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    A6 (C5) MY 2001 newbie help needed urgently

    Just reversed into sodding skip and smashed rear light cluster on drivers side. New one ordered bt any tips for DIY replacement with limited skills !!!!


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    Removing and installing rear light
    Removing
    Switch off ignition and remove ignition key.
    Turn light switch to 0 position.
    Remove luggage compartment side trim cover.

    Unplug electrical connector.
    Unscrew the 4 nuts.
    Squeeze retainer tabs -arrows- at bulb housing -2- and detach rear light outwards.
    Installing
    Install in reverse order, paying attention to the following:
    NoteMake sure gasket between body and rear light housing provides a proper seal.
    Before tightening nuts, align rear light with body contours (even shut lines).
    Tightening torque
    Rear light to body 4 Nm
    Enda1

    96 S6 2.3T
    99 A6 1.8T SE
    93 80 2.0 (gone)
    93 Kawasaki ZZR600

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    Thanks

    Top reply cheers - completely idiot proof, just what was required.

    All done now save for the minor body work repair so back to normal next week

 

 

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