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Fitting footwell lights

Danny Scott Oct 28, 2009

  1. Danny Scott

    Danny Scott Member

    Hi everyone. Was thinking of getting some front footwell lights fitted to the A3 as it currently has none. Is it a simple case of finding a bulb holder and sticking a bulb in there or is it more complicated than that?

    Its a 2004 pre facelift model.

    many thanks.
  2. bluequattro

    bluequattro Member

    hi m8, look for robin a3 he has a how to on here, as well as others hth

  3. pns2007

    pns2007 Moonstone Grey VCDS Map User

    Yes I bought the looms off Robin A3 and fitted them to my 2008 A3. Fairly straight forward job.

    I have just fitted them to my A4 but decided this time to make the looms myself. Robin does (or did) make them for about £30 and they were excellent quality. I decided to have a go and make mine myself this time.

    Robin's guide is here:-


    You will need 2 repair wires (part number 000979133 (£1.30 each)), i further repair wire (part number 000979010 (£2.30 each) and 2 flat contact connectors (£1.65 each) also about 4 metres of cable and a roll of cloth tape. (All prices subject to VAT). A good place to get cables etc is from here (quicke delivery):-


    Also of course are the lights themselves - (part number 8D0 947 415 (£6.80 each +VAT)

    (The part numbers quoted are for an A4 but they are all the same parts and the same price just a different 3 digits at the front!)

    If your no good with a soldering Iron, then Robins looms are definately worth getting

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