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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing gas discharge bulb -L13-/-L14-

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Removing and installing gas discharge bulb -L13-/-L14-

  WARNING
Risk of death due to high voltage! Risk of injury and environmental pollution!
Observe operation and safety notes for gas discharge bulbs → Chapter.
  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 headlight → Chapter.
   
–  Unscrew bolts -2- from housing cover -1-.
–  Remove housing cover -1-.
 

Removing and installing gas discharge bulb -L13-/-L14-

–  Press locking lug -1- in direction of arrow -A- to disconnect connector -2-.
 

Removing and installing gas discharge bulb -L13-/-L14-

–  Turn locking mechanism -1- in direction of arrow -A-.
–  Pull gas discharge bulb -2- out of housing in direction of arrow -B-.
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.
  Note
Installation position: connector faces downwards.
–  Test functionality.
–  Check headlight setting and adjust headlight if necessary → Booklet36.1
Specified torques
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - headlight“
 

Removing and installing gas discharge bulb -L13-/-L14-

Removing and installing side light bulb -M1-/-M3- (dual halogen headlights)
  Note
The left side light bulb -M1- or right side light bulb -M3- is integrated in the left headlight main beam bulb -M30- or right headlight main beam bulb -M32-, respectively.
–  Removing and installing side light bulb -M1-/-M3- → Chapter „Removing and installing headlight main beam bulb -M30-/-M32- (dual halogen headlights)“.
   
Removing and installing side light bulb -M1-/-M3-, gas discharge headlights
The left side light bulb -M1- or right side light bulb -M3- is integrated in the left daytime running light bulb -L174- or right daytime running light bulb -L175-, respectively.
–  Removing and installing side light bulb -M1-/-M3- → Chapter „Removing and installing daytime running light bulb -L174-/-L175-, gas discharge headlights“.
   
Removing and installing daytime running light bulb -L174-/-L175- (dual halogen headlights)
  Note
The left daytime running light bulb -L174- or right daytime running light bulb -L175- is integrated in the left headlight main beam bulb -M30- or right headlight main beam bulb -M32-, respectively.
–  Removing and installing daytime running light bulb -L174-/-L175- → Chapter „Removing and installing headlight main beam bulb -M30-/-M32- (dual halogen headlights)“.
   
Removing and installing headlight main beam bulb -M30-/-M32- (LED)
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Front-end hook -3370-   ...

Removing and installing daytime running light bulb -L174-/-L175-, 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. ...

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