VW Golf manuals

Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual: Changing the bulb in the number plate light

Volkswagen Golf Owners Manual / If and when / Practical tips / Changing bulbs / Changing the bulb in the number plate light

Fig. 241 In the rear bumper: number plate light

Fig. 242 Number plate light: removing the bulb holder

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings
The actions should only be carried out in the specified order:
1. Observe and follow the instructions on the checklist.
2. Press the retaining lug for the number plate in the direction of the arrow .
3. Pull the number plate light out slightly.
4. Push the catch on the connector in the direction of the arrow and pull the connector out.
5. Turn the bulb holder in the direction of the arrow and pull it out together with the bulb.
6. Replace the defective bulb with a new bulb of the same type.
7. Insert the bulb holder into the number plate light and turn it as far as it will go in the opposite direction to the arrow .
8. Connect the connector to the bulb holder.
9. Carefully put the number plate light into the opening in the body. Ensure that you put the number plate light in the right way round.
10. Push the number plate light into the bumper until it clicks into place.

There are various types of number plate lights, so the design of the bulb holder may vary from those shown in the illustrations.

It is not possible to change the LEDs in number plate lights with LED technology. Proceed to a qualified workshop.

Changing bulbs in the tail light cluster in the body
Fig. 239 On the side of the luggage compartment: removing the tail light cluster Fig. 240 Tail light cluster in the body: removing the bulb holder ① to ⑤: release tabs First read and obser ...

Starting the engine with jump leads
...

Other materials:

Checking maximum wheel lock
The maximum wheel lock is determined with the aid of the wheel alignment computer. –  When the values for the maximum wheel lock lie outside the tolerances, then check following: Are steering or suspen ...

Checklist
In some countries, special safety standards and emissions-related legislation apply that may differ from the construction of the vehicle. Volkswagen recommends that you visit your Volkswagen dealership before travelling abroad to find out about any legal requirements and the following is ...

Assembly overview - brake pedal, LHD vehicles
The brake pedal travel must not be restricted by additional floor coverings.   Note Do not lubricate or grease the pivot pin. The pivot pin must remain dry.     1 -  S ...

© 2016-2019 Copyright www.vwgolf.org