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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing headlight dipped beam bulb (dual halogen headlights)

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Electrical system / Lights, lamps, switches outside / Headlight / Removing and installing headlight dipped beam bulb (dual halogen headlights)

  Note
Left headlight dipped beam bulb -M29- and right headlight dipped beam bulb -M31- are only fitted on dual halogen headlights.
Removal and installation are described for the left side. Removal and installation on the right side are carried out in the same way.
Removing
   
–  Turn housing cover -1- in direction of arrow -A-.
–  Remove housing cover -1-.
 

Removing and installing headlight dipped beam bulb (dual halogen headlights)

–  Turn bulb holder -1- in direction of arrow -A- until locking lug -3- is in recess -2-.
–  Pull out bulb holder -1- in direction of arrow -B-.
 

Removing and installing headlight dipped beam bulb (dual halogen headlights)

–  Pull bulb -1- out of bulb 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.
–  Insert new bulb into bulb holder.
–  Insert bulb holder into reflector whilst ensuring that locking lug points upwards and fits into recess.
–  Test functionality.
–  Check headlight setting and adjust headlight if necessary → Booklet36.1
 

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