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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing front turn signal bulb -M5-/-M7- (gas discharge headlights)

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Removing and installing front turn signal bulb -M5-/-M7- (gas discharge 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.
If the left turn signal bulb on vehicles with TDI engine cannot be removed as described, then the air filter housing needs to be removed → Rep. gr.23.
If the front right turn signal bulb cannot be removed as described for vehicles with TDI engines, then the fuel filter must be detached. The fuel filter is laid to side with fuel lines attached → Rep. gr.20.
Removing
   
–  Turn housing cover -1- in direction of arrow -A- and remove it from headlight.
 

Removing and installing front turn signal bulb -M5-/-M7- (gas discharge headlights)

–  Turn bulb holder -1- anti-clockwise as far as stop.
–  Pull bulb holder -1- out of reflector -2- in direction of arrow -A-.
 

Removing and installing front turn signal bulb -M5-/-M7- (gas discharge headlights)

–  Disconnect connector -1- from front left turn signal bulb -M5- and its holder -2-.
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
 

Removing and installing front turn signal bulb -M5-/-M7- (gas discharge headlights)

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