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Interior lighting help

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by MixedUp, Nov 6, 2009.

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    [Nov 6, 2009]
    I was installing some interior led lights in the back dome and accidently put the wrong Led in, and all of a suddent all the interior lights went off. I replaced the original lights but the interior lights still won't come on. Can any one chime in on whats happened and how to fix?

    many thanks.
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    easy for a novice to replace?
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    ok will replace the fuse tommorow. got the manual out and the process seems fairly straigh forward.
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    sorry just had a look at the manual again and the diagram has a flat head screw driver being inserted to remove. Does it just clip ou?
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    Pull fuse out, put new fuse in

    I can't think of anything simpler :\
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    nah mate the actual panel on the side door. just want to make sure I'm pulling it out correctly and not breaking a clip.
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    The panel is clipped in, and will just pop / pry out
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    cheers. On a rhd vehicle is it on the right hand side? The diagram in the manual has it on the left but the vehicle in the diagram is rhd.

    cheers again.
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    1. Open drivers door
    2. Insert finger/screwdriver behind cover
    3. Pull
    4. Use fuse removal tool (provided and attached to cover) to remove fuse
    5. Replace with same rating fuse
    6. Replace fuse removal tool
    7. Replace cover
    8. Test lights
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    [Nov 6, 2009]
    thanks all crisis over all works ok now. realised the stupidity of my question re location of fuse box when I went in and had a look. It's obviously not on the side of the glove box. thanks again.
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