auto lights too - and as it was there I wanted it to work!

I got a smash to the windscreen so took the opportunity to get LR to order in the high spec windscreen - its the one with the rain sensor on their system Rolling Eyes .

Parts needed:
Headlight Switch
Mirror with auto sensor connection and with cover to hold rain sensor and cover wires
Rain sensor / light sensor
New windscreen
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Before windscreen fitted:
For the headlight switch replacement you just need a sharp pull on the trim to unclip which to allow you to swap over the switch (the piece on top of the dash on pic below and ignore all the other goings on!)

Make sure you have the loom in the headliner - its the black one and grey/red ones you need. There is a nib in the headliner that you can feed these through easily

Old windscreen with loom connections pulled through

New windscreen - note connections for mirror and sensor

Finished effort - took fitter less than 1 hour to fit this morning and auto lights working fine - will ccf rain sensors to be on too to see if that works
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Rain sensor will work too Thumbs Up

Good job, I didn't document it Embarassed
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Spain 2006 Discovery 3 TDV6 SE Manual Tonga GreenDiscovery 3

is the same as in the D3, I installed it several years ago and Geoff. activated it ..... everything works ok, rain sensor will work fine of course
 Expectant to see the course of negotiations!!!  
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