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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing front turn signal bulb -M5-/-M7-, dual halogen headlights

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Removing and installing front turn signal bulb -M5-/-M7-, dual halogen headlights

  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
   
–  Pull housing cover -1- off headlight.
 

Removing and installing front turn signal bulb -M5-/-M7-, dual halogen headlights

–  Pull grip together with bulb holder -1- out of reflector -2- in direction of arrow -A-.
 

Removing and installing front turn signal bulb -M5-/-M7-, dual halogen headlights

–  Pull front left turn signal bulb -M5--2- out of bulb holder -1-.
Installing
Install in the reverse order of removal, observing the following:
  Caution
Risk of damage to the headlight.
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.
Make sure the housing cover is correctly seated when installing. The ingress of water will lead to permanent damage to the headlight.
–  Test functionality.
–  Check headlight setting and adjust headlight if necessary → Booklet36.1
 

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