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

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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.

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