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Help Rear number plate light problem A3!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by johnnysalv, May 25, 2010.

  1. johnnysalv
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    johnnysalv A3

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    [May 25, 2010]
    Hi I've got an A3 that i took for MOT. It's failed on the reg plate lights which aren't working. The fella at the garage said it might but the unit behind. But I really don't know can anyone help or do it need to change it??
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    Is this a common fault?
    The blubs are brand nre by the way LOL
    HEEEELP!!!
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    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    [May 25, 2010]
    Have you checked the connections and contacts? Sometimes they can scale over a bit, scratch it off, maybe this will get a better contact. Or a loose wire? Seen the units on Ebay not too dear at worse case.
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    PH1L Gievf Buckets VCDS Map User

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    as sarah says its more than likely the connections on the bulb holder they sometimes get rusty if they havent gotten a right seal emory or wire brush it up and youre good to go
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    johnnysalv A3

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    Mmm contacts are good. Serched on Ebay couldn't find any can you send me the link please
    Regards Johnny
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    PH1L Gievf Buckets VCDS Map User

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    just search for led lights, youll see them theyre like 30 quid a side and they are the whole units
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