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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing brake and tail light bulb -M21-/-M22

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Tail lights / Removing and installing brake and tail light bulb -M21-/-M22

  Note
Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way.
Removing
–  Remove tail light cluster on body → Chapter.
  Caution
The bulb holder must not be turned!
Otherwise the bulb holder will be damaged.
Pull the bulb holder in a straight line towards rear. If necessary, carefully release retaining lugs using a suitable screwdriver.
   
–  Pull bulb holder -1- in a straight line -arrow A- out of housing.
–  Pull brake and tail light bulb out of bulb holder.
Installing
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:
  Caution
Risk of damage to the bulb.
Do not touch the glass part of the bulb with bare fingers. Fingers leave traces of grease on the glass bulb, which vaporise when the bulb is switched on and cause the glass bulb to cloud over.
Wear, for example, clean fabric gloves when inserting bulbs.
–  Test functionality.
 

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