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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Lighting System

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Category: Body Electrical System

Lamps, lights. Parking lights, running lights. Whatever you call them, Datsun 1200s have them.

Contents

Operation

Headlight Switch

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Turn Signal Switch

Replacing Procedure

1972 USA Owners manual

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(see pages 36-38)

headlights
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front & rear
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license lamp & side lamps

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Interior Lamps

The room lamp, also known a dome light.

Main: Room Lamp

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Headlights

Datsun 1200 uses the standard 7-inch round sealed beam headlamp. And changed to large Square healights in 1990.

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Side Lamps

Side lamps come in two sizes: small and large. Side lamps are larger on North American models, also the fenders come with a larger hole to match. Euro/Asia guards/wings can be used on America 1200s, if the hole is enlarged.

North America - Large running lights (markers)
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Other regions - Small turn signal lights (indicators)
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Front Lights

Parking lights/Running lights and turn-signal lamps (blinkers) are provided by the front combination lamp. All 1200 body style use the same Assembly (Coupe/Sedan/Van/Truck).

Europe | Japan
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Rear Lights

Running lights, brake lamps (stop lights) and turn-signal lamps (blinkers) are provided by the rear combination lamp.

Japan/USA/ZA: red-red-white
AUS/Europe: orange-red-white

Sedan | Coupe | Truck | Van
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Rear License Plate Lamp

Each body style (sedan, coupe, wagon) uses a different kind of number plate lamp. Truck uses the coupe type. The type of lamp corresponds with the bumper type.

Coupe/Truck under bumper | Sedan in bumper | Van above plate
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Sedan side-lit
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Driving Lights

side markers, front combination lamp, rear combination lamp

Fog Lamps

Fog Lights were an Option.

Main: Fog Lamps

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Dash Lamps

The instrument meter cluster uses seven lamps which fit in the seven black holders (Wedge Lock lamps - twist lock)
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Troubleshooting

Lamp Specifications

Main: Bulbs

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Wiring