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A6 (C5) MY 2001 newbie help needed urgently

Discussion in 'A6/S6/Allroad forum (C5 Chassis)' started by Ace Rimmer, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. Ace Rimmer
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    [Jul 3, 2007]
    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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    [Jul 3, 2007]
    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
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    [Jul 5, 2007]
    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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